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CFP (Grants): “Recovering the US Hispanic Heritage Program”, US Latino Digital Humanities at the University of Houston (Applications due 01/08/24)

US Latino Digital Humanities (USLDH) at the University of Houston invites applications to their Grants-in-Aid program. Proposals must draw from recovered primary and derivative sources produced by Latinas/os in what is now the United States, dating from the Colonial Period to 1980. Scholars will also have the opportunity to publish on Arte Público Press’ APPDigital publication platform. Applications are due by January 8, 2024.

Articles submissions are due by January 8, 2024.

Scholars at different stages of their careers (academics, librarians, advanced graduate students, independent scholars, etc.) are encouraged to apply for a stipend of up to $7,500 for investigative work. Grantees are expected to attend virtual trainings. USLDH welcomes applications in the following areas:

  • Identification, location and recovery of any wide variety of historical documents and/or literary genres, including conventional literary prose and poetry, and such forms as letters, diaries, memoirs, testimonials, periodicals, historical records and written expressions of oral traditions, folklore and popular culture. Any documents that could prove relevant to the goals of the program will also be considered. The emphasis is on works by Mexican/Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Spanish, Central and South American and other Latina/o residents of what has become the United States, from the Colonial period to 1980.
  • Bibliographic compilations, indexing projects pertaining to any of the above. Compilation of reference works, e.g. bibliographic dictionaries, thematic datasets, linguistic corpus, etc.
  • Study of recovered primary source(s) for potential digital publication, including: text analysis, thematic dataset creation, visualization, metadata creation, etc.
  • US Latina voices.
  • Underrepresented archives, such as Afrolatinidad, Indigenous, gender, LGBTQI+, etc.

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Applications should include a letter of interest, project description, proposed budget, and CV as a single PDF. Two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to