From the ad: The Department of English at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Medieval Studies, to begin in fall 2020. We are especially interested in candidates whose work engages digital humanities and/or the Global Middle Ages. Secondary fields may also include the environmental humanities, manuscript studies, and/or women’s, gender,…

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From the ad: As part of a larger functional team, comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, the Libraries Systems Office, and Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will provide leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of digital scholarly initiatives. The Digital Scholarship Librarian…

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From the funding opportunity: Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020 will take place July 27-31 on Auraria Campus in Denver, Colorado… The Lab has always relied upon the voices of its participants to guide the learning and discovery at the event. Key among those voices are our fellows. Each year, we earmark funds to provide fellowships to…

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From the resource: Over the summer of 2019, inspired by the promising results in articles like Romanov et al. 2017, I set out to use the Kraken OCR software on a variety of texts. Kraken, see their website or their repository, is open-source command line software that is capable of reaching accuracy rates in the high nineties for Arabic and Persian printed text. Kraken is not equipped to handle every text – I recommend…

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From the report: The Association for Computers in the Humanities (ACH) Conference took place at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, PA, July 32-26, 2019. While this conference might seem out of scope for me–an undergraduate studying Psychology and Language, Media, & Communications–I was there to present on work I had done as a teaching…

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About the resource: In April 2019, “What is a Feminist Lab?” Symposium was held at the University of Colorado Boulder and organized by Maya Livio, Lori Emerson, and Thea Lindquist. The event included a range of speakers from interdisciplinary research labs and explored ways in which intersectional feminist approaches can be integrated into labs and…

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