Editors' Choice: Digital Dialogue - Movement and Other Translations of Landscape

By: Christy Hyman

Gilles Deleuze has written that movement is a translation in space. In this talk I use this distinction as a framework for critical reflection on engaging how past agents marginalized in history have influenced the meaning of space and place. My focus will center on enslaved people who liberated themselves from bondage in the Great…

Read More

Image of a microphone

Editors' Choice: Cited Loci of the Aeneid - Searching through JSTOR's content the classicists'…

By: Matteo Romanello and Ron Snyder

The sheer amount of data contained in JSTOR raises the question of what is the most effective way for scholars to search it. The answer to this question is inevitably going to be discipline-specific as scholars in different fields do have different strategies for retrieving bibliographic information. For students and scholars in Classics, for example,…

Read More

Cited Loci of the Aeneid: a screenshot of the search interface

Editors' Choice: Bridging the Academic-Public Divide Through Podcasts

By: Dan Cohen

[The text of my keynote at the Sound Education conference at Harvard on November 2, 2018. This was the first annual conference on educational and academic podcasts, and gathered hundreds of producers of audio and podcast listeners to discuss how podcasting can effectively and engagingly reach diverse audiences interested in a wide range of scholarly…

Read More

Image of a microphone

Editors' Choice: The Uncanny Valley and the Ghost in the Machine - a discussion…

By: Dot Porter

This is a version of a paper I presented at the University of Kansas Digital Humanities Seminar, Co-Sponsored with the Hall Center for the Humanities on September 17, 2018. ... So this is great. We’re doing very important work making data about manuscripts available to the world, in ways that make it easy to reuse them,…

Read More

Dot’s 2018 Conception of the Uncanny Valley of Digitized Manuscripts

Heads up! Our Editor-at-Large sign up and user registration process has changed. Read about our new system here.

How DHNow Works

Find out more about what we do and how you can help.

Submit a Feed

Nominate a RSS feed for inclusion in DHNow's PressForward plugin.


Register to become an Editor-at-Large.

About DHNow

Digital Humanities Now aggregates and selects material from our list of subscribed feeds, drawing from hundreds of venues where high-quality digital humanities scholarship is likely to appear, including the personal websites of scholars, institutional sites, blogs, and other feeds. We also seek to discover new material by monitoring Twitter and other social media for stories discussed by the community, and by continuously scanning the broader web through generalized and specialized search engines. Scholarship—in whatever form—that drives the field of digital humanities field forward is highlighted in the Editors’ Choice column. In addition to these Editors' Choice pieces, Digital Humanities Now also aggregates news items of interest to the field, such as jobs, calls for papers, conference and funding announcements, reports, and recently-released resources. You can find a complete archive of every News and Editors' Choice item ever published by DHNow in our index.


DHNow: 2017 in Review

Digital Humanities Now will be taking a break until January 9, but before we go, we’d like to take the time to wrap up 2017. This November marked nine years of publication for Digital Humanities Now. Through the work of our dedicated staff and our generous community of volunteer editors, DHNow continues to build a new model for scholarly communication based on open scholarship, community…

Read More