Featuring case studies mixed with interactive learning and discussion sessions, and introductory workshops on tools and methods, the Institute will cover a wide range of topics, giving participants foundational, practical knowledge on important concepts, methods and tools in the public digital humanities.

For a high-level overview of the daily schedule please see the schedule-at-a-glance.

Case Studies

Each day of the institute will open with a case study presented by that project’s director. These case studies highlight a range of platforms and modes of digital scholarship (e.g., archiving, mapping, oral histories, storytelling) and will provide participants with real-world examples to draw from.

Case Studies »

Interactive Learning & Discussion

Led by community partners as well as academics, these sessions will focus on topics such as sustaining digital humanities projects, fundraising and marketing, developing strong community parterships, and principles of public humanities.

Interactive Learning & Discussion »

Technical Training

These introductory sessions on platforms, tools, content production, and rights & ownership will help participants better understand the options available to them and resources available to pursue these topics further.

Technical Training »

Online Program

After the completion of the in-person program, the institute will continue virtually for one year in the form of workshops, consultations, and email discussions. This is the time for the participants to return home and put the lessons learned during the in-person week into practice to advance their projects.

Online Program »


The Institute will conclude in June 2023 with a virtual symposium featuring presentations from project teams reporting on progress made during the year and sharing reflections.

Symposium »