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Larson's American Prison Writing Archive Awarded $262K NEH Grant

Doran Larson, Wolcott-Bartlett Professor of Literature & Creative Writing and project director of the American Prison Writing Archive (APWA) at the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), has been awarded $262,000 by the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH).  This grant is the largest NEH grant awarded solely to a Hamilton College faculty member in 17 years.

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A Robot Named Bridget by Hannah McLean

A Robot Named Bridget

(and what she means for the future of archaeology).

by Hannah McLean, DHi Intern

I made a new friend Monday night, March 6, 2017. Her name is Bridget, and she’s a tiny robot who lives inside a virtual version of the DHi lab. I spent about five minutes tossing an orange ball across the table and watching it bounce to the floor as Bridget chased after it. The future is now.

DHi Chapter Publication: "Collaborations in Liberal Arts Colleges in Support of Digital Humanities"

DHi announces its latest publication, "Collaborations in Liberal Arts Colleges in Support of Digital Humanities," published as a chapter in IGI Global's "Technology-Centered Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations."

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Mellon Foundation Awards $40K Grant for ILiADS Conference

Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS): Sustaining InnovationThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a one time, $40,000 grant to Hamilton College, in collaboration with the College of Wooster, to support the second Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS.org) conference, which will be held at Hamilton College on July 24-29, 2016.

NEH Institute: "Space & Place in Africana/Black Studies"

Summer 2016 NEH ODH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies:
An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice for Africana Studies

5-26 June 2016 & 14-16 April 2017

Institute Website: http://nehspaceandplaceblstinstitute.org/