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Current RCH News and Events

~ 2012 ~

February:   Publication of Andrew Hippisley's book and accompanying digital project site Network Morphology: A Defaults-based Theory of Word Structure (with Dunstan Brown, University of Surrey, England).

January:   NSF Cultural Anthropology grant awarded to Lisa Cliggett for the project, "Strategies of Data Archiving for Cultural Anthropology, Using Gwembe Tonga Research Project (GTRP) Data"

 

Past RCH News and Events

~ 2011 ~

May-December:   Transition of RCH server infrastructure to a "virtual machine" (VM) cluster. Complete hardware and software upgrade of the workstations in the RCH Projects Office and "Digital Research Incubator" project lab and substantial physical reconfiguration of both work spaces.

~ 2010 ~

October:   RCH co-sponsors (with the Center for Computational Sciences) the symposium "Open 2.0: Transparency and Open Access to Information", organized by the Information Communication Technology Collaborative (ICT Co-Lab) in the College of Communications and Information Studies as a part of Technology Week 2010.

August:   Mellon Foundation grant awarded to Abigail Firey (as Co-PI; PI = James Ginther, St. Louis University) for the project The T-PEN Tool: Sustainability and Quality Control in Encoding Handwritten Texts.

August:   NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up grant awarded to Abigail Firey (as Co-PI; PI = James Ginther, St. Louis University) for the project The T-PEN Tool: Sustainability and Quality Control in Encoding Handwritten Texts (see the NEH announcement).

June:   NEH Scholarly Editions grant awarded to Jane Calvert for the John Dickinson Writings project (see the NEH announcement). [official Dickinson project information site]

April:   ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship awarded to Abigail Firey for the The Carolingian Canon Law Project: Access, Analysis, and Editing Large Corpora of "Living" Texts (see the ACLS announcement).

February:   RCH paticipates in the University of Kentucky Cyberinfrastructure Days in the Poster Session/Reception and the Network Resources Luncheon (organized by RCH director Lauersdorf as member of the CI Days Program Committee).

~ 2009 ~

November:   NHPRC Publishing Historical Records: Colonial and Early National Period grant endorsement to Jane Calvert for the John Dickinson Writings project (see the NHPRC announcement). [official Dickinson project information site]

May-August:   Complete hardware and software upgrade to the RCH network and the workstations in the RCH Projects Office and "Digital Research Incubator" project lab.

~ 2008 ~

July:   International Shughni Language Workshop with visiting scholars from Khorog State University (Tajikistan) and members of the Linguistics Program at the University of Kentucky.

June:   Five RCH-affiliated presentations (Lauersdorf, Porter, Rouhier-Willoughby, Rueda, Scaife) at the Digital Humanities 2008 Conference, in Oulu, Finland. [official abstract book]

May:   NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up grant awarded to Abigail Firey for the Carolingian Canon Law Project: A Collaborative Initiative (see the NEH announcement). [official CCL project site]

March:   In memoriam: A. Ross Scaife, former Director of RCH.

~ 2007 ~

October:   "Changing the Center of Gravity: Transforming Classical Studies Through Cyberinfrastructure", a workshop in collaboration with the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments and the Perseus Digital Library.

October:   University of Kentucky Digital Scholarship Colloquium II organized by the RCH (with support from the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments). [watch the official videocast]

April:   Fulbright Lecturing and Research fellowship awarded to Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby for the Russian Folk Religious Imagination project (see the CIES 2007-2008 directory). [official RFRI project information site]

March:   NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up grant awarded to Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby for the Russian Folk Religious Imagination project (see the NEH announcement). [official RFRI project information site]

March:   University of Kentucky Digital Scholarship Colloquium I organized by the RCH (with support from the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments and the University of Kentucky Libraries).