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Announcing the 2020-2021 Mellon Fellowships

Feb. 10, 2020—The College of Arts and Science is now accepting applications for several fellowship opportunities during the 2020-21 academic year for recent Vanderbilt Ph.D. graduates, and current graduate students. These fellowships are generously supported by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant that funds the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, and all fellows are expected to participate...

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International Image Interoperability Framework Workshop

Jan. 26, 2020—By Meghan K. McGinley, 2019–2020 Hastac Scholar In December of 2019, the Digital Cultural Heritage Cluster of the Center for Digital Humanities welcomed Ben and Sara Brumfield of Brumfield Labs to Vanderbilt University to hold a day-long workshop on the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF). Preserving cultural heritage through digital means, IIIF creates overarching metadata...

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Games + Digital Storytelling Working Group

Jan. 2, 2020—This working group operates at the intersection of the fields of games studies, critical theory, and digital humanities. We meet on select Thursdays in Buttrick 344 from 1:15-2:15pm. Please read more for our fall schedule.

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Announcing the Cross-Campus Network for Digital Projects

Nov. 29, 2019—The Mellon Partners for Humanities Education are excited to announce the Cross-Campus Network for Digital Projects.  This project recently recieved a grant to support pilot digitization projects at each Mellon Partners campus. These projects will highlight special archival collections from each campus and build on new digital infrastructure recently implemented across the Mellon Partners network. These new...

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Slave Societies Digital Archive

Nov. 11, 2019—The Slave Societies Digital Archive was launched in 2005 and preserves the oldest serial records for the slave societies of the Americas.

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Nashville Sites

Nov. 3, 2019—Nashville Sites is a major new program that focuses on incorporating scholarly research with historic sites in Nashville with delivery available on all devices: mobile, tablet, and desktop

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Fort Negley Descendants Project

Oct. 28, 2019—The Fort Negley Descendants Project is a digital archive of oral histories from the descendants of the enslaved and free blacks who built and defended Nashville’s Civil War Fort Negley.

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Global Music Archive

Oct. 28, 2019—The Global Music Archive is a multi-media reference archive for traditional and popular song, music, and dance of Africa and the Americas.

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Les Congés Electronic Edition

Oct. 28, 2019—This project takes the form of an electronic of Jean Bodel's Les Congés.

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Syriaca.org

Oct. 28, 2019—Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal is a digital project for the study of Syriac literature, culture, and history.

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