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Newsletter August 25th

Posted by on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in Newsletters.

In This Newsletter:

  • Meet our incoming fellows
  • Upcoming DH events
  • Call for Mellon Partners for Humanities Education Collaboration Grants
  • Calls for papers and conferences


Meet Our Incoming Fellows:

​Please join in welcoming our new cohort of Mellon Fellowship for the Digital Humanities recipients.

Faculty Fellows: 

Jana Harper, Art

Danielle Picard, Medicine, Health & Society

Mark Schoenfield, English

Lijun Song, Sociology

Meike Werner, German, Russian & East European Studies


Postdoctoral Fellows: 

Melanie Forehand, Spanish

Derek Price, German Studies & CMAP


Graduate Fellows:

Elvira Aballi Morell, Spanish & Portuguese

Debbie Brubaker, Religion/Theological Studies

Meghan McGinley, French & Italian

Samantha Rogers, History

Katerina Traut, Political Science

Kayleigh Whitman, History

Tyler Anthony, Spanish & Portuguese &CMAP

Ethan Calof, English & CMAP

Victoria Hoover, English & CMAP

Maren Loveland, English & CMAP

Ricky Sakamoto-Pugh, History & CMAP

Abigail Trozenski, German, Russian & East European Studies & CMAP

Call for Mellon Partners for Humanities Education Collaboration Grants:

The Mellon Partners for Humanities Education program is pleased to announce the fourth and final round of collaborative grants to support the shared teaching and research goals of faculty in the humanities and humanistic social sciences from our consortium of partner institutions: Berea College, Fisk University, Tennessee State University, Tougaloo College, and Vanderbilt University. Applicants may apply for grant funds totaling between $1,000 and $20,000 for a one-year project. Full details at:

Upcoming Events in the Digital Humanities Community:

Nested Knowledge Digital Art Exhibition

August 27th 3 to 5 PM Central

Digital Galery Celebration and Reflection

Meeting link available on their website the day of the event:

Calls for Papers and Conferences:

The Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA) is
organizing its third conference with the theme “Digitally Human, Artificially Intelligent”. 

Submission deadline extension (29 August 2021)
Final call for papers DHASA Conference 2021


Visualizing Objects, Places, and Spaces: A Digital Project Handbook ( is an open online resource providing guidance for anyone starting or working on their own digital projects. Structured around project stages and digital methods, the Handbook incorporates examples of research and teaching submitted by scholars and practitioners from around the world. The Handbook editors are seeking submissions of sample assignments and case studies. Find out more & submit: We accept submissions on a rolling basis and will next be reviewing new submissions on September 30, 2021.


The Humanities Editors Collective housed in the Department of Humanities at York University is excited to announce a special issue for the journal Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. Imaginations is a multilingual, open-access peer-reviewed journal with a core focus on international visual cultural studies. Led by Editor-in-chief, Markus Reisenleitner, the journal is funded by the federal granting agency of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and showcases original artwork and scholarly research in original languages.

Original research essays should be between 5000-7000 words. Book reviews (750 – 1000 words), short essays (3000 – 4000 words), and experimental artworks will also be considered. Please include a separate 250-word author biography and contact information. The deadline for submissions is September 30th, 2020. Please send all inquiries and submissions to

African Electronic Literature Alliance International Workshop Conference (AELAIWC- 2021)  

Conference Date:  22nd –25th November, 2021.

Venue: University of Lagos, Nigeria/University Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, Morocco (Hybrid: Virtual/in-person). Conference Languages: French, Arabic & English.

Registration is free but membership is mandatory. Please register here: .