Category Archives: News

CFP: 2016 MLA: Readers, Viewers, Listeners, Users (March 2015)

By The Editors | January 29, 2015

From the CFP: What ever happened to readers, and do they have a future? For all the work that has been done on the state of reading in today’s world, the audience remains a problem. Or does it? In film studies, a discipline once entwined with literary scholarship, archival research on historical audiences continues unabated; […]

Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Digital Public Humanities

By The Editors | January 29, 2015

From the posting: The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage and the Department of American Studies, Brown University, seek a postdoctoral fellow in the Digital Public Humanities. Digital humanities often results in projects open to the public, and public humanities work increasingly takes advantage of digital tools to reach and interact […]

CFP: Digital Approaches to Hebrew Manuscripts

By The Editors | January 29, 2015

From the CFP: Date: Monday 18th – Tuesday 19th May 2015 We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for “On the Same Page: Digital Approaches to Hebrew Manuscripts”. This two-day conference will explore the potential for the computer-assisted study of Hebrew manuscripts, present developments in the field and share methodologies. Of course, for […]

Resource: Access Monitor – WordPress Plugin to Monitor Accessibility

By The Editors | January 29, 2015

From the post: Here at ProfHacker, we’ve written several posts over the years about accessibility, about WordPress, and about WordPress and accessibility. For a variety of reasons, it’s important to make digital resources usable by the widest range of people you can, and ensuring accessibility is an key part of that process. (As many of […]

Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian at Binghamton University

By The Editors | January 27, 2015

From the ad: As a member of the Library Technology department, reporting to the Director of Library Technology, the Digital Initiatives Librarian provides quality service and support to library faculty, staff and patrons. They collaborate in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of digital projects to enhance user experience and improve workflows within the library. This […]

Resource: MoEML launches Experimental Map Interface (Beta)

By The Editors | January 27, 2015

From the announcement: MoEML is excited to announce the launch of a beta version of our new hi-resolution, zoomable experimental Agas map interface. We encourage you to play around with the map and send us feedback on both its function and design so we can improve it before launching it officially later this year. Some […]

CFP: LaTeCH 2015

By The Editors | January 27, 2015

From the CFP: The 9th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities will be held in conjunction with ACL-IJCNLP 2015 which will take place in Beijing, China, July 26 – 31. The LaTeCH workshop series aims to provide a forum for researchers who are working on developing novel information technology for improved information […]

Announcement: Mark your calendars…MITH’s Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues are Coming Up!

By The Editors | January 27, 2015

From the announcement: MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues season!  Our six speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from ranging from Digital Musicology to Literature/Digital Editions to Urban Media Art and Interaction Design. See the list of speakers and sign up: Mark your calendars … MITH’s Spring 2015 […]

Resource: Provoke!: Digital Sound Studies Collection

By The Editors | January 22, 2015

The Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI) at Duke University announces the launch of Provoke!: Digital Sound Studies.  Provoke! is a web collection of digital projects focused on sound studies, digital humanities, and the audio arts. See the collection here: Provoke!: Digital Sound Studies

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Indiana University

By The Editors | January 22, 2015

Indiana University is looking for a Digital Initiatives Librarian, as well as a Digital Preservation Librarian. See the job postings here:  Librarians | Indiana University Libraries.