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About Amanda French

I am the Director of the Resilient Digital Humanities initiative. I am based at GWU, but I live in Raleigh, NC. My particular expertise consists of making humanities content (both cultural content and scholarly interpretation of that content) openly available online, as well as introducing scholars to the various methods of and issues with making humanities content openly available online. I often speak and sometimes write about Open Access, the scholarly publication landscape, Omeka, Scalar, THATCamp, the Digital Public Library of America, Wikipedia, grant-writing, and alternative careers for humanities PhDs.

JOBS: Part-time Research Assistantships, Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities, 2018-2019

Research Assistantships The “Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities” initiative invites applications from undergraduate and graduate students for several part-time research assistantships on digital humanities projects at any of four participating institutions (Davidson College, George Washington University, Prairie View A&M University, and Rice University) for the April 2018 – March 2019 cycle. Only students from the four participating institutions are […]

Call for applications for $5000 digital humanities jump-start awards, 3/23/2018

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation initiative “Resilient Networks to Support Inclusive Digital Humanities” awards competitive jump-start grants of $5000 to member-institution faculty pursuing digital humanities projects. These grants are awarded as stipends or research accounts (depending on stipulations of the member institutions) to faculty developing projects that would benefit from the expertise of a network […]

New Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities website

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Today we are launching a new Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities website that we hope will both help our members to communicate with one another and help others learn from our digital humanities work. Key features include A Members directory of individual participants from our partner institutions: librarians, students, faculty members, and principal investigators […]

Call for applications for $5000 digital humanities jump-start awards, 11/15/2017

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant “Resilient Networks to Support Inclusive Digital Humanities” awards competitive jump-start grants of $5000 to member-institution faculty pursuing digital humanities projects. These grants are awarded as stipends or research accounts (depending on stipulations of the member institutions) to faculty developing projects that would benefit from the expertise of a network of […]

Research Assistantships, Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities projects

NOTE: We are no longer accepting applications for these positions.  The “Resilient Networks for Inclusive Digital Humanities” initiative invites applications from undergraduate and graduate students for research assistantships on digital humanities projects at any of four participating institutions for the Jan 2017-Dec 2017 cycle. Application deadline is April 20, 2017. Application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 24, 2017. Only students enrolled at Davidson, GWU, PVAMU, […]

Call for applications for $5000 digital humanities jump-start awards

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The Andrew W. Mellon grant, “Resilient Networks to Support Inclusive Digital Humanities,” awards competitive jump-start grants of $5000 to member-institution faculty pursuing digital humanities projects. These grants are awarded as stipends or research accounts (depending on stipulations of the member institutions) to faculty developing projects that would benefit from the expertise of a network of […]

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