BH and DH Summer Institute

Acting upon the Book: Intersections of Book History and Digital Technologies – May 18-22, 2020

The Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture invites applications for its first BH and DH Summer Institute. Join us for a week in May to engage in discussion, engagement, and exploration of the intersections between digital technologies and book history. To learn more, see the Call for Applications (forthcoming).


To honor 10 years of James P. Danky’s generous support of the Danky Fellowship program, the Center for the History of Print Culture is hosting a celebratory symposium by bringing back former fellows to present on current research project.

Where: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Helen C. White

When: Thursday and Friday, October 15-16, 2020

OFFICIAL RELEASE OF DIGITAL MAPPA The Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture is pleased to announce the official release of Digital Mappa, a new digital humanities resource for the easy creation of research workspaces, editions, scholarship, collaboration and open access publications. To learn more, go to the Digital Mappa Announcement or

James P. Danky Fellowship Applications due May 1 For more information go to

SAVE THE DATE Our 2017 Conference, BH and DH: Book History and Digital Humanities, will occur on September 22-23, 2017. More information can be found here.

SAVE THE DATE Eric Slauter, University of Chicago, will be giving a talk about the material creation of the first edition of Walden on Monday, November 6. UW Madison’s first edition of Walden is discussed here.

SAVE THE DATE Our 2017 James P. Danky Fellow, Joshua A. Mitchell, will be speaking on campus on November 13 at 12:00, in Helen C. White 4207. Find out more here!

BLOG New Blog Post up “Dirty Old Books” describing the Library of Stains Project with CHPDC CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Heather Wacha and two colleagues, Erin Connelly (UPenn Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies) and Alberto Campagnolo (Library of Congress).