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NYCDH Graduate Student Award — Extended Deadline (6/15/20)

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    Matthew K. Gold
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    ** The deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, June 15, 2020.
    See the CFP below and
    https://nycdh.org/nyc-dh-graduate-student-project-award/ for more info. **

    We are pleased to announce our seventh annual cross-institutional NYCDH
    Digital Humanities Graduate Student Project Award. We invite all graduate
    students attending an institution in New York City and the metropolitan
    area to apply by Monday, June 15, 2020.

    The award recognizes excellent digital humanities scholarship in the NYCDH
    community. The first prize winner will receive a cash prize of $1000. Two
    runner-up positions will receive $500 each. All three winning proposals
    will have the opportunity to receive support from one or more of the many
    centers affiliated with NYCDH; support can include, when needed,
    consultations, networking and possible access to institutional resources
    (website hosting, software licenses, etc.). Winners will also receive
    exposure on NYCDH.org and associated social media outlets, and will have
    the opportunity to present their work at our annual NYCDH Week Kickoff
    Meeting.

    Project proposals can be submitted by individuals or teams. We are
    accepting proposals for projects in all stages of development, from early
    to mid-stage to complete.

    Projects may include:

    Digital Mapping
    Digital Archive or Exhibit
    A Digital Edition
    Textual, network, audio or visual analysis
    Publishing experiments
    3D technology
    A longform, media-rich narrative/argument
    e-lit
    Games
    Maker project
    Surprise us!
    Proposals must include:

    The name of the project leader
    The name of team members (if appropriate)
    Short bio(s)
    A brief abstract of the project. Please declare if your project has any
    current or previous funding, including where the funding came from, how
    much, and how it was used. [max words: 250]
    A detailed description of the project. Please include a discussion of how
    it engages with issues of digital methods, culture, or theory, as well as
    also the current state of the project (e.g. developing a prototype,
    cleaning up data previously used or adding to it, entering a sustainability
    phase, etc.). We accept projects at all stages of development, and
    evaluation takes into consideration the applicant’s description of the
    project’s current status. Please also describe to the best of your ability
    where your project is in its development cycle (eg. proposal, prototyping,
    under development, revision, expanding, already launched and doing
    outreach, etc.) [max words: 1000]
    A timeline for the project work, and
    Optional: if your project requires or would benefit from funding, please
    provide a transparent, itemized explanation of your funding requirements,
    including a description of the labor, digital skills, funds, and other
    resources involved. We recognize that many project do not require an
    budget, and providing one does not necessarily mean that you have access to
    the resources you need, just that you are aware of what they are.. [max
    words: 500]
    Submit proposals by email to nycdigitalhumanities@gmail.com with the
    subject heading: NYCDH Grad Student Award Proposal 2020.

    Proposals will be judged by an awards committee selected from members of
    the NYCDH Steering Committee, and projects will be chosen based on their
    intellectual contribution, innovative use of technology, and the clarity of
    their work plan.

    We encourage prospective applicants to contact the awards committee to talk
    about your proposal before you submit. To set up an appointment, send us an
    email at nycdigitalhumanities@gmail.com.

    Information is available about previous awards from 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,
    2018, and 2019.

    Timeline

    Deadline: June 15, 2020
    Notification date: July 2020
    Awards Dispersed: Fall 2020
    NYCDH Week Presentation: February 2021

    Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM

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