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Professor Juan Cobo Receives UC Humanities Research Institute Award

Professor Juan Cobo Betancourt has won a $15,000 grant from the UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) to support his work on a digital archive of texts from Colonial Latin America.  Prof. Cobo has co-founded a non-profit foundation devoted to digitizing the holdings of endangered archives and libraries in Colombia, making the results available and accesible online for free, and promoting the digital humanities (www.neogranadina.org).