The American Council of Learned Societies invites application for the seventh annual competition of the Digital Innovation Fellowships. This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences. ┬áIt is hoped that projects of successful applicants will help advance digital humanistic scholarship by broadening understanding of its nature and exemplifying the robust infrastructure necessary for creating such works. ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships are intended to support an academic year dedicated to work on a major scholarly project that takes a digital form. Projects may: Address a consequential scholarly question through new research methods, new ways of representing theRead More →

ACLS has a number of fellowships and applications are due by September 30, 2009. The information on the fellowship programs won’t be updated until July, but it’s not too early to start planning a project. I’m hoping that someone is already planning a fellowship proposal on Caribbean Studies, Florida history, newspapers, children’s literature, or another topic that connects easily to the the Digital Library of the Caribbean, the Florida History and Heritage Digital Collections, the Florida Digital Newspaper Library, the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature Digital Collection or another of the collections supported by UFDC. The ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowships, the ACLSRead More →