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People and Projects

The Vanderbilt University Digital Humanities community is wide-reaching.  It includes members of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library Scholarly Communications team, the Center for Second Language Studies, the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning, the Center for Teaching, the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, and the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Policy.  It also includes the mentors and scholars in Vanderbilt’s HASTAC program, and the many faculty and graduate students associated with key digital projects and initiatives.

This page introduces the 2016 Mellon fellows and advisory group responsible for the administration of the Vanderbilt Digital Humanities Center.

Faculty Steering Committee and Faculty Fellows

Faculty Projects

Professor Jane Landers, “Enhancing the Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies Archive”;  Professor Tracy Miller, “Traditional Chinese Architecture Digital Research Tool”; Professor Lynn Ramey, “Immersive 3D Environments for Exploring Language and Culture”; Professor Steve Wernke, “Implementing GeoPACHA: Geospatial Platform for Andean Culture, History, and Archaeology”

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Projects

Bradley Daugherty, PhD, Religion, “Reassessing the Geography of North African Christianity”; Rebecca Panter, PhD, German, “Digital Desktop: A Meta-Simulation”; Angela Sutton, PhD, History, “Mapping the 17th Century Gold Coast Slave Trade and the ESSSS Digital Archive

Graduate Fellows

Postdoctoral and graduate fellows’ photographs by Susan Urmy