Current Research Projects

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: d.taschereau@utoronto.ca

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Lexicon of Science in Asia

Lexicon of Science in Asia

The Lexicon of Science in Asia is a fully searchable, multilingual database of scientific terms in Asian languages spoken across the continent, from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Pacific Ocean, designed to bridge gaps in regional language expertise and improve our understanding about how scientific knowledge and technology have been disseminated, translated, and adapted across different parts of Asia.

Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory (DREC)

Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory (DREC)

DREC works from the recognition that the current conditions of digital scholarship—the augmented scale, reach, exposure, access—offer research communities the opportunity to defamiliarize and denaturalize our participation in long-standing systems of exploitation and to reorient their work towards non-extractive research habits, protocols and relationships.

Under Layered Suspicion

Under Layered Suspicion

Under Layered Suspicion identifies whole-of-government policies and patterns of audit practices that together demonstrate potential biases in Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) audits of Muslim-led charities.

Decima

Decima

DECIMA is a powerful GIS mapping tool that allows historians to uncover social networks, economic currents, and the sensory life of Florence.

The Veil of Code

The Veil of Code

The Veil of Code adapts the theories, vocabulary, and techniques of bibliographical inquiry to develop new methods for born-digital textual scholarship.

Dragoman Renaissance Research Platform

Dragoman Renaissance Research Platform

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

DH Italian-Canadian Foodways project

DH Italian-Canadian Foodways project

This project considers the place of food production and consumption in Italian-Canadian culture, examining cuisine as one of the defining traits of cultural identity for Italian immigrants that settled within the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) over the past one hundred years.  

Documents of Early England Data Set (DEEDS)

Documents of Early England Data Set (DEEDS)

The DEEDS Research Project was founded in 1975 by Michael Gervers, professor of History of the University of Toronto, to create a database of information culled from medieval property exchange documents which would be of interest to social and economic historians.