CFP — Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier @

DH and Media Studies Crossovers/Collaborations/Interdisciplinary Explorations

Edited by Melanie E S Kohnen  and Leah Shafer

Media studies and Digital Humanities (DH) work share a range of intersecting concerns. Recent discipline-wide discussions in Flow and Media Commons, as well as at the SCMS and MLA conferences, have emphasized the crossovers between the two. For this issue of the Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, we seek contributions that bring this discussion into the classroom. How do the concerns of DH work, with its emphases on innovative scholarly architectures, multimedia components, and cross-disciplinary hybridity, speak to evolving trends in media studies pedagogy? What kinds of pedagogical practices engage and capitalize on DH’s emphases on praxis and design? How can media studies practice model and promote a productive collaboration around computing in the humanities?

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DH@Madrid Summer School on Digital Scholarly Edition, 13-17 July, also online!

Please, find attached the complete program and registration information for our Digital Humanities Summer School at LINHD-UNED. This year it is devoted to Digital Scholarly Editing and it is sponsored by the Dixit Scholarly Editing Network. The course can be followed presentially or virtually (completely online!).
Dates: 13-17th July 2015
Place: Salón de Actos Facultad de Económicas, UNED, Madrid – or your own computer…
More information registration process and program:
Discounts apply for any student and member of DH Associations!
Posted by Paul O’Shea (Social Media Coordinator) on behalf of:
Elena González-Blanco
Director of LINHD
Dpto. de Literatura Española y Teoría de la Literatura, Despacho 722
Facultad de Filología, UNED
Paseo Senda del Rey 7
28040 MADRID
tel. 91 3986873

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Software solutions for TEI-described manuscripts

Do you use TEI to describe manuscripts?

If so, could you help us by telling us the software solutions you use for:
  • editing
  • managing
  • publishing
  • indexing
the TEI-encoded information?
We would like to understand the range of solutions used by the TEI community to inform a new Bodleian Libraries project which aims to:
  • determine a suitable technical architecture for the storage and indexing of TEI-XML manuscript descriptions across multiple collections
  • build or implement the ‘back-end’ technical architecture as scoped
  • engage in user testing of the existing TEI-based catalogues to decide the functional improvements requires for the front end interface(s)
  • build a new, user-friendly interface for searching and browsing TEI
  • design and implement a sustainability plan around training, communications and standards
If you can help us, or have any questions about the project, please contact:

ITS 2015 – Call for Participation, Doctoral Symposium

ITS 2015 – Call for Participation, Doctoral Symposium

Deadline Extended: 21 July, 2015

The ITS Doctoral Symposium is a forum in which Ph.D. students can meet
and discuss their work with each other and a panel of experienced
Interactive Surface researchers in an informal and interactive

Students should submit a paper that describes: the problem that the
thesis aims to address; the broad approach and how it builds upon and
goes beyond the most central of relevant previous work; the work
completed and the plan for the full dissertation work. Completed work
may be presented as an overview or highlighting a particularly
important part in depth.

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Late-breaking research/postgraduate and early career CFP

Call for Late-breaking Research Papers: TEI Members’ Meeting and Conference 2015

Text Encoding Initiative: connect—animate—innovate

2015 Annual Members’ Meeting and Conference of the TEI Consortium

Call for Papers on Late-breaking Research

28–31 October 2015

Lyon, France

Deadline: Tuesday 28 July 2015


We invite proposals for individual papers on late-breaking research for the 15th annual Conference and Members’ Meeting of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium (TEI—

We particularly welcome proposals from early career researchers and postgraduate students.

The power of the TEI is realized in interactions, between texts, between programs, between practices, and between members of its community. This theme invites considerations of technical and social applications and approaches, both to the practice of encoding and to the development of local and international communities of use. It includes training in the TEI and related areas, for example incorporating the digital into traditional forms of editing. It addresses integration of TEI-encoded texts at scale, for example in libraries and large corpora, and acknowledges that new research questions and external developments require continuous innovation.


This list is not exclusive.

  • Connecting the TEI
    • TEI across corpora, languages, and cultures
    • TEI, formal ontologies and the Semantic Web
    • TEI and beyond: interactions, interchange, integrations and interoperability
    • TEI in galleries, libraries, archives, and museums
  • Animating the TEI
    • TEI outreach, within and between communities of practice
    • TEI, editors, readers, collaborators
    • TEI and sustainability
    • TEI and visualization
  • Innovating with the TEI
  • TEI tools for analysis, publication, and infrastructures
  • TEI environments
  • TEI at scale
  • TEI, refinement, simplification, and extension


All submissions should include a title, the abstract(s), a brief biography of all the author(s)/speaker(s), and up to five keywords.

Word counts apply to the text of the abstract, excluding titles, biographies and keywords.


Speakers will be given 30 minutes each: 20 minutes for presentation, and 10 minutes for discussion. Proposals should not exceed 300 words.


Proposals may be submitted in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Accepted proposals will be asked to provide an abstract in English. If you need help with this, please contact the programme committee for advice. Presentations may be given in English or French.

Submission Procedure

Proposals must be submitted online, uploading them to You will need a (free) account to submit a proposal. All proposals will be peer-reviewed.

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 28 July 2015.

Acceptances will be notified by Monday 10 August 2015.


Conference papers will be considered for inclusion in the peer-reviewed conference proceedings, edited as a special issue of the Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative.


On behalf of the Programme Committee

Pip Willcox


Anne Baillot

Peter Boot

Marjorie Burghart

James Cummings

Orietta Da Rold

Martin de la Iglesia

Franz Fischer

Stéfanie Gehrke

Mathias Goebel

Susanne Haaf

Serge Heiden

Emmanuelle Morlock

Martin Mueller

Kiyonori Nagasaki

Suzanne Paul

Dot Porter

Judith Siefring

Pip Willcox (chair)

Adam Wyner

Pip Willcox
Curator of Digital Special Collections
Co-Director, Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School

Bodleian Libraries | University of Oxford

Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services | Osney One | Osney Mead | Oxford OX2 0EW | +44 (0) 1865 280026 | @pipwillcox

Digital Pedagogy Institute – August 19 – 21, 2015 – Registration Open

Registration is now open for the second iteration of the Digital Pedagogy
Institute, co-hosted by the University of Toronto Scarborough, Brock
University, and Ryerson University, and supported by the generosity of a
SSHRC Connections grant and Victoria Owen, UTSC Chief Librarian. This
Institute will explore the potential impact that digital pedagogy has on
student experience.

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CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin 2015/2016

CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the fourth series of
the Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin [1]. This initiative, inspired by
and connected to London’s Digital Classicist Work in Progress Seminar
[2], is organised in association with the German Archaeological
Institute and the Excellence Cluster TOPOI. It will run during the
winter term of the academic year 2015/16.

We invite submissions on any kind of research which employs digital
methods, resources or technologies in an innovative way in order to
enable a better or new understanding of the ancient world. We encourage
contributions not only from Classics but also from the entire field of
“Altertumswissenschaften”, to include the ancient world at large, such
as Egypt and the Near East.

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Crowdsourcing Workshop at Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2015

Crowdsourcing for Academic, Library and Museum Environments –
  Citizen Science for the Digital Humanities

– Taught by experts from Google and Zooniverse (Oxford’s Citizen
Science platform).

– How to plan your crowdsourcing all the way from project
conception to launch to data analysis.

– In-depth experience of all stages of Zooniverse’s new DIY
crowdsourcing site from developing and launching a beta site
through to using data refinement and analysis tools to understand
the results.

– Come with your own project ideas and set of images to work from
to get practical experience in building a project with a dataset
that you understand.

– Opportunity to pitch your project, generate interest in it,
attract a crowd from amongst Summer School delegates, and get
them to respond to it. There will be time to reflect on the
process of setting up and sustaining a crowdsourcing project.
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DATE CHANGE for DCMI Webinar: “Implementing Linked Data in Low-Resource Conditions”

Implementing Linked Data in Low-Resource Conditions
DCMI/ASIST Joint Webinar
:: Time: 10:00am EDT (World Clock: 14:00 UTC
:: Presenters: Johannes Keizer & Caterina Caracciolo
:: REVISED DATE: Wednesday, 9 September 2015
:: If you have already registered for the original date of this webinar, you do not need to re-register

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ACM ITS 2015 – Final Call for Participation: Papers & Notes

Final Call for Participation: Papers & Notes
ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS) 2015
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
November 1518, 2015

ACM ITS is the premier venue for research in the design, development and use of new and emerging interactive surface technologies. ACM ITS 2015 welcomes original, high-quality research and industry contributions that advance the state-of-the-art in the area of interactive surfaces (including tabletops, large displays, mobile, and mini devices). The conference embraces innovations in a wide variety of areas including design, software, hardware, understanding of use, and applications or deployments of interactive surfaces. This year’s event will be held at the Vidamar Resort Madeira hotel on the wonderful island of Madeira in Portugal.

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Job Posting: Innovator Collaborator at Mary Couts Burnett Library at Texas Christian University

The Mary Couts Burnett Library at TCU is seeking applications for an Innovator Collaborator position.  Please see attachment above

Texas Christian University is a private, doctoral granting university with an enrollment of about 10,000 students. The Mary Couts Burnett Library has a full time staff of 60, and a collection that includes over 2 million books and audio-visual materials and over 75,000 current journals, electronically and in paper. Located 45 miles west of Dallas, Fort Worth has a population of over half a million and is home to internationally recognized museums, numerous performing arts organizations, a vibrant downtown with an active night life, and two national historic districts.

Information on benefits is available on the TCU Human Resources web site at:

To apply, please visit :

More information available here: Innovation Collaborator PUBLIC POSTING

Job Posting: Instructors for Digital Cultures Program at Seattle University

The School of New and Continuing Studies at Seattle University is seeking applications for two full-time non-tenure track instructors for its new Digital Cultures program. The position description is attached.
Please apply at: Information provided below.

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