Conference Bursary winners

DH2014 Bursary Recipients at the University of Lausanne Switzerland

  • Akihiro Kawase, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, “Problems in Encoding Documents of Early Modern Japanese”
  • Valeria Vitale, King's College London, “An ontology for 3D visualisation of cultural heritage”
  • James O'Sullivan, Pennsylvania State University / University College Cork, “Two Irish Birds: A Stylometric Analysis of James Joyce and Flann O’Brien; Beyond Style: Literary Capitalism and the Publishing Industry; On Reusability and Electronic Literature; What we make of Code: The Role of Programming in the Digital Humanities”
  • Ève Paquette-Bigras, Université de Montréal, “A vocabulary of the aesthetic experience for modern dance archives”
  • Stefan Jänicke, Leipzig University, “5 Design Rules for Visualizing Text Variant Graphs”
  • Dotty J. Dye, Arizona State University, “Digital Yoknapatawpha: Interpreting a Palimpsest of Place”
  • Silvia Gutiérrez, Würzburg Universität, “MapaHD: Exploring Spanish and Portuguese Speaking DH Communities”
  • María Isabel Hidalgo Urbaneja, Universidad de Málaga, “Open content production in museums. A discourse and critical analysis of the museum in the digital age”
  • Rachael Hamilton, University of Glasgow, “A Digital Metaphor Map for English”
  • Dustin Grue, The University of British Columbia, “Does mean ?: Disambiguating word sense and ideology in British and American orthographic variants”
  • Joanna Swafford, University of Virginia, “Integrating Score and Sound: “Augmented Notes” and the Advent of Interdisciplinary Publishing Frameworks”
  • Raffaele Masotti, Julia Kenny, and Chiara Di Pietro, Università di Pisa, “Edition Visualization Technology: a simple tool to publish digital editions and digital facsimiles”
  • Alicia Peaker, Northeastern University, “Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive”
  • James Gawley and Christopher Forstall, University at Buffalo, “Automating the Search for Cross-language Text Reuse”
  • Whitney Trettien, HyperStudio, MIT, “<audio>Digital Humanities</audio>: The Intersections of Sound and Method”
  • Jonathan Pearce Reeve, New York University, “Macro-Etymological Textual Analysis”
  • Aaron Plasek, New York University, “Incommensurability? Authorship, Style, and the Need for Theory”
  • Alex Christie, University of Victoria, “Z-Axis Scholarship: Modeling How Modernists Write the City”


DH2013 Bursary Recipients at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

(Thanks to the generosity of Patrick Juola we were able to present two additional bursaries this year)

  • Hamed M. Alhoori, Texas A&M University, "Identifying the Real-time impact of the Digital Humanities using Social Media Measures"
  • Adam Anderson, Harvard University and David Bamman, Carnegie Mellon University, "Inferring Social Rank in an Old Assyrian Trade Network
  • Drayton Callen Benner, University of Chicago , "The Sounds of the Psalter: Computational Analysis of Phonological Parallelism in Biblical Hebrew Poetry"
  • Alberto Campagnolo, University of the Arts, London, "Bindings of Uncertainty. Visualizing Uncertain and Imprecise Data in Automatically Generated Bookbinding Structure Diagrams"
  • Alexandra Chassanoff, UNC Chapel Hill, "'Shall These Bits Live?' Towards a Digital Forensics Research Agenda for Digital Humanities with the BitCurator Project"
  • Constance Crompton, UBC-Okanagan, "On Our Own Authority: Crafting Personographic Records for Canadian Gay and Lesbian Liberation Activists"
  • Courtney Evans and Ben Jasnow, University of Virginia, "Mapping Homer’s Catalogue of Ships
  • Paul Matthew Gooding, University College London, "The Digitized Divide: Mapping Access to Subscription-Based Digitized Newspapers"
  • Andrew Hankinson, McGill University, "SIMSSA: Towards full-music search over a large collection of musical scores"
  • Simon Rowberry, University of Winchester, "Widening the Big Tent: Amateurs and the 'Failure of the Digital Humanities'"
  • Graham Alexander Sack, Columbia University, "Simulating Plot: Towards a Generative Model of Narrative Structure"
  • Ayush Shrestha, Georgia State University, "Digging into Human Rights Violations: Phrase mining and trigram visualization"
  • Dana Ryan Solomon, UC Santa Barbara, "Theorizing Data Visualization: A Comparative Case-Study Approach"
  • Lindsay Thomas, University of California, Santa Barbara , "4Humanities: Designing Digital Advocacy and VizOR: Visualizing Only Revolutions, Visualizing Textual Analysis"


DH2012 Bursary Recipients at the University of Hamburg, Germany

(Thanks to the generosity of Chad Gaffield we were able to present two additional bursaries this year)

  • Katherine Bode, Australian National University, "Modeling Gender: The 'Rise and Rise' of the Australian Woman Novelist"
  • Adam James Bradley, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, "Violence and the Digital Humanities Text as Pharmakon"
  • Sudheendra Hangal, Stanford University, "Processing Email Archives in Special Collections"
  • Natalia Ermolaev, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, "Interfacing Diachrony: Visualizing Linguistic Change on the Basis of Digital Editions of Serbian 18th-Century Texts"
  • Tuomo Toljamo, University of Oulu, Finland, "'Eric, you do not humble well': The Image of the Modern Vampire in Text and on Screen"
  • Alexander Gil, University of Virginia, USA, "Towards a Transnational Multilingual Caribbean Digital Humanities Lab"
  • Mike Kestemont, University of Antwerp, Belgium, "Evaluating Unmasking for Cross-Genre Authorship Verification"
  • Marc Alexander, University of Glasgow, UK, "Patchworks and Field-Boundaries: Visualizing the History of English" and "A Digital Approach to Sound Symbolism in English: Evidence from the Historical Thesaurus"
  • Jiajia Hu, Beihang University, China, "Complex Network Perspective on Graphic Form System of Hanzi"
  • Joel Katelnikoff, University of Alberta, Canada, "'All Rights Worth Recombination': Post-Hacker Culture and ASCII Literature (1983-1993)"
  • Tom Brughmans, University of Southampton, UK, "Networks of networks: a critical review of formal network methods in archaeology through citation network analysis and close reading"

DH2011 Bursary Recipients at Stanford University, USA

  • Allen Riddell, Duke University, USA, "Toward a Demography of Literary Forms: Building on Moretti's Graphs"
  • Monica Brown, University of British Columbia, Canada, "Introduction to PlotVis as a Form of Distant Reading"
  • Daniel Sondheim, University of Alberta, Canada, "The Citation from Print to the Web"
  • Toma Tasovac, Center for Digtial Humanities, Belgrade, Serbia, "A User-Centered Digital Edition of Vuk Stefanović Karadžić's Lexicon Serbico-Germanico-Latinum"
  • Trevor Munoz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, "Tasks vs. Roles: A Center Perspective on Data Curation Needs in the Humanities"
  • Worawat Choensawat, Ritsumeikan University, Japan, "A Labanotation Editing Tool for Description and Reproduction of Stylized Traditional Dance Body Motion"
  • Matteo Romanello, King's College London, UK, "An Ontological View of Canonical Citations"
  • Rombert Stapel, Fryske Akademy (KNAW) / Leiden University, Netherlands, "Layer upon Layer. “Computational Archaeology” in 15th Century Middle Dutch Historiography"
  • Maciej Eder, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Poland, "Do Birds of a Feather Really Flock Together, or How to Choose Test Samples for Authorship Attribution"
  • Ana Lucic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, "Comparing the Similarities and Differences between Two Translations"


DH2010 at Kings College, London, UK

ADHO Bursaries

  • Marco Buchler, Leipzig University, Germany, "Detection of Citations and Textual Reuse on Ancient Greek Texts and its Applications in the Classica" (paper)
  • Janet Bunde, New York University, USA, "An Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Web Programming: A Collaboration Between the University Archives and the Department of Computer Science" (poster)
  • Edward Finn, Stanford University, USA, "The Social Lives of Books: Mapping the Ideational Networks of Toni Morrison" (paper)
  • Peter Organisciak, University of Alberta, Canada, "Day of Digital Humanities" (paper)
  • Maxime B. Sainte-Marie, University of Quebec, Canada "Reading Darwin Between the Lines: A Computer-Assisted Analysis of the Concept of Evolution in The Origin of Species" (paper)
  • Malgorzata Sokol, Szczecin University, Poland, "WW1 and WW2 on a specialist e-forum. Applying corpus tools to the study of evaluative language" (paper)
  • Kingkarn Sookhanaphibarn, Ritsumeikan University, Japan, "Visualization and Analysis of Visiting Styles" (paper)
  • Zhu Jichen, University of Central Florida, USA, "Towards a Computational Narration of Inner World" (paper)

ESF Bursaries

  • Georgina Guy, Kings College London, UK, "Capturing Visitor Experiences for Study and Preservation" (paper)
  • Sonia Howell, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland, "A New Digital Method for a New Literary Problem: A Proposed Methodology for Bridging the "Generalist" - "Specialist" Divide in the Study of World Literature" (paper)
  • Wybo Wiersma, Kings College London, UK, "LogiLogi: The Quest for Critical Mass" (poster)
  • Amélie Zöllner-Weber, University of Bergen, Norway, "Text Encoding and Ontology – Enlarging an Ontology by Semi-Automatic Generated Instances" (poster)


DH2009 at the University of Maryland, USA

  • Chen Szu-pei, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, “On Building a Full-Text Digital Library of Land Deeds of Taiwan” (paper)
  • Maciej Eder, Pedagogical University, Cracow, Poland, “PCA, Delta, JGAAP and Polish Poetry of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Who Wrote the Dirty Stuff?” (paper)
  • Joseph Gilbert, University of Virginia, USA, “New World Ordering” (paper)
  • Rachel Kraus, Stanford University, USA, “Modulating Style (and Expectations): An Experiment in Narrative Voice in Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury” (poster)
  • Jacob Mason-Marshall, Stanford University, USA, “Modulating Style (and Expectations): An Experiment in Narrative Voice in Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury” (poster)
  • Henriette Roued Olsen, University of Oxford, UK, “Towards an Interpretation Support System for Reading Ancient Documents” (paper)
  • Patrick Shiel, National University of Maynooth, Ireland, “Ghost in the Manuscript: Hyperspectral Text Recovery and Segmentation” (paper)
  • Kristen C. Uszkalo, Simon Fraser University, Canada, MONK panel organizer, “The Devil and Mother Shipton” (paper)
  • Sharon Webb, University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, “MIHS—Text Mining Historical Sources using Factoids” (paper)
  • Matthew Wilkens, Rice University, USA, “Corpus Analysis and Literary History” (paper)


DH 2008 at the University of Oulu, Finland

  • Audenaert, Neal, Texas A&M University
  • Pantou-Kikkou, Eleni, King's College London
  • Tripp, Mary, University of Central Florida
  • Suzuki, Takafumi, University of Tokyo
  • Walker, Brian, Lancaster University
  • Luyckx, Kim, Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature, Belgium   

DH2007 at the University of Illinois, USA

  • Sukovic, Suzana, University of Sydney
  • Viglianti, Raffaele, King's College London
  • Van den Branden, Ron, Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature, Belgium
  • Miyake, Maki, University of Osaka     

DH2006 at the Université Paris-Sorbonne, France

  • Lorna Gibson, King's College London, United Kingdom, "Musicology of the Future"
  • Matti Hosio, University of Oulu, Finland,"Personal Video Menager: A Tool for Navigating in Video Archives"
  • Ilkka Juuso, University of Oulu, Finland, "Novel tools for creating and visualizing metadata for digital movie retrieval"
  • Nikoleta Pappa, University College London, United Kingdom, "If you build it will they come? The LAIRAH study: quantifying the use of online resources in the Arts and Humanities through statistical analysis of user log data", "The (In)Visibility of Digital Humanities Resources in Academic Contexts"
  • Amélie Zöllner-Weber, Bielefeld University, Germany, "Ontology for a formal Description of Literary Characters"

ACH/ALLC 2005 at the University of Victoria, Canada

  • Aaron Coburn, Middlebury College, Vermont, USA, "Text Modeling and Visualization with Network Graphs"
  • Nicolò D'Ercole, University of Pisa, Italy: "HyperJournal Gretchen Gueguen University of Maryland, USA, "Letters and Lacunae: Editing an Electronic Scholarly Edition of Correspondence"
  • Federico Meschini, Tuscia University, Italy, "Classifying the Chimera"
  • Elena Pierazzo, University of Pisa, Italy, "An Encoding Model for Librettos: the Opera Liber DTD"

ACH/ALLC 2004 at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Michele Barbera, University of Bologna, Italy, "The Hyper-Learning Project"
  • David Beavan, SCOTS Project, University of Glasgow, UK, "A Generic Application for Corpus Management and Administration"
  • Luisa Carrer, Division of European Languages and Culture, University of
  • Edinburgh, UK, "Multiculturalità e rete: voci migranti in Italia"
  • Kevin Hawkins, Graduate School of Library and Information Science,
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, "Theoretical Issues in Text Encoding: A Critical Review"
  • Constantina Stamou, University of Luton, UK, "Regression Trees in Stylometry"

ACH/ALLC 2003 at the University of Georgia, USA

  • Maria Blume, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research and Cornell Language Acquisition, Cornell University Ithaca, USA, "Creating a Virtual Center as an International Web-Based Interactive Infrastructure for Research and Teaching in the Language Sciences: A New Research and Library Collaboration"
  • Anna Sexton, School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London Research, "Integrating TEI and EAD to Create Usable and Re-usable Archival Resources"

ACH/ALLC 2002 at the University of Tuebingen, Germany

  • Barbara Arnold, German Dept., University of Exeter, UK, "Crunching numbers in the 'Night Watches of Bonaventura': A computer-aided contribution to author's lexicography"
  • Kjersti Björnestad Berg, Department of Information Science, University of Bergen, Norway, "A computational model for MLCD"
  • Fiona Douglas, University of Glasgow, "The Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech: problems of corpus design"
  • Vika Zafrin, Italian Studies Dept., Brown University, Providence, USA, "The Myth of Roland and Its Function as Cultural Hypertext as Expressed in 'RolandHT'"

ACH/ALLC 2001 at New York University, USA

  • Barbara Bordalejo, Centre for Technology and the Arts, De Montfort University, UK, "The Order of the Canterbury Tales: Praxis of Computer Analysis"
  • Michael Brown, Orlando Project, "Intertextual Encoding in the Writing of Women's Literary History"
  • Colin Gardner, The Bakhtin Centre, University of Sheffield, UK, "Versions of Interactivity: Meta-interpretive Response in Hypertext Fiction"
  • Matthew Spencer Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK, "Reconstructing the stemma of a textual tradition from the order of sections in manuscripts"
  • Paul Trafford, Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford, UK, "Building flexible language-learning systems: Perl and HTML vs. XML and XSL"

ACH/ALLC 2000 at  University of Glasgow, Scotland

  • Edward Vanhoutte, Office for Scholarly Editing and Document Studies (BEB/OSEDS), "Belgium Textual Variation, Electronic Editions and Hypertext"
  • Melissa Terras, University of Oxford, UK, "Border Crossing: Engineers, Papyrologists, and the Graphical Use Interface"
  • Jill Seal, Nottingham Trent University, UK, "Perdita's Progress: Raising Standards in a TEI-based Approach to Cataloguing Early Modern Manuscripts
  • Montserrat Nofre Maiz University of Barcelona, Spain Word order in Latin prose applied to a case of authorship attribution"
  • Margaret Urban, University of California, Berkeley, USA, "Shouting and Screaming: Manner and Noise Verbs in Communication"

ACH/ALLC 1999 at University of Virginia, USA

  • Peter Karas, Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford, UK, "Initiate, Innovate, Collaborate: A New Model for Humanities Computing Teaching and Resource Development"
  • Teresa Dobson Department of English, University of Alberta, Canada, "Mind the Gap: Reading Literary Hypertext"
  • Claire Warwick, Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, UK, "English literature, electronic text, and computer analysis: An impossible combination?"
  • Paul Barrette, Department of Classics, McMaster University, Canada, "The Quest in Classical Literature: Structuralism and Databases"

ACH/ALLC 1998 at Lajos Kossuth University, Hungary

  • Fabienne Baider, University of Toronto, Canada, "An Introduction to Toposator"
  • G. Aileen Clark, University of Ottowa, Canada, "Disambiguating perroquet in the roman : Modernizing Firthian principles with computational tools"
  • Mavis Cournane, Computer Centre, University College Cork, Ireland, "What can you do with a TEI Writing System Declaration?"
  • Karen Gusto, University of Toronto, Canada, "An Introduction to Toposator"
  • Bruce Robertson, Department of Classics, University of Toronto, Canada, "The Java and Ancient Greek API and its Applications"

ACH/ALLC 1997 at Queen's University, Canada

  • Arienne Dwyer, Universität Mainz, Germany, "Hand-to-Hand Wrestling with Small Linguistic Corpora"

ACH/ALLC 1996 at the University of Bergen, Norway

  • Jan-Mirko Maczewski, University of Göttingen, Germany, "A CoALiTS Case Study: Virginia Woolf's The Waves in French and German Translations"
  • Fiona Tweedie, University of the West of England, UK, "The Provenance of Christian Doctrine, attributed to John Milton: An Evaluation of Alternative Statistical Methods"