Humanities Grant-Writing / Digital Humanities Events at UF, Spring 2012


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Humanities Grant-Writing / Digital Humanities Events at UF, Spring 2012
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1 Spring 2012 Humanities Grant Writing Activities Graduate Fellowship Writing in the Humanities Monday, 27 February 1:00 3:00pm Library West, 212 Prof. Bonnie Effros and Dr. Sophia Acord will introduce humanities graduate students to the process of applyin g for external research funding and discuss strategies for developing competitive funding propo sals. Suitable for graduate students at all stages. Please RSVP by Feb. 22 n d to Sophia Acord ( ) Monday, 19 March 4:00 5:0 0pm Smathers Library, 1A All f aculty, students, and staff are invited to a virtual presentation and Q&A with Brett Bobley, Digital Humanities (ODH) who will speak about the development of the ODH, its current funding programs, and future trajectories. Summer Grant Proposal Review Opportunity Faculty and graduate students in the humanities are invited to submit polished draft grant and fellowship proposals (minus reference letters) by July 1 st for single blind review by three UF referees with experience serving on national review panels. Feedback will be returned by August 20 th to enable revision for fall deadlines. Thi s opportunity is limited to 15 individuals; in the case of over subscription, preference will be given to those who have not participated in prior review opportunities. To participate, please RSVP by June 1 st to Sophia Acord ( ) Humanities Grant Support and Databases Individuals at the UF Humanities Center are available by appointment to meet with faculty to discuss funding opportunities and review draft funding proposals. Please give us sufficient notice so that we can accommodate you : humanities View our growing funding databases and o ther grant writing support services at: writing.html (Spring 2012 digital humanities activities listed on the reverse ) More details on all events can be found at: Research in collaboration with the UF Smathers Libraries


2 Spring 2012 Digital Humanities Activities All are invited to join the Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) an interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff, and graduate students who meet monthly to discuss specific issues and brainstorm paths forward for the humanities in a digital age. Join the Digital Humanities L listserv: bin/wa?A0=DIGITAL HUMANITIES L Aesthetic Computing : Software as Cultural Product Wednesday, 15 February, 12 :00 1:00pm Smathers Library (East) 1 st floor conference room DHWG meeting with Pro f Paul Fishwick (CISE ) No RSVP is necessary Humanities Research Methods in the Digital Age Wednesday, 1 4 March 12 1:00pm Smathers Library (East) 1 st floor conference room DHWG meeting with Prof Laurie Gries ( English ). No RSVP is necessary. The Future of the Scholarly Edition Wednesday, 4 April, 11:30 am 1:30pm Pugh Hall, 210 DHWG meeting with Professor Gregory Crane (Tufts University; Editor in Chief, Pers eus Project) Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by March 28 th to Sophia Acord ( ) To Address the Common Understanding: Reinventing the Humanities in a Digital Age Greg Crane (Tufts University; Editor in Chief, Perseus Project) Thursday, 5 April, 7:30pm Smathers Library, 1A Th is lecture will examine how the growth of digitized collections and analytic methods are changing the landscape and possibilities of humanities research and public engagement in the digital age This event is free and open to the public ; a Q&A will follow 1 st Annu al UF Digital Humanities Day Thursday, 26 April 1:00 4:00pm Smathers Library, 1A Faculty and graduate students will present lightning talks on their digital projects, research and pedagogical methods, and related topics in the disciplines. Followed by topical round table s with colleagues from information technology (databases, simulation spatial tools, etc.) If you would like to present, p lease email by April 1 st to Sophia Acord ( ) Digital Humanitie s Field Trip Friday, 27 April 12:30 4:30 pm Faculty and graduate students in the humanities are invited on a tour of UF resourc es for the digital humanities including the Geographic Information Systems Library Digital Library Center, Art+Architecture Fab Lab High Performance Computing C enter, and Digital Worlds Institute. Please RSVP by April 1 st to Sophia Acord ( )