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Wernke receives ACLS grant to develop a digital platform for virtual archaeological survey in the Andes

May. 24, 2018—The $150,000 digital extension grant from the American Council of Learned Societies funds the development of a digital platform that promises to greatly expand our understanding of Andean culture.

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Vanderbilt hosts digital humanities workshop

May. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Slave Societies Digital Archive hosted scholars from around the world for its third Digital Humanities and the History of Slavery workshop at the Jean and Alexander Heard Library.

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Vanderbilt Osher 2018 summer term features Fisk courses

May. 4, 2018—A survey of world art featuring Fisk collections, Nashville's diverse musical history, and cast-iron cooking are among summer classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Deadline for Digital Learning faculty/staff grants and working-group awards May 10

Apr. 12, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) announces deadlines for application submissions for its MacroGrant awards for faculty and staff members, as well as its Faculty Working Group awards.

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Digital Learning invites applications for 2018–19 graduate fellowships

Apr. 12, 2018—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) invites applications for graduate student fellowships for the 2018–19 academic year.

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African American history ‘transcribe-a-thon’ honors Frederick Douglass

Feb. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt students and faculty came together to transcribe digitized handwritten records from the 19th century about African American history Feb. 14 at the Center for Digital Humanities.

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Vanderbilt’s Mellon-funded humanities partnership expands

Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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New research on the ancient Mediterranean among workshop topics

Oct. 16, 2017—Researchers from a variety of institutions who study the Late Antiquity will be on campus Oct. 19-20 for a consortium in which Vanderbilt faculty across many academic disciplines will participate.

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Strengthening students’ digital literacy is aim of new initiatives, resources on campus

Sep. 8, 2017—Enhancing Vanderbilt students’ digital literacy and providing resources to help them become thoughtful contributors to digital discourse is the aim of a new university committee as well as a number of efforts currently underway on campus.

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Maymester course combines students’ creative research visions and multimedia analysis

Jul. 14, 2017—Graduate students participated in the first-ever Vanderbilt Ph.D. program focusing on multimedia research and analysis during the four-week Creative Media Practice seminar.

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Spatial Ethnography: Irreducible Landscapes in the Colonial Andes

Mar. 15, 2017—Watch video of Vanderbilt University Digital Humanities Colloquium with Steve Wernke on March 15, 2017.

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Preserving the history of Syriac Christianity in the Middle East

Feb. 8, 2017—An international collaboration that includes Divinity scholar David Michelson has published three new reference works to help preserve Syriac, an endangered Middle East language and culture.

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