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.  It 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 →

Brown University’s Center for Digital Scholarship ( (CDS) and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage ( (JNBC) are seeking individuals to apply for a fellowship to direct the digital aspects of the Fox Point Community History Project. The digital fellow will work with faculty and staff in both the CDS and JNBC as well as other Brown faculty and students undertaking related work to develop an online public history resource that incorporates oral history, primary documents (photographs, letters, clippings), geospatial data, documentary film, statistical data and other materials. This multidimensional, interactive framework will provide avenues for both scholarly and publicRead 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 →