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Chicago River

Backward River Digital Storytelling Site Launches

The Freshwater Lab, under the guidance of Professor of English and Lead PI Rachel Havrelock, has launched it’s digital storytelling site, The Backward River. The site tells the story of the Chicago Waterway…

Resources and Visibility in DH

Fall 2020 Virtual Conference Highlights Resources and Visibility

The DHI’s first virtual conference, “Resources and Visibility in Digital Humanities,” held October 22-23 saw robust attendance despite being rescheduled from this past April. Audience members enjoyed several panels that discussed different areas…


The DHI's Fall 2020 Hybrid Virtual Workshop was a Success!

The Digital Humanities Initiative’s fall 2020 hybrid virtual workshop “Getting Started in Digital Humanities” took place September 23, 2020, and was a resounding success! The workshop included a lineup of amazing digital humanists…

Workshop Flyer

Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop Call for Proposals

The Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites proposals from professional-level and graduate student digital humanists for the Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop, “Getting Started in Digital Humanities.” This…

Library Annual Newsletter

DHI Showcased in Library's Annual Report

The Digital Humanities Initiative was recently showcased in the University Library’s Annual Report and Newsletter. In one spotlight, Institute for the Humanities Director and co-founder of the Digital Humanities Initiative Professor Mark Canuel…


A Great Turn Out! Digital Humanities Workshop, Spring 2020

The Digital Humanities Initiative’s second formal workshop, which took place on February 27, 2020, was led by digital humanities experts from Michigan State University’s Digital Scholarship Lab — Kristen Mapes, Megan Kudzia, and Kate Topham —…

Digital Scholarship Hub

UIC's Digital Scholarship Hub Is Officially Open!

The University Library and the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago recently celebrated the Digital Humanities Initiative and the opening of the Digital Scholarship Hub at the Richard J. Daley…

Kathi Beren's Workshop at DHSI @MLA2020

Digital Humanities Activities @MLA2020

Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI), the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL), and the Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) partnership at the University of Victoria, Canada, two two-day workshops that offered participants both…