Calls for Funding

One of our key priorities is to support research training in critical digital humanities at every level, including postdoctoral fellowships, graduate fellowships, and undergraduate fellowships. We support interdisciplinary training programs that bring humanities students into dialogue with data studies, digitality, and computational methods, as well as supporting quantitative data science students to engage with questions of ethics, critical analysis, close reading, and interpretation.

Undergraduate Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is pleased to announce new Fellowships in Critical Digital Humanities (DH) research to support qualified undergraduate students registered in any program at the University of Toronto. The program embeds undergraduate student researchers within existing critical digital humanities research projects at U of T. This call supports undergrad researchers for the period between Jan. 3, 2022 and April 30, 2022. Applications are due December 10, 2021.

Call for Digital Humanities Learning Communities

The Digital Humanities Learning Community Grant is a grant of up to $2000 offered in support of groups of four or more individuals co-working towards specific digital humanities research during the Winter and Spring 2022 semesters. Applications are due December 10, 2021.

Call for Funding: Critical DH Training Bursaries 2021-22

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI), a University of Toronto strategic initiative, supports trans-disciplinary collaborations that emphasize questions of power, social justice, and critical theory in digital humanities research. Our vision is to forge a new paradigm of critical humanities scholarship, one that bridges the humanities’ emphasis on power and culture in historical perspective with the tools and analysis of digital technology. The CDHI is new mix of research...

Call for Funding: JHI Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) at the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Digital Humanities Network, offers a twelve-month Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities, with a project that fits the JHI’s annual theme, “Labour”. Apply by 30 November 2021.

Call for Funding: Graduate Fellowship in Critical Digital Humanities

Graduate Fellowship in Critical Digital Humanities (deadline 28 June, 2021) The Graduate Fellowship in Critical Digital Humanities supports a small interdisciplinary cohort of University of Toronto Ph.D. candidates over the 2021-2022 academic year. Students will need to articulate their own project, which might involve engaging with digital humanities methods as the basis for a dissertation chapter or article; building a digital public humanities project or exhibit; or other DH research. For...

Call For Funding: Emerging Projects Fund

The Emerging Projects Fund  in Critical Digital Humanities (deadline May 21, 2021)    The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is a tri-campus research initiative that was funded by the University of Toronto’s Institutional Strategic Initiatives (ISI) Program in December 2020 for 3 years (Jan 2021-April 30, 2024). Building on the Digital Humanities Network (DHN) founded at the University of Toronto in 2016, the CDHI positions the University of Toronto as a global leader...