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Keywords: Mathematical Humanists (ALL of these words -- matching substrings)

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HT-293866-23Digital Humanities: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital HumanitiesGeorge Mason UniversityMathematical Humanists10/1/2023 - 9/30/2026$240,787.00Jessica OtisAshley SandersGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxVA22030-4444USA2023History, GeneralInstitutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital HumanitiesDigital Humanities24078702407870

A series of in-person, online, and asynchronous professional development workshops to be hosted by George Mason University and the University of California, Los Angeles, on statistics, graphs and networks, linear algebra, and discrete mathematics methods that inform computational humanities methodologies such as statistics, network analysis, and text mining and analysis.

Many humanists have not had the opportunity, or have faced barriers, to receiving instruction in higher mathematics, particularly topics that provide a conceptual foundation for understanding the assumptions made in common DH methods. Mathematical Humanists will iteratively conduct a series of four workshops to guide a total of 48 synchronous participants (and an unlimited number of asynchronous participants) through fundamental mathematical concepts underpinning common DH methods, including statistics, network analysis, and text mining and analysis. The proposed workshops introduce participants to mathematical notation, theories, and application using a learner-centered, case-study approach, contextualizing each lesson with real humanities data and questions. We will seek a diverse cohort of participants doing DH research, instruction, and/or related scholarship who wish to learn about the mathematics behind common DH methods and who have not had access to this training before.

RA-50105-11Research Programs: Fellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsNewberry LibraryNEH Fellowships at the Newberry Library1/1/2012 - 6/30/2015$480,600.00Diane Dillon   Newberry LibraryChicagoIL60610-3305USA2011Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralFellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsResearch Programs48060004806000

The equivalent of three twelve-month residential fellowships a year for three years.

The Newberry Library requests funding for three years of fellowship support to continue a highly successful program of residential humanities fellowships at the Newberry Library. Over three decades this program has generated a rich harvest of humanities scholarship while also serving as a catalyst for the creation of a dynamic intellectual community within this research institution. This proposal details the achievements and impact of the program and outlines the Library's procedures for publicizing the program, selecting the fellows, and fostering their scholarly activities.