ABOUT: The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research and the Texas A&M University Libraries' Sterling C. Evans Chair jointly fund a program to assist the early development of projects in digital humanities. This program will assist faculty in any department in the university by providing up to $10,000 to a project in digital humanities (collaborative or singly directed).
Applicants are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with existing resources by contacting any of the following:
Recipients will be expected to give a presentation about their funded project, provide an account of how the funds awarded were expended, and submit a report on the progress this award made possible.
ELIGIBILITY: This program supports faculty scholars in any department in the university with up to $10,000 for collaborative or singly directed projects. Preference may be given to untenured or newly tenured faculty.
This program is meant to offer significant but flexible assistance to faculty – as individuals or in collaborative teams – whose scholarly project depends on or is fundamentally inflected by information technology, digitization, and computer-aided research. The program is especially aimed at those who have embarked on or who are keen to embark on research in the humanities that is ‘born digital.’
APPLICATION: Applications should include the title of the project, a 500-1000 word statement describing a) the nature of the project, b) the general uses to which the Evans/Glasscock funding will be directed, and c) the expected research outcome from this support, including grants to be sought, publications and presentations anticipated, and so on; an itemized budget; and a description and amount of other sources of funding for this project, current, anticipated, and applied for.
A committee comprising faculty from various disciplines will evaluate applications on the basis of their originality, feasibility, and potential for external funding and for publication.
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Please send the following as an attachment to your application:
Applications will be considered incomplete until all information has been received, at which time an e-mail confirming receipt will be sent to you.
DEADLINE: 5 p.m., 14 April 2011
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