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VIEW OF CHART RECORDERS AND PERSONAL COMPUTER LINING NORTHEAST CORNER OF AUTOPILOT ROOM, Johnson, SRA. Frederick V., 1993, http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/ca1867.photos.033675p/

Digital History Abounds: A Roundup of Recent NEH Grant Projects

With the recent proliferation of the digital humanities (DH) in and outside the academy, we thought it might be useful to draw attention to the kinds of projects historians are developing. The National Endowment of the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities (NEH-ODH) has been an early and substantial supporter of projects and workshops across the DH community, so it made sense to look at the recent round of NEH-ODH grantees as a way of highlighting recent work by historians.

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Martin Scorsese Gives the 42nd Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Walking into the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts always lends an event a kind of grandeur that can’t be borrowed. The long walk down the capacious Hall of Nations empties out into the Grand Foyer where the giant bust of Kennedy presides, and from there the gleaming Carrara marble of the River Terrace reflects expansive views overlooking the Potomac. In truth, the cavernous Edward Durrell Stone building has had its ups and downs in public opinion, but it can still lend a sense of significance to any occasion, and it remains one of the prime locations for any prestigious Washington, DC, event.