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Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities names Mellon Fellows

Jun. 11, 2018—The College of Arts and Science has announced its Mellon Fellows in Digital Humanities for the 2018–19 academic year. The fellowships are administered through the Center for Digital Humanities.

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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 Libraries to host ‘Cultural Heritage in the Age of Big Data’ symposium June 1

May. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt University Libraries' annual cultural heritage symposium June 1 will explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.

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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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Wond’ry exhibit takes digital humanities into three dimensions

Mar. 23, 2018—A new exhibit at the Wond’ry showcasing the work of Vanderbilt’s Slave Societies Digital Archive will feature some unusual pieces of digital preservation: 3D-printed replicas of significant artifacts.

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Medieval architectural historian to deliver Goldberg Lecture

Feb. 8, 2018—Lisa Reilly, a medieval architectural historian and leading proponent of digital humanities technology, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History Feb. 15.

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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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Expanded vision for Arts and Science’s Classical and Mediterranean Studies

Sep. 26, 2016—The new Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies expands the scope of a venerable academic department by building on faculty strengths across disciplines.

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Vanderbilt Libraries to host ‘Cultural Heritage at Scale’ symposium

May. 25, 2016—Scholars, students and other interested individuals are invited to a free Vanderbilt Libraries symposium on the challenges and opportunities for those who build national-scale digital cultural preservation projects.

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Slave records digital archive receives ACLS Extension Grant

May. 18, 2016—The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded a digital extension grant to a project historian Jane Landers has led since 2003 to preserve endangered African and Afro-descended slave records.

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