Hello again, everybody! I’m back this semester as a DH Prototyping Fellow, and together, Alyssa Collins and I are working on a project titled “Twitterature: Methods and Metadata.” Specifically, we’re hoping to develop a simple way of using Twitter data for literary research. The project is still in its early stages, but we’ve been collecting…

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Early modern scholars oftentimes emphasised the ideal of sharing knowledge beyond confessional and national borders. But was the learned community of early modern Europe truly as open and accessible as these intellectuals proclaimed? Or did the Republic of Letters in action perhaps comprise a number of “sub-republics” divided along the lines of religion, discipline, region,…

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From the post: A Pandora for the adventurous antiquarian, the highly underrated site Radiooooo gives users streaming music from all over the world and every decade since 1900. While it offers an aural feast, its limited interface leaves much to be desired from an educational standpoint. On the other end of the audio-visual spectrum, clever…

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From the ad: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities invite applications for a full-time, renewable, three-year Lecturer position in Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, beginning August 13, 2018 for academic year 2018-2019…The candidate will be responsible for supporting ongoing research projects in the Center and…

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From the ad: The Lewis & Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, located in Mills Memorial Library at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, invites qualified candidates to apply for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship…Working under the direction of the Academic and Administrative Directors of the Sherman Centre, the postdoctoral fellow will in general support the outreach…

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From the CFP: sx archipelagos is now accepting submissions for our upcoming special section “Slavery in the Machine,” guest edited by Jessica Marie Johnson. This special section aims to highlight scholarship situated at the intersection of technology and hemispheric American slavery. Topics may include but are not limited to: black code studies through a hemispheric lens…plantation…

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From the ad: Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a selective, private, residential, undergraduate college. This person will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive constituent engagement program to encourage involvement and investment in the college with primary focus on digital content. Rhodes College seeks a Digital Projects Manager to assist with faculty projects…

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