Category Archives: News

Resource: Ocular Historical Document Recognition System

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

Ocular can recognize collections of documents that use historical fonts. The system is unsupervised: you don’t need document images that are labeled with human transcriptions in order to learn a particular historical font. Instead, Ocular learns the font directly, straight from the set of input document images you want transcribed. See full post here.

Job: Digital Humanities & New Media in History – Tenure-Track

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

The History Department at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors of Digital Humanities and New Media in History. The new faculty members will teach undergraduate history survey courses; advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their historical fields and in Digital Humanities and New Media; as well as courses in historical […]

Job: Professorship in Digital Humanities

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen seeks to fill at the earliest possible date. This professorship should cover a broad spectrum of digital humanities in both research and teaching. The appointee will facilitate disciplinary and interdisciplinary research in the humanities, social sciences and computer sciences, while taking leadership of the Göttingen Centre […]

CFP: Digital Diversity 2015

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

This conference examines the trajectory of feminist digital studies, observing the ways in which varied projects have opened up the objects and methods of literary history and cultural studies. We welcome presentations that will together reflect on the past, present, and future of digital literary and cultural studies; examine synergies across digital humanities projects; and […]

CFP: DH2015

By the Editors | August 26, 2014

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of abstracts for its annual conference, on any aspect of digital humanities. For the 2015 conference, we particularly welcome contributions that address ‘global’ aspects of digital humanities including submissions on interdisciplinary work and new developments in the field. See full post here.

Job: Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian, University of Toronto

By the Editors | August 21, 2014

The University of Toronto Scarborough Library invites applications for a creative, skilled person to fill the position of Digital Projects & Technologies Librarian. This is a permanent status, tenure track position. Reporting to the Coordinator, Digital Scholarship Unit, the successful candidate will collaborate and show leadership in the design, development and incorporation of technologies to serve and foster […]

Opportunity: ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

By the Editors | August 21, 2014

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is accepting applications for Digital Innovation Fellowships. The program seeks to “provide [PhD holding] scholars the means to pursue intellectually significant projects…that help advance digital humanistic scholarship by broadening understanding of its nature and exemplifying the robust infrastructure necessary for creating such works.” Fellows should plan to complete their […]

CFParticipation: DH Bridge – Encouraging Computational Thinking and Digital Skills in the Humanities

By The Editors | August 21, 2014

DH Bridge workshops aim to build computational thinking and digital skills within the context of the humanities. Building on the model of RailsBridge, these one-day workshops seek to support a diverse coding community within the digital humanities with a curriculum tailored to the needs and questions of humanities scholars. Applications for the November 1, 2014 […]

Opportunity: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition 2014-2015

By The Editors | August 19, 2014

This year, the Humanities Division invites Expressions of Interest for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship competition for the next application round (2014-2015). The BA PDF scheme is an annual competition and open to postdoctoral students who are working within the Arts and Humanities or Social Sciences and can demonstrate a strong prior association with the […]