2021 DH Training Scholarships
2021 DH Training Scholarships
Looking to learn more about the digital humanities this summer? Apply for a DH Training Scholarship! The Yale Digital Humanities Lab (DHLab) is excited to announce a limited number of $500 scholarships for Yale students and library staff participating in digital humanities workshops at other institutions.
Application & Scholarship Information
- All Yale students and library staff are eligible to apply, as the workshop they’ve identified focuses primarily on the digital humanities and is at least three days long.
- Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.
- DH Training Scholarships for summer 2021 may only be applied toward registration fees, not travel expenses. Many of this summer’s workshops are being offered virtually.
To learn more, please visit the DHLab’s DH Training Scholarships page.
Below are some of the institutes previous Yale recipients have attended that are being offered again this summer. Many of the programs offer additional funding in the form of scholarships and reduced fees that may be coupled with a DHLab Training Scholarship. Applications to participate in a workshop not listed below will also be considered, so long as the workshop is digital humanities intensive and three or more days in length.
June 14-17, 2021
University of Pennsylvania
Dream Lab, hosted by the Price Lab for Digital Humanities and the Penn Libraries at the University of Pennsylvania, offers digital humanities classes designed for early-career scholars and librarians. This year’s Dream Lab will take place online and is free of charge for admitted applicants. The seminars offered will span topics such as “Afrofuturism and Augmented Reality,” “Creative Coding,” and “Digital Surrogates.”
Although registration for Dream Lab 2021 is full, the organizers expect some shifts in enrollment before the start of the program. They encourage anyone who is interested to sign up for course waitlists now, in case more spots become available. For more information, or to add your name to the waitlist for a seminar, please visit the program’s website.
California Rare Book School (CalRBS)
August 2-20, 2021
University of California, Los Angeles
Hosted by UCLA’s Department of Information Studies, CalRBS serves a diverse range of students, researchers, librarians, and professionals in and beyond the rare book community. Their week-long course “Digital Humanities for the History of the Book” will introduce participants to digital humanities methods and workflows by applying them to questions from literary studies and history.
For more information, visit the CalRBS website.
Culture & Technology: European Summer University in Digital Humanities
August 3-13, 2021
University of Leipzig
Tentatively planning to meet in person
Co-organized by the Forum for Digital Humanities Leipzig (FDHL) at the University of Leipzig, the European Summer University in Digital Humanities offers 11 day-long workshops on a variety of technical and theoretical topics. This year’s schedule covers a wide array of digital humanities subject matter, including optical character recognition (OCR), digital annotation, archival practices, and digital mapping.
Public health permitting, the organizers tentatively plan to hold the program in person in Leipzig. If needed, they will switch to virtual or hybrid programming. Further information about the program, including registration dates, will be announced on April 1 via the Summer University website.
Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI)
June 7–11 and 14–18, 2021
University of Victoria, Canada
One of the longest-running digital humanities institutes, DHSI will offer several aligned conferences, institute lectures, and workshops online this summer. Participants have the option to take workshops synchronously or asynchronously. Workshop offerings range from hands-on practice with computational tools to discussions around project planning, open access scholarship, and digital humanities administration.
For more information, visit the DHSI website.
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