Digital Humanities Fellowship at American Philosophical Society

Digital Humanities Fellowship

The American Philosophical Society (APS) Library in Philadelphia seeks applicants for its inaugural Digital Humanities Fellowship.

This fellowship, for up to two (2) months, is open to scholars who are comfortable creating tools and visualizations, as well as those interested in working collaboratively with the APS technology team.

Scholars, including graduate students, at any stage of their career may apply. Special consideration will be given to proposals that present APS Library holdings in new and engaging ways. Examples include (but are not limited to) projects that incorporate timelines, text analytics, network graphs, and maps.

Stipend: $3,000 per month will be awarded to the successful applicant after their arrival at the Library

All Applicants must submit:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Prospectus for a digital project
Examples of previous digital humanities projects (if available)
Contact information for two people who will submit confidential letters of reference
Full details are available on the application webpage:
All application materials will be submitted online.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017. Notifications will be sent by April 15.

Grant Opportunity from the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance for Small Cultural Organizations — Information Session on Thursday, July 16

On Thursday, July 16 from 2 pm – 3 pm the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance will hold an information session for people interested in the TechniCulture Innovation Reidency Award.

The award will allow three cultural organizations to participate in micro-residencies with experienced technologists, who will help them assess and focus their immediate digital needs to most effectively serve their mission. The goal of the residencies, valued at $2,000 each, is for each organization to emerge with a clear understanding of what type of digital project or application is best suited for them at this time.

A New NEH Grant: Digital Projects for the Public

I hope you have all seen this recently announced new grant sponsored by the NEH Division of Public Programs: Digital Projects for the Public. The lead time for the first round is pretty tight. Proposals are due by June 11.

To learn more, go to the NEH website, where you can download guidelines:


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