HILT2016 Registration is Now Open!

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We are delighted to announce that HILT2016 registration is now open. HILT will be held June 13-16, 2016 with special events onJune 17th in Indianapolis, IN, USA. Courses for 2016 include:

Building and Sustaining a Digital Humanities Center taught by Julia Flanders
Digital humanities centers are complex, situated ecosystems that operate within many different kinds of constraints. Starting one is difficult; running one is harder; keeping one going for the long term is hardest of all. This class will look at a range of different types of centers, considering a variety of institutional locations, staffing models, funding approaches, and research agendas. Using real-world cases drawn from the international digital humanities context and from class participants, we’ll investigate a series of practical challenges including communication mechanisms, data management planning, fundraising and fiscal strategies, engaging with students, and space planning. The course will give participants an opportunity to develop concrete plans for their own center (real or hypothetical), as well as a broader familiarity with existing models. Participants should be prepared to think through the practical and intelllectual challenges of establishing and maintaining a digital humanities or digital scholarship center. Familiarity with the general landscape of digital humanities will be assumed and will be important for participation.

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DH postdoc at UC Berkeley

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  January 8, 2016

The Division of Arts & Humanities of the College of Letters & Science at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in the Digital Humanities.

Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Digital Humanities at Berkeley is designed to increase our capacity for teaching and scholarship in the digital humanities, with a focus on integrating these into the central academic enterprise of the university.

CFP: Distance Technologies, Distant Reading, and Literary Pedagogy

CFP: Distance Technologies, Distant Reading, and Literary Pedagogy

Joint Session between CSDH/SCHN and ACCUTE for Congress 2016 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada | May 30 – June 1, 2016

What potential resides in the integration of the digital humanities with distance technologies? How might such an integration facilitate the offering of literature courses online? Although the phenomenon of literature courses delivered entirely or partially with the assistance of web-based technologies has made significant inroads into North American curricula and generated lively debates across social and traditional media, the prospects for teaching literature online still remain uncertain. With the rise in popularity of summer institutes such as DHSI at the University of Victoria, and the recent spread of localized DH institute offerings at Guelph and Dalhousie, the moment seems to have arrived when Canadian institutions might consider how the rise of the digital humanities could contribute to transitioning literature departments toward adopting year-round DH course offerings at the undergraduate and graduate level. How might techniques and technologies of the digital humanities be coupled with literature courses offered online? How productive is the relationship between the practices of “distant reading” and the pedagogy of distance technologies? What kinds of institutional resources are necessary for distance course design and support? What kinds of open-source tools and platforms might be enlisted in such courses? How do we measure the long-term impact of such offerings on enrolments? How do we persuade colleagues and administrators to accept the potential for the move toward dedicated distance course offerings?

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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

http://dhoxss.humanities.ox.ac.uk/2015/crowdsourcing.html

– 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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Call for papers – DiXiT Convention: Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital Scholarly Edition (The Hague, 16 – 18 September)

DiXiT Convention: Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital Scholarly Edition

 

The Hague, September 1618  2015

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

  • Tuesday 15: two parallel workshops
    • Net7 will present Pundit and Muruca
    • Huygens ING will run a workshop ‘TEI and neighbouring standards’
  • Wednesday 16 until Friday 18 (morning): the Convention proper (‘Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital Scholarly Edition’)

Keynotes will be given by Leo Jansen, editor of the acclaimed edition of Van Gogh’s letters,  Laurent Romary, director of DARIAH, and Lorna Hughes, chair in digital humanities  at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study (SAS).

 

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Deadline 18th May! Call For Posters at Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School
20 – 24 July 2015
Scholarship — Application — Community

Poster proposals for those planning on
attending DHOxSS 2015 (or members of the University of Oxford not
attending DHOxSS) should be submitted by Monday 18 May 2015. All
submissions (max 250 words) will be peer-reviewed by the DHOxSS
Organisation Committee and subject specialists. We will notify
applicants of the outcome before the end of May. The Poster session is at the welcome drinks reception the evening of Monday 20 July 2015.

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2nd Call for participation: Digital Humanities Hackathon on Text Re-Use: ‘Don’t leave your data problems at home!’

Digital Humanities Hackathon on Text Re-Use: ‘Don’t leave your data problems at home!’

27-30 July, 2015

Hosted by the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany Organised by: Emily Franzini, Greta Franzini and Maria Moritz

The Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities will host a Hackathon targeted at students and researchers with a humanities background who wish to improve their computer skills by working with their own data-set. Rather than teaching everything there is to know about algorithms, the Hackathon will assist participants with their specific data-related problem, so that they can take away the knowledge needed to tackle the issue(s) at hand.

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‘Introduction to Text Encoding with TEI’ Workshop: 15 May @ Queen’s University Belfast

The Digital Humanities Working Group at Queen’s are pleased to invite you to an ‘Introduction to Text Encoding using the TEI’
It will take place at Queen’s University Belfast on Friday 15 May from 10:00 to 17:00 in the new Graduate School Training Room 7.

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Job: Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Job Opportunity: Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives, Graduate Center, CUNY

To apply, please visit the CUNYFirst website
<https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=12661&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1>.

Application materials must be submitted online by May 21, 2015. To see
an online version of this ad, please visit
<http://cuny.is/deputydirectorgcdi>
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Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2015: Registration is open!

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School
20 – 24 July 2015

Scholarship — Application — Community

http://dhoxss.humanities.ox.ac.uk/2015/ml/

Do you work in the Humanities or support people who do?

Are you interested in how the digital can help your research?

Come and learn from experts with participants from around the world, from every field and career stage, to develop your knowledge and acquire new skills

Immerse yourself for a week in one of our 8 workshop strands, and widen your horizons through the keynote and additional sessions

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June 1: Congress Hackfest at the University of Ottawa

 

Congress Hackfest

This non-competitive Hackfest invites participants to explore or “hack” research data provided by invited digital humanities (DH) researchers. It will show what can be accomplished when research data is opened up for collaboration. Participants will enhance their skills and learn to use new tools to visualize data and work with digital assets. The event will also be an opportunity to meet other scholars from diverse fields and to learn about emerging common practices in DH.

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“Culture & Technology” – European Summer University in Digital Humanities 28th of July – 07th of August 2015

“Culture & Technology” – European Summer University in Digital Humanities (ESU DH C & T) 28th of July – 07th of August 2015, University of Leipzig http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/

This is to announce that since the 28th of February 2015 applications for a place at the European Summer University in Digital Humanities “Culture & Technology” (ESU DH C & T) are being accepted via ConfTool (https://www.conftool.net/esu2015/) and that we have started to assign places to applicants whose application was positively reviewed by the experts.

The application phase closes the 31st of May 2015. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. The selection of participants is made by the Scientific Committee together with the experts who lead the workshops.

As ESU DH C & T is a member of the International Digital Humanities Training Network courses taken at the Summer University are eligible for transfer credit towards the University of Victoria Graduate Certificate in DH (http://english.uvic.ca/graduate/digital_humanities.html).

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Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities

Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities

Date: 2015-05-07

Description: Traditional research in the social sciences and humanities is challenged by the emergence of new methods and tools that allow us to gain and compute more knowledge integrating various data sources. At the same time, our human experiences and our ways of learning and knowing are increasingly mediated.

Contact: summerschool@geschichte.lbg.ac.at

URL: www.ec.tuwien.ac.at/summerschool2015/

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=221782

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Call for Submissions: The Future of Digital Methods for Complex Datasets

Call for Submissions:

Special Edition: The Future of Digital Methods for Complex Datasets

International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing

IJHAC: A Journal of Digital Humanities

 

Abstracts Due: April 15, 2015

Full Chapters Due: August 1, 2015

 

Submit Abstracts electronically via .doc, .txt or .pdf to:

Jennifer Guiliano

jenguiliano@gmail.com

 

meth·od·ol·o·gy

ˌmeTHəˈdäləjē/

noun

noun: methodology; plural noun: methodologies

  1. a system of methods used in a particular area of study or activity.

 

Forty years on from the advent of digital humanities computing, there is a flood of case-study work that explores specific instances of computational methods (e.g. close and distant reading via textual analysis, visualization methods for social networks, etc) being developed and then utilized within the digital humanities. Yet, despite this cross-pollination of methodology to the humanities, little has been done to discuss methodology outside of the project-based context in either the contemporary or future contexts. We know the specific results of particular methods within a given project, but much less about how those processes and workflows would function outside of that singular dataset or specific area of study.  Several questions arising from current practice remain unanswered: Can Digital Methods fully realize the promise of humanities and arts-driven inquiry when confronted with complex datasets? Is Digital Methodology in conflict with efforts to conduct micro or local level analyses as it encourages the use of “Big Data” and other large-scale longue durée-type analyses? Does Digital Methodology offer its own problematic system of assumptions? What grounds have humanists ceded to scientists? What impact does this have on the tools created and the future of Digital Methodology? How should we train the next generation of scholars to deal with complex cultural records, and to interrogate and argue for tools suitable for humanities inquiry? This special edition of the International Journal of Arts and Humanities Computing (IJHAC) seeks submissions from scholars who explore what the future of Digital Methodology will be ten, fifteen, twenty or even fifty years in the future.

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Survey on DH Pedagogy

We are collecting data for a research paper on digital humanities pedagogy, and would be very appreciative of any contributions. We are surveying and interviewing instructors as well as surveying students, so if you have taught or taken a class about digital humanities, we want to hear from you!

Our research will investigate DH curriculum through the perspectives of students and faculty. We will examine how DH is taught and learned in various departments at both undergraduate and graduate levels of study. Interviews with DH instructors and students will provide a framework for understanding the nascent DH curriculum. This qualitative data will help open the dialogue between students and faculty, providing a platform for sharing practical tips for improving DH pedagogy and curriculum.

If you are a DH instructor, please take our survey here: http://goo.gl/6DqciN

If you are a DH student, please take our survey here: http://goo.gl/voephZ

As a token of our appreciation, survey participants will be entered to win one of ten $5 Starbucks gift cards.

Please feel free to distribute this message as widely as possible.

Thank you for your time!

Erica Hayes, Ariadne Rehbein, and Siobhain Rivera, MLS Candidates
Indiana University Bloomington, Department of Information and Library Science
dhpedagogystudy@gmail.com

Website for JADH2015 in Kyoto launched

The organising committee for the annual conference of the Japanese
Association for Digital Humanities JADH2015 “Encoding Cultural Resources”,
to be held in Kyoto Sep. 1 to 3 later this year, is proud to announce the
launch of the conference website at http://conf2015.jadh.org.

The Call For Papers is still open and scheduled to close one month from now
on May 7th, 2015.  Don’t miss this opportunity to join us for the latest on
Digital Humanities in Japans old capital Kyoto! Topics relevant to the TEI
are most welcome, even if there is no thematic connection to Japan.

2015 Lancaster Summer School in Interdisciplinary Digital Methods

This year’s programme for the Lancaster Summer School in Interdisciplinary Digital Methods has been announced. These will be held at Lancaster University, UK 14-17th July 2015. This year’s offerings include: the ERC Summer School in GIS for the Digital Humanities, a course that has run successfully for a number of years, and a new course in Corpus Methods for the Humanities. There are also three other courses in corpus methods which may be of relevance: Corpus Linguistics, Statistics for Corpus Linguists, and  Corpus Approaches to Social Science.

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PKP 2015 – Call for Participation (11-14 August 2015, Vancouver)

PKP 2015
11-14 August 2015, Vancouver
The deadline for submissions: May 1, 2015

Call for Participation

The conference will address a wide range of issues such as open access
publishing, global knowledge creation and sharing, open educational
resources, the digital humanities, current and future scholars as
publishers, and open source technologies. It will provide opportunities to
explore a new array of connections among scholarship, technology, and
community, all focused around the broad theme of openness.

The program will consist of a mixture of invited plenary presentations, a
“next generation scholars” panel discussion, brief “lightning talks,” a
2-day development sprint, and workshops. A preliminary schedule, including
the updated registration fees, can be found on the conference website:
http://pkp.sfu.ca/pkp2015/pages/view/program

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DH@Guelph Summer Workshops

The inaugural offering of DH@Guelph Summer Workshops, which aims to become a regular event on the University of Guelph campus, expands opportunities for digital humanities training in southwest Ontario.
The courses will be offered over 4 days, May 19-22.
The first offering is for three courses:
  –  Developing a Digital Exhibit in Omeka
  –  Topic Modeling for Humanities Research
  –  Online Collaborative Scholarship: Principles and Practices (A CWRCshop)

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Digital Mitford Coding School, May 27 – 31, 2015 at Pitt-Greensburg

THE DIGITAL MITFORD’S CODING SCHOOL:
We call for participants and prospective new editors to join us from Wed. May 27 through Sunday May 31, 2015  for the Third Annual Workshop Series (or Coding School) of the Digital Mitford: the Mary Russell Mitford Archive, at http://mitford.pitt.edu. Please join us if you want to learn text encoding methods in Digital Humanities through hands-on participation in a large-scale digital archive project now well underway. We are happy to teach what we know and are learning, and to orient you to coding with hands-on experience on our active project as part of our end-of-May three-day workshop series.  Our workshops are held at the lovely Pitt-Greensburg campus (http://greensburg.pitt.edu) during the last week of May 2015. We expect people to arrive on  Wednesday May 27 and depart on Sunday. May 31, with our workshops running during the days from Thursday morning May 28 through Saturday evening May 30.

Records of Early English Drama (REED) Post-Doctoral Digital Humanities Fellowship

The Records of Early English Drama (), an international humanities research project focusing on medieval and early modern performance studies that is based at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Digital Humanities. REED is at the start of a substantial shift in how it publishes its record collections, from print to online, and the successful candidate will be an integral member of the team responsible for developing this new digital approach to publishing these resources for research and education. REED is a longstanding research and editorial project, with partnership for maintenance and sustainability of its digital resources at the University of Toronto Libraries. REED is overseen by an international Executive Board, with a Digital Advisory Committee guiding its Digital Humanities initiatives.

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Call for 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, Panels, Posters, and Demonstrations

28–31 October 2015

Lyon, France

Deadline: Monday 4 May 2015

Submissions: https://www.conftool.net/tei2015/


We invite proposals for individual papers, panel sessions, posters, and demonstrations for the 15th annual Conference and Members’ Meeting of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium (TEI—http://www.tei-c.org).


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.


Possible Topics

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

Submissions

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.

Individual papers

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

Panel sessions

Panels will be given 1.5 hours, which can be used flexibly to include, for example, 3 individual papers followed by questions, or a roundtable discussion. Panel proposals must include a list of speakers. Proposals for 3 papers should not exceed 3 x 300 words, plus a 200-word introduction. Proposals for discussion panels should not exceed 600 words.

Posters and demonstrations

A dedicated poster session will provide poster or tool presenters with tables, poster boards, and wireless Internet access. Proposals for posters or tool demonstrations should not exceed 300 words.

Workshops

Workshops will be held before the conference, 26-27 October 2015. If you are interested in running a workshop at the Conference, please see the Call for Workshops.

Working groups

If you are interested in holding a working group meeting during the Conference, please contact the local hosts to book a room, meeting@tei-c.org.

Language

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 https://www.conftool.net/tei2015/. You will need a (free) account to submit a proposal. All proposals will be peer-reviewed by the Programme Committee.


The deadline for submissions is Monday 4 May 2015.

Acceptances will be notified by Friday 29 May 2015.

Conference Proceedings

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

Contact

meeting@tei-c.org


On behalf of the Programme Committee

Pip Willcox


2015 TEI Members’ Meeting and Conference Programme Committee

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


Call for proposals: 2nd Spanish DH Conference: Asociación de Humanidades Digitales Hispánicas, Madrid, 5-7 October 2015

[Posted on behalf of Elena González-Blanco García by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

Apologies for cross-posting

 
Dear colleagues,
 
The Spanish Associacion for Digital Humanities: Humanidades Digitales Hispánicas. Sociedad Internacional celebrates its 2nd Conference: “title, Innovation, globalization and impact”, in Madrid, at UNED, from 5-7th October 2015, organized by its Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (LINHD).

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Announcement: Day of DH on 19th May. Save the date!

[Posted on behalf of Elena González-Blanco by Paul O’Shea, Social Media Coordinator.]

To all digital humanists or people working on digital humanities projects,

Please, save the date and join us for the annual Day of Digital Humanities that will take place on May 19th, 2015.

A Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities (Day of DH) is a project looking at a day in the work life of people involved in digital humanities computing. Every year it draws people from across the world together to document, with text and image, the events and activities of their day. The goal of the project is to weave together the journals of participants into a resource that seeks to answer, “Just what do digital humanists really do?”

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2nd CfP: Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities 2015

[Posted on behalf of Maria Moritz by Paul O’Shea, TEI Social Media Coordinator.]

**With apologies for cross-posting**

2nd Call for Papers: Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities

The Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities (GDDH) has established a new forum for the discussion of digital methods applied to all areas of the Humanities, including Classics, Philosophy, History, Literature, Law, Languages, Social Science, Archaeology and more. The initiative is organised by the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH).

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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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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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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
http://www.adwmainz.de/fileadmin/adwmainz/Stellenausschreibungen/2015_01_15_AusschAkademieprofBeethoven_englisch.pdf

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**!

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
http://www.biographynet.nl/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

link: http://www.biographynet.nl/biographical-data-in-a-digital-world/

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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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Reminder: Spring School on “Advanced XML/TEI technologies for Digital Scholarly Editions”

Dear TEI family, friends, and fellows,

the applications for this year’s Spring School on “Advanced XML/TEI technologies for Digital Scholarly Editions” organized by the Institute for Documentology and Digital Editing (IDE) in cooperation with the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network DiXiT and the Centre for Information Modelling are still open until 10th February 2015.

The spring school will be run at the at the Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the University of Graz (Austria) from 13th to 17th April 2015.

If you have some previous experience in digital editing with XML/TEI and want to join our workshop, take a look at:

http://www.i-d-e.de/aktivitaeten/schools/spring-school-2015/

Best,

Frederike

 Frederike Neuber

DiXiT – Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network

Zentrum für Informationsmodellierung

Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

A-8010 Graz | Elisabethstr.59

eMail: frederike.neuber@uni-graz.at

tel.: +43 (0)316 380 – 5772

Web: dixit.uni-koeln.de | informationsmodellierung.uni-graz.at

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

CFP Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference 2015

Call For Proposals: Digitorium DH Conference

 

Event:                   Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

 

When:                  Thursday 9th April – Saturday 11th April 2015

 

Where:                 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

 

We are delighted to invite proposals for Digitorium 2015, the inaugural Digital Humanities conference at the University of Alabama. We seek proposals on Digital Humanities work from researchers, practitioners, and graduate students which showcase innovative ways in which digital methods have brought scholarship and scholarly communities to life, whether locally or globally. Our plenary speakers Professor Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University) and Professor David Lee Miller (University of South Carolina) will anchor our program of events, reflecting our main focus on digital methods and the communities which these can forge, as well as our subject-specific interests in American studies and Early Modern studies. We especially welcome proposals which discuss the use of digital methods and their novel results for research, pedagogy, and public scholarship.

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First Call for Proposals: DHBenelux 2015, 8 & 9 June

First 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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Professorship in Digital Humanities, University of Graz, Austria

The Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Graz (Austria) is seeking to appoint a

Professor (f/m) for Digital Humanities.

We are seeking applicants with an internationally recognised research profile in the field of digital humanities, with an emphasis on topics of the analysis, long-term availability and preservation of digitised cultural heritage (text, image, artefact).

The candidate should be able to critically examine the transferability of computational methods to subject areas of humanities research (for example, in arts- or artefact-oriented disciplines), and to apply processes and methods from the area of information processing to cognitive processes in the humanities.
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Call for applications: DHQ Contributing Reviewers

Call for applications: Contributing Reviewers, Digital Humanities Quarterly

DHQ is seeking one or more new Contributing Reviewers to write and recruit reviews of all forms of digital humanities publication. The reviewers work as a team, led by the Reviews Editor, to develop reviews of books, software tools, digital publications, and other appropriate reviewable content. Our goal is to cultivate an active, international group of reviewers who can cover the full range of DH-related topics and publications in multiple languages.

You are: a wide reader, passionate about some area of digital humanities, interested in helping to shape the field, able to work as part of a geographically distributed team.

We are: an open-access online journal of digital humanities, published by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations at http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/. We publish a wide range of material on all areas of digital humanities research and practice. Although the journal is currently published almost entirely in English, we are interested in reviewing DH publications from all languages.

If you’re interested, please send email to DHQ@neu.edu with the following information:

1. Background: who are you and what do you do?
2. What do you think makes for a good book, site, or software review?
3. In what geographic or linguistic areas could you cultivate a pool of reviewers? How would you go about cultivating such a pool?
4. With what research domain(s) within the DH research community are you most closely connected?
5. What is the realistic time commitment you could make to this role? How would it fit in with your other activities?

Please send any questions to Sarah Buchanan, DHQ’s Reviews Editor, at sarahab@utexas.edu.

best wishes, Julia

NEH ODH Institute for Community College Faculty

Dear colleagues,

(Please forgive cross-postings and feel free to circulate widely.)

COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY INTERESTED IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES? Applications are now open for the NEH Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities Summer Institute, to be held at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, July 13-17, 2015.  The institute, entitled, “Digital Humanities at Community Colleges: Beyond Pockets of Innovation, Toward a Community of Practice,” is open to all full-time and part-time community college humanities faculty.  Participants receive a stipend, and travel and lodging costs are reimbursed. For more information, visit the NEH Website: http://www.neh.gov/divisions/odh/institutes/institute-community-college-digital-humanists-beyond-pockets-innovation-tow
Questions? Contact project director Anne McGrail mcgraila@lanecc.edu

“Everybody gets so much information
all day long that they lose their common
sense.” –Gertrude Stein

“Truth springs from argument among friends.” –David Hume

Information diffused by:
Anne B. McGrail, Ph.D.
English Department
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave.
Eugene, Oregon 97405
541-463-3317
Project Director, NEH Digital Humanities Summer Institute
https://blogs.lanecc.edu/dhatthecc/

The Scholarly Digital Edition and the Humanities workshop- Rome, 3-5 December

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross posting. These workshops may be of interest to some of you. Please see below for details.

Your social media coordinator,
Paul O’Shea

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Job in Cologne: Software Developer/Digital Humanist

Dear colleagues,

*** Apologies for cross posting ***

The Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH) at the University of Cologne (Germany) is offering a position for a

Digital Humanist / Software Developer
(3 years, TV-L 13, full-time with part-time option, starting 1 January 2015)

Tasks
Collaboration on different projects; among others an international EU-funded project aiming at providing access to archival material for academics and the public:
– implementation of open-source Web 2.0 features and tools
– usability of technical tools in the environment of digital archival material
– crowdsourcing tools for indexing and transcription on the basis of a web-based XML WYSIWYM
– gamification features
– development / enhancement / implementation of tools for image cropping, text image linking, image annotation (supported by tagging taxonomies, vocabularies and folksonomies)
– information enrichment (e.g. named entities) with authority files,

Required skills
– x-technologies (XML, XSLT, XQuery, XML-DB)
– web technologies (including deeper understanding of JavaScript)
– software development experience
– experience in distributed collaboration using git and issue tracking software
– dissemination & communication skills

Desirable skills
– additional programming languages (e.g. Java/C++, Ruby, Python, PHP)
– data and metadata standards in the Digital Humanities (CEI/TEI, EAD)
– digitization of cultural heritage objects (artifacts / images / texts)
– understanding humanities concepts and finding ways to realize them as technical solutions

A working knowledge / understanding of German should be acquired within 1 year.

Application Deadline: 17 November 2014

Applications should include a brief cover letter and a CV and may include links to projects. Applications must be sent electronically to info-cceh@uni-koeln.de.

For further information or in case of queries contact Dr. Patrick Sahle at info-cceh@uni-koeln.de.

http://www.cceh.uni-koeln.de/node/565
Please circulate widely!


Dr. Franz Fischer
Cologne Center for eHumanities
Universität zu Köln, Universitätsstr. 22, D-50923 Köln
Telefon: +49 – (0)221 – 470 – 4056
Email: franz.fischer@uni-koeln.de

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http://www.thomasinstitut.uni-koeln.de

http://dixit.uni-koeln.de
http://guillelmus.uni-koeln.de
http://confessio.ie

Online & offline panel: “Technology & Tradition: A Synergic Approach To Deciphering, Analyzing And Annotating Epigraphic Writings”

Dear colleagues,

Tomorrow, at the École Normale Supérieure of Paris, the International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World, organized by the EAGLE project(#eagle2014) will host the panel

“Technology & Tradition: A Synergic Approach To Deciphering, Analyzing And Annotating Epigraphic Writings”

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Tenure-track position in data science or corpus linguistics at University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant Professor of English: Corpus Linguistics/Digital Humanities

The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of English announces an entry-level tenure-track position in corpus linguistics and/or digital humanities. Requisite experience is in big data and/or other data science methodologies. Desired sub-areas are literature, linguistics, rhetoric or composition. A demonstrable record of research is expected as well as experience and promise as an excellent teacher. The faculty member will join an interdisciplinary cluster of big data methodologists in the social sciences and humanities within the College of Liberal Arts. Faculty with interests in computational analysis of big data in social sciences and humanities are in place in the Departments of English, History, Political Science and Psychology. The faculty member should be able to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in data-intensive humanities research as the field is relevant to English, as well as courses in the area of specialization. All classes are offered within the English department and, in addition to English majors, should also appeal and be accessible to non-majors in fields such as psychology, history, political science, education and anthropology. Our tenure-track faculty who teach and mentor in the graduate program and engage in scholarly research typically teach a 2/2 load.

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Call for Hosting Conferences: The LLOH Prize

Call for Hosting Conferences: The LLOH Prize (2015)

Deadline: October 10

Email address for proposal: oyvind.eide@uni-passau.de

The late EADH chair (2010-2012), Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen, attended conferences not only in the digital humanities but also in other disciplines. She was invariably interested in and encouraging of young scholars in particular, and she also spent a great deal of time in informal conversation with a wide range of colleagues. The Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize was established in 2013 to honour her memory. The LLOH Prize is awarded to early-career scholars, that is, students, graduate students, or postdoctoral researchers at different conferences each year.

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PostDoc opportunity at Maynooth University

PostDoc in Irish History with Digital Humanities
An Foras Feasa
National University of Ireland, Maynooth

An Foras Feasa at Maynooth University is delighted to announce an opening for a PostDoc in Irish History (ideally of the revolutionary period) with an expertise in Digital Humanities. The successful candidate will join a dynamic interdisciplinary team creating the first crowdsourced digital humanities project in Ireland, Letters of 1916. The
successful candidate will take a lead role as we prepare for the 2015 launch of the project, which has a significant TEI component. This position is funded by the Digital Repository of Ireland

For further details about the position, please visit
http://humanresources.nuim.ie/vacancies.shtml

For further information or an informal conversation, please contact Susan Schreibman at the email address below.


Susan Schreibman
Professor of Digital Humanities
Director of An Foras Feasa
Iontas Building
Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare

email: susan.schreibman@nuim.ie
phone: +353 1 708 3451
fax:  +353 1 708 4797

ETCL Web Developer / Programmer Job Posting

The Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria is looking for a full-time (35 hours per week) web programmer to work with its team on several initiatives, including:

• developing digital humanities projects within an academic
framework, and

• assisting in the development of plugins and features for an online
journal environment.

The ETCL is a leading-edge Humanities research lab, working on a variety of exciting projects. Self-motivated personalities are essential. Individual development and new ideas are encouraged. Read more about us at

http://etcl.uvic.ca.

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3 Open DH Positions in Berlin

Dear Colleagues,

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) is looking for three Digital Humanities specialists.
Further information (in German) can be found in the detailed job descriptions:

TELOTA (The electronic life of the academy) – full time, fixed-term until 31/12/2015
http://www.bbaw.de/stellenangebote/ausschreibungen-2014/2014-06-30_Ausschreibung_TELOTA_wiMi.pdf

Person data repository – part time, fixed-term for one year
http://www.bbaw.de/stellenangebote/ausschreibungen-2014/2014-06-30_Ausschreibung_PDR_wiMi.pdf

Music Migrations in the Early Modern Age – part time, fixed-term until 31/08/2016
http://www.bbaw.de/stellenangebote/ausschreibungen-2014/2014-06-30_Ausschreibung_MusMig-AV-10-2014_2.pdf

Best regards,
Alexander Czmiel

Job opportunity at NUI Maynooth: Digital Repository of Ireland Developer

The National University of Ireland Maynooth has an exciting opportunity for a developer (either at the postdoc or researcher level) to join an exciting national, multiinstitutional initiative in developing a trusted digital repository. The role at NUIM is in the area of data modelling using metadata schemes and standards (including TEI) common in digital humanities, digital preservation, and digital library projects.

Full particulars are available here
http://humanresources.nuim.ie/vacancies.shtml

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role and the project, please get in touch with me.

with all best wishes

susan


Susan Schreibman
Professor of Digital Humanities
Director of An Foras Feasa
Iontas Building
National University of Ireland Maynooth
Maynooth, Co. Kildare

email: susan.schreibman@nuim.ie
phone: +353 1 708 3451
fax:  +353 1 708 4797

DH@Madrid Summer School, last call!

Dear colleagues,
 
This is the last call to announce the DH@Madrid Summer School, which will take place next week at UNED in Madrid. The course can be followed in person or online with videos and online materials available till 7th july. Discounts are available for members of DH associations and also Friends of Museums. Great prices for students are offered too.
If you are interested in Digital Humanities and want to know more about its main topics and trends, this is your course! Last seats available!
More info available at: www.uned.es/dhmadridsummerschool
Best regards,
 
Elena González-Blanco
Director of DH@Madrid Summer School
Academic Director of LINHD (Laboratorio de Innovación en Humanidades Digltales de la UNED) http://linhd.uned.es

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