Jump-start DH grants via “Resilient Networks” (apply by Friday October 14)


Digital humanists participating in a library workshop [image originally posted here].

As previously announced on this blog, GW has been awarded a substantial Andrew W. Mellon grant to support “Resilient Networks to Support Inclusive Digital Humanities.” Competitive jump-start grants of $5000 are now being offered to member-institution faculty pursuing digital humanities projects!

Read more about the scale and scope of the Mellon grant here. If you wish to apply for one of these jump-start grants, visit the official link and online application at the GW Libraries site.

Open Access in the Disciplines: A Conversation on October 6th


Open Access in the Disciplines: A Conversation

October 6th, 12:00-1:30 pm (Gelman Library, Room 702): Learn how faculty from the sciences and humanities have opened their scholarship to the public, and the challenges and benefits they have encountered in the process. Panelists include Paul Brindley (microbiology), Lorena Barba (aerospace engineering), Ami Zota (occupational health), Alexa Huang (English).

EcoDH cluster published in PMLA


Announcement: A recent issue of PMLA features of cluster of articles on “the changing profession” entitled “Assembling the Ecological Digital Humanities” (or EcoDH for short). Jeffrey J. Cohen, Professor of English and Director of the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, co-edited this essay cluster with Stephanie LeMenager (University of Oregon). Appearing in this cluster is an article by Jonathan Hsy, co-director of the GW Digital Humanities Institute, entitled “Language Ecologies: Ethics, Community, and Digital Affect.”