Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) visit to the University of Iowa campus
Perry Collins, Senior Program Officer, The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Digital Humanities (ODH), will be on the University of Iowa's campus on April 21-22, 2014 to meet with individuals from across our region about NEH ODH grant opportunities.
Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00-11:30am - Small group meetings
Noon-12:45pm - Lunch
12:45-1:45pm - ODH presentation about grant opportunities
2:00-3:00pm - Lightning round: Presentations from attendees about project ideas
3:00-5:00pm - Small group meetings / One-on-one consultations (25 minutes each)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
8:00-11:00am - Small group meetings / One-on-one consultations
The presentations will be held in 2520D University Capitol Centre (UCC) / Old Capitol Town Center (map).
Registration is free and open faculty, staff, students, and others interested in learning more about the NEH ODH programs. Click here to sign up for sessions.
About the Speaker
Perry Collins is a Senior Program Officer in the Office of Digital Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities. At the NEH, Perry is responsible for managing and developing grant programs, administrating the application review process, conducting outreach activities to educate potential applicants about funding opportunities, and providing guidance to NEH awardees throughout the course of their projects. In this position, she has overseen major awards to digital projects such as the Digital Public Library of America and Mukurtu, a content management system for indigenous cultural heritage. Perry holds a M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a M.A. in American Studies from the University of Kansas, as well as a B.A. from Georgetown University.
Hotels and Parking information
Click here to learn about hotels and restaurants in the Iowa City area.
Parking is available in the Capitol Street ramp on the corner of Clinton Street and Burlington street. This ramp is connected to the University Capitol Centre, also known as the Old Capitol Town Center.
Documents for attendees
- The Revolutionary Implications of the Digital Humanities, Jim Leach, former Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
This event is sponsored by The Digital Studio for Public Arts & Humanities and the Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development.