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A gathering of digital humanities projects and research

Final Project. Completed Final Projects Description and Guidelines For your final project, you will work with a group to create a web-based mini-site that explores and analyzes a dataset from multiple angles.

Final Project

Your mini-site must contain the following components: A full, annotated bibliography.A narrative of about 2,000 words that describes your research and findings about the topic you’ve been assigned. More on the Narrative Your visualizations should be enfolded into the narrative using the “splitting-a-sentence” strategy described by Alberto Cairo (and derived from Javier Zarracina) in these two videos (part 7 gives context; part 8 describes the strategy itself). Digital Humanities Awards. Digital Humanities Awards Highlighting Resources in Digital Humanities Skip to content DH Awards 2015 Results The winners of the DH Awards 2015 are as follows.

Digital Humanities Awards

University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections. Digital Archives and Collections - Society for Italian Historical Studies. Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online - Package. Letters and Diaries Online Imagine seeing into the minds of tens of thousands of individuals and knowing the details of their lives within seconds.

Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online - Package

These personal and private writings allow today’s reader to feel and understand what it was like to be a person of another time, race, ethnicity, or gender, making Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online the ideal starting point for historians, sociologists, genealogists, linguists, and psychologists who want to explore and analyze human experiences. Brought together under a unified search interface is all the premium content from the following Alexander Street individual collections: The project also links to, indexes, and makes cross searchable more than 700,000 full-text pages of oral histories from open-access Web resources around the world, hand-selected by Alexander Street editors for their value to researchers.

Rare and otherewise inaccessible content Heard together for the first time Publication details. Institut culturel de Google. History Harvest. DADA / DATA / Hub. BM Archives. Gothic Past. HyperCities: Thick mapping in the digital humanities. Comparative phylogenetic analyses uncover the ancient roots of Indo-European folktales. Abstract Ancient population expansions and dispersals often leave enduring signatures in the cultural traditions of their descendants, as well as in their genes and languages.

Comparative phylogenetic analyses uncover the ancient roots of Indo-European folktales

The international folktale record has long been regarded as a rich context in which to explore these legacies. To date, investigations in this area have been complicated by a lack of historical data and the impact of more recent waves of diffusion. In this study, we introduce new methods for tackling these problems by applying comparative phylogenetic methods and autologistic modelling to analyse the relationships between folktales, population histories and geographical distances in Indo-European-speaking societies.

We find strong correlations between the distributions of a number of folktales and phylogenetic, but not spatial, associations among populations that are consistent with vertical processes of cultural inheritance. 1. 2. 2.1 Data 2.2 Trees 2.3 Testing for phylogenetic signal 2.4 Autologistic analyses 3. 4. Documenting the Now: Archiving Social Media for Generations to Come - University Libraries Washington University in St. Louis. Collaboration between three universities will develop DocNow, a tool to archive social media content posted during significant events A two-year, $517,000 grant from The Andrew W.

Documenting the Now: Archiving Social Media for Generations to Come - University Libraries Washington University in St. Louis

Mellon Foundation will fund a project called “Documenting the Now: Supporting Scholarly Use and Preservation of Social Media Content.” Washington University in St. Louis, the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland and the University of California, Riverside, are collaborators on the project. Shakespeare Documented. Heritage Lottery funding for IHR’s ‘Layers of London’ project. By dannymillum Late 17th century view of London by William Hollar The Institute of Historical Research has been awarded a first-stage pass and development funding of £103,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a new interactive online resource tracing London’s history from the Roman period to the present day.

Heritage Lottery funding for IHR’s ‘Layers of London’ project

The Centre for Metropolitan History, working with the Victoria County History, is leading the development of this resource that will create a multi-layered map of London drawing upon a wide variety of maps and archival materials, currently held in different collections. Marsh's Library. Call for Papers 7–9 September 2016 University College Dublin, Ireland.

Marsh's Library

Scholars' Lab. Mapping the Republic of Letters. Open Folklore. About the project. The two main aims are (i) to produce empirical studies using three main types of source: written (archival, press, literary, diaries, etc.), individual and group interviews, visual records and evidence; (ii) to develop and test a theoretical and methodological approach to the study of relations between place and memory that may be applied in other contexts.

About the project

The objectives are to provide a much clearer understanding of place and memory in an urban context than has been available hitherto and to disseminate findings through appropriately diverse outputs. All these will be made available as resources to other researchers. Research Imperative and Context: Internationally, memory studies have proliferated in various disciplines over the past 20 years. Relatively few studies, however, have defined their object clearly or made their presuppositions explicit, and this has justifiably made the ‘memory industry’ vulnerable to criticism. GLOBAL MIDDLE AGES. Understanding Shakespeare. Endangered Languages Project.