Digital Antiquarian Workshop Application Deadline Approaching / Conference Registration Open

[Posted on behalf of Molly Hardy by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

The American Antiquarian Society is launching a new initiative with a conference and workshop to explore critical, historical, and practical challenges of archival research and access, offering project-based development and discussion focused on the AAS’s unparalleled holdings in pre-1876 books, manuscripts, newspapers, and graphic arts.

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CFP: MLA16 Panel on Digital Media and Canonicity

Dear all,

Below is a link to a CFP that may be of interest to some of you.

Best wishes,
Paul O’Shea
Social Media Coordinator
CFP: session on digital media and canonicity (MLA 2016)

Abstracts and bios by 13 March to Sheila Liming (


Digitisation in a Day: Crowdsourcing

[Posted on behalf of Professor Susan Schreibman by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

An Foras Feasa is delighted to announce two ‘Digitisation in a Day’ workshops organised this term by Maynooth University. The workshops will focus on crowdsourcing (24th February) and 3D recording (12th March) offering hands-on experience on a diverse range of methods and technologies applied to humanities and cultural heritage, while providing an overview of past, present and future practices, debates and challenges.

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2 DH professorships @ TU Darmstadt / Germany

[Posted on behalf of Andrea Rapp by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]


The Department of Social and Historical Sciences invites application for a
Professorship (W3)
German Linguistics – Corpus and Computational Linguistics in the Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies.

With these position, the Institute aims to extend and strengthen its research focus in Digital Philology by establishing a cluster of three professorships.

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Publishing @ SFU seeking lecturer in Design and Production

Lecturer Position in Publishing @ SFU

The Publishing Program at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a position as Lecturer in publication design and production to begin September 1, 2015. We are seeking a designer with experience in professional book and/or magazine publishing practice and instruction, capable of teaching in a variety of areas within the current Publishing curriculum.

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Second Call for Proposals: DHBenelux 2015, 8 and 9 June

Second Call for Proposals: DHBenelux Conference, 8 & 9 June 2015, University of Antwerp

To all our colleagues in the humanities and digital humanities,

On 8 and 9 June 2015, the second DHBenelux conference will take place. The DHBenelux conference is a young initiative that strives to further the dissemination of, and collaboration between Digital Humanities projects in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg by hosting an annual conference in various institutions throughout these countries. The conference serves as a platform for the fast growing community of DH researchers to meet, present and discuss their latest research results and to demonstrate tools and projects.
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Call for Papers: Journal of the TEI, Issue 9, 2014 Conference Issue

[Posted on behalf of John Walsh by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator. Apologies for cross-posting.]

The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative (JTEI, <>) is now soliciting contributions for its 2014 Conference Issue. We invite all presenters from the 2014 Conference in Evanston to submit articles based on their presentations through the submission process on


If you have been an author or reviewer before, you should be able to use your existing login; otherwise you’ll need to create an account. For “Section”, choose “Issue 9 (papers from the 2014 conference)”.

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DH job at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

With apologies for cross-posting

The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities/Institute for Corpus
Linguistics and Text Technology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences is
looking for a Data Curator (f/m) within the project “Joseph Eckhel (1737-1798) and his numismatic network”. This part-time position (50%, 20 hours/week) is available from
March 15, 2015 for 6 months. Place of employment is Vienna.

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Music Encoding Conference 2015

Posted on behalf of the organising committee by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator:

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing and program committees we are delighted to invite you to attend the Music Encoding Conference 2015, which will be held on 18-21 May in Florence, Italy.

The conference is an opportunity to discuss the new research paths that the encoding of symbolic music data opens to traditional music studies (from editing to analysis), as well as computational musicology, music bibliography and librarianship.

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CFP: Making Humanities Matter (a volume of #dhdebates)

Call for Papers: Making Humanities Matter
Jentery Sayers, Editor
Deadline for Abstracts: April 3, 2015

Part of the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series
A book series from the University of Minnesota Press
Matthew K. Gold, Series Editor
Lauren Klein, Associate Editor

What does it mean to describe humanities scholarship as built, assembled, or constructed? To call a humanities argument a persuasive or provocative object? To understand humanities disciplines as creative disciplines? To, in short, make things in the humanities?

University Professor for Musicology/Digital Music Edition/Digital Humanities

[Posted on behalf of Peter Stadler by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

University Professor (pay scale W 2) (Academy-Professorship)
for Musicology/Digital Music Edition/Digital Humanities
at the University of Paderborn

This is a unique opportunity to shape and develop the Digital Humanities efforts at our University, so please consider applying and get your applications in before **12/02/2015**!

Early Modern Digital Agendas: Advanced Topics ***Deadline March 2***

[Posted on behalf of Owen Williams, Ph.D. by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

“Early Modern Digital Agendas: Advanced Topics” seeks 15 DH scholars to bring their own data sets to the Folger in Washington, DC, in the second half of June 2015.

Under the direction of Jonathan Hope, Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Strathclyde, visiting faculty and participants will conduct an advanced exploration of data creation and management followed by various forms of hands-on investigation, including text analytics, social network analysis, dimensionality reduction, and research process design. Attention will also be paid to historical reflection on the nature of “exemplarity” claims in humanistic argument.

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International Summer School 2015 on HPC Challenges / Édition 2015 de l’École d’été internationale sur les enjeux du CIP

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Biographical Data in a Digital World ***Deadline extension***

After several requests, we decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts for the Workshop:
Biographical data in a digital world

Revised Dates:

Deadline for the paper submission: Monday 2 February 2015, 08:00 GMT.
Last revisions/resubmissions: Tuesday 3 February 2015, 08:00 GMT.
Notification of acceptance: 1 March, 2015
Workshop date: 9 April, 2015
Deadline final papers: 15 May, 2015

Biographical Data in a Digital World â€“ WorkshopAmsterdam, 9 April 2015


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New Digital Humanities job at University of Exeter, UK

Job title:  Digital Humanities Analyst/Developer

Job reference: P47805


This new full time post is available immediately in the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter (UK) on a permanent basis.

In order to support a growing portfolio of grant-funded research projects with digital outputs, we are looking for an analyst/developer to join Exeter’s Digital Humanities team. The successful applicant will collaborate with other developers and academic staff to deliver innovative and sustainable digital outputs. They will join a small team of developers to create new and innovative digital resources, provide bid-writing support and high-level technical advice to academic staff proposing new projects, and will take a leading role in advocating the adoption of digital methods in the College.

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