About AADHum2018-09-12T17:33:52+00:00

About AADHum

The AADHum Initiative seeks to prepare the next generation of digital humanists and African Americanist scholars by broadening the conversation around new theories, methods and tools to explore African American art, labor and migration.  Co-directed by The Arts and Humanities Center for Synergy and The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), it builds upon two of UMD’s areas of internationally recognized excellence – African American history and cultural studies and digital humanities. Through an expansive digitization venture, the initiative will develop research projects drawing on collections from:

The initiative is made possible by a major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

AADHum Project Team