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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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Alumnus Peede nominated National Endowment for the Humanities chair

Mar. 15, 2018—President Donald Trump has nominated Jon Parrish Peede, BS’91, to serve as the 11th chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Vanderbilt advocates for humanities funding

Mar. 13, 2018—Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities Executive Director Mona Frederick and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations Christina West met with congressional delegates at the National Humanities Alliance’s recent annual meeting and advocacy day in Washington, D.C.

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Vanderbilt co-hosts D.C. reception to honor NEH

Oct. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University participated in a reception and exhibition on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Vanderbilt to host NEH-supported institute on digital humanities

Jun. 2, 2014—Scholars from across the United States and abroad will be at Vanderbilt University June 9-20 to improve their skills in building projects in the digital humanities.

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Preserving endangered slave records focus of Vanderbilt conference

Jan. 31, 2012—Renowned experts on preservation of African and Afro-descended slave records will gather at Vanderbilt Feb. 2 - 4 to launch the university's new Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies digital archive and website.

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