In Digital Humanities news, CCNY (City College of New York, a part of the CUNY network) recently received a groundbreaking $150k grant to develop a digital humanities program. The initiative, which is led by Renata Kobetts Miller and Thomas Peele, will allow CCNY to establish a digital humanities minor.
CCNY’s digital humanities project has some great work in progress. As their release notes, one project will be a public-facing resource on the histories of slavery and anti-slavery in NYC, and it will digitize items from the library’s collection on student activism and the university’s founder, Townsend Harris.
You can read all about it here, on CCNY’s site. Pretty exciting stuff, especially during this dismal year for funding.