NEH Grant

April 9, 2013

Congratulations to our colleagues Elizabeth Dillon and Ryan Cordell, who, with David Smith, an Assistant Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS), have been award a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities.  The project that will be developed with this grant is “Uuncovering Reprinting Networks in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers”:  the award will support he development of models, using tools from computational linguistics, to help track the spread of prints and reprints of poetry and short stories throughout 19th centry newspapers, using the sources found in the Chronicling America database of digitized newspapers.  Twenty-three awards have been made; for more information on the Digital Humanities Start-Up grant, visit the NEH here.