During “Lightning Round” presentations, NEH award recipients share a 3-minute overview of their NEH-funded project. The presentations in this video took place on February 9, 2018 as part of our annual Project Directors Meeting convened by the NEH Office of Digital Humanities in Washington, DC.

Projects featured in this video are listed below along with the time code for each presentation. To view a complete list of the projects along with direct links, please visit

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DIGITAL HUMANITIES ADVANCEMENT GRANTS

“Omeka S ORCID Integration” (Start of video)

“V-ESPACE: Virtual Early Modern Spectacles and Publics, Active and Collaborative Environment” (3:26)

“Networking the Regional Comprehensives” (6:39)

“Caribbean Diaspora: Panorama of Carnival Practices” (9:33)

“Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History” (12:23)

“The Development of Digital Documentary Editing Platforms” (14:32)

“Go Local: Building Capacity for Public History in York County, Maine” (16:18)

“Integrating Digital Humanities into the Web of Scholarship with SHARE: An Exploration of Requirements” (19:05)

“Digital Floor Plan Database: A New Method for Analyzing Architecture” (22:03)

“Supporting Cultural Heritage Research in Historic Photography Archives with Machine Learning and Computer Vision” (25:23)

“Curating East Africa: A Platform and Process for Location-Based Storytelling in the Developing World” (28:37)

“Building a Decision Tree for Watermark Identification in Rembrandt’s Etchings – The WIRE Project” (31:54)

“Mina Loy: Navigating the Avant-Garde” (35:00)

“Documenting the Ethnobiology of Mexico and Central America: A Digital Portal for Collaborative Research” (38:27)

“Circulating American Magazines: Making Lost Historical Data from the Audit Bureau of Circulations Publicly Available” (42:04)

“Mapping the Historic West End: The Digital History of African American Neighborhoods in Charlotte, North Carolina” (45:28)

“Grenzenlos Deutsch: an Inclusive Curriculum for German Studies” (47:27)

“Mining Citation in Digital Humanities: A central bibliography of Digital Humanities Quarterly” (50:51)

“Tools for Listening to Texts-in-Performance” (54:51)

“Named Entity Recognition For The Classical Languages For The Building Of A Catalog Of Ancient Peoples” (57:21)

“Visualizing Webpage Changes Over Time” (1:00:32)

“Diviner, A Digital Platform” (1:03:43)

“The Global Medieval Sourcebook” (1:06:40)

“Applying Named Entity Recognition to Explore Louisiana Slave Conspiracies” (1:09:49)

“Documenting and Triaging Cultural Heritage (DATCH): Damage Assessment and Digital Preservation” (1:13:23)

“DH from an Indigenous Perspective: Strengthening Partnerships between Indigenous Communities, Scholars, Museums, and Archives” (1:16:31)

“The Philadelphia Playbills Project” (1:19:54)

“Reconstructing the First Humanities Computing Center” (1:23:15)

“Literature in Context: An Open Anthology” (1:26:05)

“Investigating the Golden Age of Podcasting through Metadata and Sound” (1:29:27)

“The London Stage Database” (1:32:23)

“Text in Situ: Reasoning about Visual Information in the Computational Analysis of Books” (1:35:36)

“Freedom on the Move: Advancing a Crowdsourced, Comprehensive Database of North American Runaway Slave Advertisements” (1:39:07)

“Exploring Archaeological Landscapes through Advanced Aerial Thermal Imaging” (1:42:31)

“Exposing the Borders of Academia: Sign Language as a Medium of Knowledge Production, Preservation, and Dissemination” (1:46:03)

“Transcribing and Linking Early American Records with Scripto and Omeka S” (1:50:37)

“Ensuring Access to Endangered and Inaccessible Manuscripts” (1:53:23)

“Expanding the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery Research Consortium” (1:56:48)

“Tesserae Intertext Service: Intertextual Search Access to Digital Collections in the Humanities” (2:00:06)

INSTITUTES FOR ADVANCED TOPICS in the DIGITAL HUMANITIES

“Expanding Communities of Practice” (2:03:21)

“Virtual and Augmented Reality for the Digital Humanities Institute (VARDHI)” (2:07:25)

“Textual Data and Digital Texts in the Undergraduate Classroom” (2:10:30)

“Digital Editions, Digital Corpora and new possibilities for the Humanities in the Academy and Beyond” (2:13:58)