Mapping Color in History receives NEH ODH Level 3 Digital Humanities Advancement Grant

Professor Jinah Kim’s Mapping Color in History project received a $349,000 Level III Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the NEH Office of Digital Humanities as one of 14 DHAG awardees in this grant cycle, and one of 204 awardees across all NEH grants. This award continues the generous Level II grant awarded to Dr. Kim for MCH in 2020, as well as a Dean’s Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship award, a Barajas grant, and a Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute (LMSAI) Tata trust faculty grant. The NEH funds will be used to

  • expand the Mapping Color platform to include enhanced image annotation capabilities
  • develop new ways to visualize and present art historical and analytical data
  • improve the visibility and comparability of bibliographic references, pigment analysis data, and art historical data
  • develop a system to indicate the rigor and accuracy of data
  • create an end-user account system to facilitate saving and sharing research
  • hire a digital humanities fellow, a technology consultant, and a project manager

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