Applications open for the Digital Humanities at Berkeley Summer Institute (Aug. 15 - 19)

Brendan Mackie and Jess Bailey at DHBSI 2015

Applications are now open for the second annual Digital Humanities at Berkeley Summer Institute (DHBSI). DHBSI will offer intensive training in digital humanities tools and methods from August 15 to 19.

This year’s course offerings include:

DHBSI is open to faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students affiliated with Berkeley through fall semester 2016. The program is free of cost for all participants. Participants are encouraged to apply in research teams to provide an ongoing foundation for projects. Teams might be composed of a faculty member and a graduate student, two graduate students, a graduate student and an undergrad, or any other combination of roles.

In addition to training, participants will also have ample time to consult with instructors about their projects. At last year’s institute, participants used project time to parse a 19th century US agricultural census, develop Python scripts for metrical analysis of medieval German, map out data structures for a network of Vietnamese intellectuals, and reconceptualize a large database of linguistic annotations.

Submit a brief application for DHBSI no later than midnight on Friday, April 15, 2016.

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