Category: NEH

Lynn Cunningham (Visual Resources Center) invited to NEH Summer Institute on 3D modeling of cultural heritage sites

Lynn Cunningham, Principal Digital Curator at the Visual Resources Center, will be attending the NEH Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Summer Institute on Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites, co-hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst and UCLA.   Participants will engage with issues facing scholars working with 3D content with an emphasis on the end user experience.

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Berkeley Prosopography Services Receives Research Seminar Grant from Social Sciences Matrix

Prosopography, the identification and disambiguation of name instances and the study of the interactions and life histories of the people involved, is at the core of many humanities research agendas. Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS) is a digital tool kit for the disambiguation of namesakes in text corpora, computation of  social network metrics, and generation of  interactive visualizations of those networks.

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Deborah Anderson (Linguistics) Awarded NEH Grant for Encoding Historical and Minority Scripts

Deborah Anderson, a researcher in UC Berkeley’s Linguistics department and director of the Script Encoding Initiative, has been awarded a Preservation and Access Research and Development grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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