15 July 2015Videos   2015 Summer Institute: David Kim, History of DH



The DH@CC presents a topic video featuring David Kim’s talk on the history of the digital humanities.... Continue reading

2 July 2015Videos   DH@CC Inaugural Event: Alan Liu, Key Trends in Digital Humanities



This talk marks the inaugural event for the DH@CC effort, filmed at Pomona College on Feb. 18, 2015.... Continue reading

30 June 2015Events Here   AJ Strout Reflects on the 2015 Summer Institute

According to the DH@CC faculty fellows, the inaugural 2015 Summer Institute was a rich, exhausting success. The week long, immersive learning symposium was held during the first week of June at the Honnold Mudd Library, where a wide selection of presentations and hands-on sessions were led by scholars working at the forefront of the digital humanities. Key topics at the symposium included discussions regarding the definition of the digital humanities and its uses, DH criticism, the advantages to infusing humanities courses with the digital, and controversies in the field. Hands-on sessions focused on getting started with tools such as Omeka, WordPress, video production and post production, mapping, and GIS, many of which were presented by professionals working at the 5Cs.... Continue reading

2 April 2015Faculty Programs   2015 Summer Institute Speakers

The DH@CC Summer Institute is a week long, immersive learning symposium held for faculty members who were awarded a Summer Institute Grant. It took place during the first week of June at the Honnold Mudd Library, 2015. During the event, a wide selection of presentations and hands-on sessions were led by scholars working at the forefront of the digital humanities. Key topics at the symposium included discussions regarding the definition of the digital humanities and its uses, DH criticism, the advantages to infusing humanities courses with the digital, and controversies in the field. Hands-on sessions focused on getting started with tools such as Omeka, WordPress, video production and post production, mapping, and GIS, many of which were presented by professionals working at the 5Cs.

Below is a list of Summer Institute presenters and their talks.... Continue reading

1 April 2015Faculty Programs   2015 Summer Institute Fellows

The DH@CC is a week long, immersive learning symposium held for faculty members who were awarded a Summer Institute Grant. It took place during the first week of June at the Honnold Mudd Library, 2015. During the event, a wide selection of presentations and hands-on sessions were led by scholars working at the forefront of the digital humanities. Key topics at the symposium included discussions regarding the definition of the digital humanities and its uses, DH criticism, the advantages to infusing humanities courses with the digital, and controversies in the field. Hands-on sessions focused on getting started with tools such as Omeka, WordPress, video production and post production, mapping, and GIS, many of which were presented by professionals working at the 5Cs. Below is a list of The Summer Institute presenters and their talks.

The 2015 Summer Institute Fellows, chosen from across the 5C's faculty, are described below.... Continue reading

1 March 2013Student Programs   Hiring Student Assistants

Digital Humanities at The Claremont Colleges (DH@CC) faculty course development grant winners who have been awarded student assistants will receive as much help in searching for their student assistants as the DH@CC staff can provide. In most cases, however, grant winners are largely responsible for finding their student assistants. Once grant winners find the appropriate student assistant, they should be sent to the DH@CC Project Manager for hiring instructions. Below you will find suggestions and resources for finding student assistants.

1 February 2013Faculty Programs   Digital Course Development Grants

As the DH@CC Mellon grant is focused largely on pedagogy, one of its major activities is Digital Course Development. The DH@CC initiative offers competitive Digital Course Development grants of $6,000 to 5C professors who will use the funds to develop or redesign courses that focus on or make use of digital tools. The grant cycles will take place over three years and result in a robust offering of up to 25 DH courses which will be taught at least twice during the life of the DH@CC Mellon grant.... Continue reading

1 January 2013About   Claremont Colleges Receive $1.5 Million to Develop Digital Humanities

Mellon Foundation LogoThe five undergraduate colleges of the Claremont University Consortium—Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Harvey Mudd and Pitzer College—have received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen and expand digital humanities (DH) teaching and scholarship across The Claremont Colleges and beyond.

The emerging field of digital humanities studies the interactions between literature, art, performance, history, electronic media, data analysis and new technologies, placing these interactions at the center of humanities research and pedagogy and deepening our understanding of human culture.

“This grant will support and nurture new teaching approaches, new courses and new areas of research, and it will increase our contribution to the society-wide conversation about how digital affects everything that we do,” said Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies Alexandra Juhasz, a leading national scholar in digital humanities education and critical Internet studies, who will direct the project in collaboration with other faculty and administrators across The Claremont Colleges.... Continue reading