Dr. Deepthi Murali receives NEH grant to investigate global textiles
NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions grant will allow Deepthi Murali and her collaborators to research subaltern histories of global textiles
Dr Deepthi Murali (PhD in Art History, UIC), who is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow, at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, received NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions grant in collaboration with T. Kelly with a research project entitled "Subaltern histories of global textiles: connecting collections, expanding engagement." The project will include "data collection, analysis, and construction of a prototype website to explore the use of Indian-style textiles in the African diaspora in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries." The UK partner of the project is the University of Edinburgh! Congratulations Deepthi!