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DH Strategist Job Opening!

Join the CDH team as a DH Strategist to help raise the level of digital humanities research, awareness, and integration at Princeton, and to promote the work of the CDH to the broader community

The Extraordinary Adventures of a First-time Researcher in the Land of Russian Archives

Jianing Zhao (‘20), Slavic major and member of Princeton’s Slavic DH Working Group writes about a recent archival trip to Russia with CDH Assistant Director Natalia Ermolaev.  Jianing and Natalia are working on a digital humanities project about the Turgenev Library, the Russian library in Paris. The project is inspired in part by the Shakespeare and Co. Project, a collaboration between Joshua Kotin (English) and the CDH. Jianing’s DH work will be part of her senior thesis.

Teaching DH

Miranda Marraccini, PhD student in Princeton’s Department of English, was a CDH Graduate Fellow in 2017-2018, and has received several CDH grants for her project, Victoria Press Circle. In this post, Miranda talks about her experience as a DH teacher. 

Curating Plague Data

How can a CDH Dataset Curation Grant help you with your research? Merle Eisenberg received a Dataset Curation Grant for his project “The Justinianic Plague and the End of Antiquity.” Merle defended his dissertation in Princeton's Department of History in summer 2018, and was a Postgraduate Research Associate (PGRA) affiliated with the CDH in Fall 2018.

Spring CDH Grant Opportunities

Mark your calendars for the Center for Digital Humanities Spring 2019 grant deadlines! Funding is available to support projects at various stages that encourage new scholarship in digital humanities and critical engagement with humanities data.

CDH's Hackathon Connects Computational Researchers From Across Campus

The Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) recently hosted an all-day Hackathon where developers across campus joined together in teams to explore library collection data with a digital humanities lens by applying computationally driven methods to analyze the archives in creative ways.  Participants included more than 20 developers from CDH, the Princeton University Library (PUL) and the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering/Research Computing (PICSciE/RC).

Lessons learned from building “Derrida’s Margins”

The Digital Humanities community and Agile software development process both encourage reflection and retrospection, taking time to learn from successes and failures. Here are some of the lessons learned from building "Derrida's Margins" that we're working to carry forward on other projects so that we can do better next time.
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