The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland have announced a summit meeting to plan a national coalition of digital humanities centers.
The meeting will take place at NEH headquarters in Washington, D.C., on April 12-13, 2007. The meeting is part of NEH’s Digital Humanities Initiative, which supports projects that use or study the impact of digital technology on the humanities.
The centerpiece of the conference is a day-long discussion of key issues involved in fostering collaboration, developing funding resources, and creating blueprints for future projects. The conference begins at 4:00 p.m. on April 12, with a welcome address by NEH Chairman Bruce Cole. On April 13, the conference attendees will spend the day discussing how to create a framework for a permanent coalition of digital humanities centers. Additional information »