Digital humanities scholars are widely dispersed across the University of Toronto’s many divisions and three campuses. Faculty members have created over 40 digital humanities projects and labs over the past several years, and more are being founded each month. Do you have a project that you’d like to see listed here? Please reach out to Danielle Taschereau Mamers (Managing Director) via email: email@example.com
An app enabling users to explore lives and stories from renaissance Florence through a 3D map.
A database of medieval charters and tools for textual analysis.
A digital edition of a missionary’s diary, documenting Ojibwe responses to Christianity and the expansion of Treaty 3 territory.
The “Age of Vedanta” Project transcribes descriptive catalogues of Vedānta manuscripts to the Prosopographical Database of Indic Texts (PANDiT).
A digital repository of government records from the Cold War period declassified under the Canadian Access to Information Act.
A companion project to E. Natalie Rothman’s book “The Dragoman Renaissance,” this website explores the role of dragomans (diplomatic interpreter-translators) in mediating relations between the Ottoman Empire and its European neighbours, 1550 to 1730
A database of Soviet Samizdat Periodicals and interviews with activists and timelines of dissident activity.
A searchable catalogue of all extant editions of all verse in English published between 1770 and 1835 including metadata from first-hand observations.
A powerful GIS mapping tool allowing historians to uncover social networks, economic currents, and the sensory life of Florence.
Iconographic index of Baptismal Fonts from early Christian period to the 17th CE.
A database of over 11 000 images related to Ethiopian art and architecture.
A dictionary of English vocabulary C.E.600-1150, based on a computerized corpus comprising at least one copy of each text surviving in Old English.
A decolonial history of the banana from its first cultivation to today, drawing from archival sources.
A work-in-progress gathering place for trans- feminist and queer artists, activists, audiences and researchers.
Using digital mapping and archives to consider the place of food production in Italian-Canadian Cultural identity throughout the last century.
A project to create an online visual archive of representations of blackness throughout Latin American history.
Providing free access to electronic texts of Ukrainian literature to all readers, especially students outside Ukraine.
Bibliographical databases of primary and secondary sources as well as digital community space for the study of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
An examination of historical records to locate and map spaces associated with sex work in Toronto from brothels to courthouses.
Adapting the theories, vocabulary, and techniques of bibliographical inquiry to develop new methods for born-digital textual scholarship.
A digital critical edition of Margaret Cavendish’s Poems and Fancies (1664/68).
A network of scholars studying apps through a range of theoretical and methodological lenses.
Free, open-access teaching and learning resources about different kinds of peoples, humans and non-humans who make up the world we live in today.
Connecting scholars, activists, and archives across Canada and the U.S. to produce a collaborative, digital history hub for gay, lesbian, queer, and trans* oral histories.
A database of Medieval historical documents focusing on drama, secular music, and other communal entertainment and ceremony.
An archive of digitized material tracing the Bais Yaakov movement from modern scholarship to its origins in 1917 Krakow
Analyzing premodern book history from a global perspective, transforming the story of human communication.
A collaborative working to reorient digital scholarship towards non-extractive research habits, protocols and relationships.
Identifies whole-of-government policies and patterns of audit practices that demonstrate potential biases in CRA audits of Muslim-led charities.
The goal of this site is to display, curate, and describe the documents that go into the making of a book.
A fully searchable, multilingual database of scientific terms in Asian languages.
Using modeling, visualization, and the OCHRE software to understand the archaeology of the Near East.
Providing insights into Early Modern though about the English Language through a database of encyclopedic-lexical works, 1480-1755.
An open-source code library of prototype interface components for digital scholarly editing and visualization, focusing on Shakespeare.
A digital platform fostering discussions between scholars and community leaders on relationships between Indigenous Nations and Italian-Canadians.
Creating an open-access database of Dostoevsky’s works and analyzing them with digital text analysis methods.
Histories of North American objects addressing global flows of influence that arise from trade colonialism and migration.