Category Archives: News

Job: Assistant Professor of Medieval Studies (Digital Humanities)

By the Editors | November 20, 2014

From the Post: The Medieval Studies Program at Binghamton University (State University of New York) seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Medieval Studies in the field of Digital Humanities, beginning in Fall 2015. The appointment will be held jointly in Medieval Studies and either the Department of English or the Department of Romance Languages (French). Candidates for […]

Job: Digital Archivist at Kansas Historical Society

By the Editors | November 20, 2014

From the post: The Kansas State Historical Society seeks to hire a Digital Archivist to support the State Research Collections Division’s management of born-digital and digitized archival collections, including but not limited to the Kansas Memory digital archives. See the full post here.

Job: Research Data Specialist at Florida Institute of Technology

By the Editors | November 20, 2014

From the post: Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Consult on grant requirements related to data management, data sharing and publication Arrange and conduct data interviews with researchers Analyze, collect and curate electronic data, including bibliographic data Help establish standards and best practices for displaying data Assist with testing of new tools and visualization […]

Report: The ContentMine Scraping Stack — Literature-scale Content Mining with Community-maintained Collections of Declarative Scrapers

By the Editors | November 20, 2014

From the post: Successfully mining scholarly literature at scale is inhibited by technical and political barriers that have been only partially addressed by publishers’ application programming interfaces (APIs). Many of those APIs have restrictions that inhibit data mining at scale, and while only some publishers actually provide APIs, almost all publishers make their content available […]

CFParticipation: Institute for Community College Digital Humanists: Beyond Pockets of Innovation, Toward a Community of Practice | National Endowment for the Humanities

By the Editors | November 20, 2014

From the post: A one-week institute for community college faculty to engage with new digital methods, tools and practices for humanities teaching and scholarship. Participants will work with experts to translate current theory and practice in DH for the unique learning needs of community college students in open-access institutional contexts. Ultimately, this institute, which includes […]

Resource: Genre, gender and agency analysis using Parts of Speech in Watson Content Analytics. A simple demonstraton.

By the Editors | November 20, 2014

From the post: Genre is often applied as a static classification: fiction, non-fiction, mystery, romance, biography, and so on. But the edges of genre are “blurry” (Underwood). The classification of genre can change over time and situation. Ideally, genre and all classifications could be modeled dynamically during content analysis. How can IBM’s Watson Content Analytics (WCA) help analyze […]

Job: Interactive Media Design – Assistant Professor

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the announcement: The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks a dynamic educator who bridges theories and practices of design studies, with expertise in one or more of the following areas: design thinking, interaction design, media experience, digital media arts practice, digital graphics and animation. One position is being recruited at the rank of Assistant […]

CFP: “Born-Digital: Reformatting Humanities in the 21st Century,” March 20-21, 2015, University of Miami, Miami, FL

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the announcement: In Born-Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives (2008), John Palfrey and Urs Gasser explore how the proliferation of new technologies informs the perceived realities of “digital natives” (those born in the digital age) and the “digital immigrants” who have experienced the movement toward digitization during their lifetime.  Differences among members […]

Announcement: Cultural Analytics — Computational Approaches to the Study of Culture

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the posting: On May 22-23, 2015, the Global Literary Networks group will host a major conference at the University of Chicago called “Cultural Analytics: Computational Approaches to the Study of Culture.” The event will bring together faculty and graduate students working at the intersection of literary history and applied computational analysis. This field has […]

Job: Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities Creighton University

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the announcement: The Digital Humanities Initiative at Creighton University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities to begin August 2015. We are seeking a scholar with a stellar academic background who will be able to contribute to both new and ongoing digital humanities initiatives across the […]