Grants + Awards

Digital Humanities Grants and Funded Projects
2014 – 2019

Grants & Gifts totaling $1.8 Million

  • Visibility and Ritual Landscape at the Ancient Egyptian Necropolis of Saqqara, 2950–350 BCE, NEH Digital Publication grant, $50,400, Jan – Dec 2019
    Elaine Sullivan (History), PI
  • Visualizing Ancient Egyptian landscapes and material culture: Cultural contexts for immersive visualization and VR, CITRIS Seed Funding Program Award, $59,835, Jul 2018 – Jun 2019
    Elaine Sullivan (History), co-PI (in collaboration with UC Berkeley, co-PI Rita Lucarelli, Near Eastern Studies)
  • Scholarship in 3D Digital Edition Publishing Cooperative, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and NHPRC Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives program, $100,000, Jan – Dec 2018
    Elaine Sullivan (History), co-PI (in collaboration with Angel D. Nieves, San Diego State University)
  • ARC Cultural Heritage Workshop on Photogrammetry, UCHRI Digital Humanities Grant, Fall 2017 – Spring 2018
    Elaine Sullivan (History), co-PI (in collaboration with Cameron Monroe, Anthropology)
  • 3D Saqqara, National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Digital Humanities Start-Up grant, level II, $47,200, 2015 – 2016
    Elaine Sullivan (History), PI
  • Digital Jewish Studies Initiative, Koret Foundation Grant, $150,000, 2015 – 2018
    Nathaniel Deutsch (History), PI
  • Digital Jewish Studies Initiative, Taube Foundation, $75,000, 2017 – 2020
    Nathaniel Deutsch (History), PI, Alma Heckman (History) Co-PI, Rachel Deblinger (Library/History) Co-PI
  • Final Passages: The Intra-American Slave Trade Database, NEH Grant, $220,000, 2016- present
    Greg O’Malley (History), PI
  • Final Passages: The Intra-American Slave Trade Database, UCHRI Grant, $12,500, 2017-18
    Greg O’Malley (History), PI
  • The Medieval Table: An Online Platform for Teaching the Medieval Globe, UC Research Initiative MAWW grant, $5233.00, Summer 2017
    Akash Kumar (Literature) (in collaboration with Danielle Callegari)
  • Supporting Digital Exhibit Building, IMLS Sparks! Ignition Grant for Libraries and Museums, $25,000, 2015 – 2016
    Elizabeth Cowell (Library), PI
  • From Descriptive Metadata to Citation: Building a Framework for Search and Communication in Game Studies, IMLS, $418,540
    Noah Wardrip-Fruin (Computational Media), PI
  • A Unified Approach to Preserving Cultural Software Objects and Their Development Histories, NEH, $30,000
    Noah Wardrip-Fruin (Computational Media), PI
  • Reading and Assembling Contextual and Holistic Big Mechanisms, DARPA, $600,000
    Angus Forbes (Computational Media), PI
  • Exploring Collaborative Analysis and Computational Narrative with Gaze-Enabled Virtual Reality, UCSC FRG, $4,000
    Angus Forbes (Computational Media), PI