Category Archives: News

CFP: Decolonizing the Digital: First Peoples’ On-Line Presence

By The Editors | December 11, 2014

From the CFP: From the use of social media during the Idle No More movement to the growth of on-line magazines and educational platforms, Canada’s First Peoples are increasingly using the internet as a space of resistance, community development, and as a platform for sharing and preserving language and tradition. The essay collection Decolonizing the […]

Funding: GMU Digital History Fellowships available for Fall 2015

By The Editors | December 11, 2014

From the announcement: We’re pleased to announce that the  Department of History & Art History at George Mason University has received another round of funding from the Provost’s PhD Award Program to admit two Digital History Fellows in each of the next three years. Fellows enrolling in Fall 2015 will receive stipends of $20,000 for two years, during […]

Report: Harnessing the Power of Technology at Public Research Universities

By The Editors | December 11, 2014

From the announcement: Our researchers at Ithaka S+R, with funding from Lumina Foundation, undertook a study over the course of the 2013/2014 academic year to understand the current environment for public research universities. We interviewed 214 individuals, including academic administrators, directors of online learning, chief financial officers, career services staff, and department chairs, and we […]

Resource: Using NYPL MapWarper Maps Inside CartoDB

By The Editors | December 11, 2014

From the post: Geospatial data lovers know that proximity has its perks- especially in a major city like New York. We recently spent a few minutes browsing through the work of New York Public Library’s Map Division and discovering all of the awesome tools they’re creating- one of which we are about to share with […]

Resource: Two Off the Map Games Available As Free Downloads

By The Editors | December 9, 2014

From the post: A couple of months ago I blogged about the 2014 Off the Map competition winners announcement at GameCity9 Festival. Well, since then two of the winning teams have demonstrated their games at the British Library for International Games Day at Your Library. Seeing the Oculus Rift set up in the Library was brilliant! Furthermore, […]

Job: Draper Program Clinical Faculty Position in Digital Humanities at NYU

By The Editors | December 9, 2014

From the announcement: The John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought invites applications for the following Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow positions. Initial appointments will be for one year beginning September 1, 2014, and are renewable annually for a maximum of three years, pending budgetary and administrative approval. Clinical Faculty Position in Digital […]

Job: George Mason University, Director of the Virtual Library of Virginia

By The Editors | December 9, 2014

From the announcement: The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) invites applications for the position of Director, a rare opportunity to lead one of the most highly-respected academic library consortia in the United States, due to the upcoming retirement of its founding director. VIVA seeks inspired leadership for an academic library community that is continually in […]

Report: CNI Digital Scholarship Centers Report and Web Resource

By The Editors | December 9, 2014

From the announcement: An emerging trend that CNI has been highlighting for the past few years is the establishment of digital scholarship centers or labs in universities and colleges. We invited participation in a workshop to document the current centers and identify good practice, in April, 2014, and 24 institutions who had centers up and […]

CFParticipation: Apply to be a new DPLA Hub

By the Editors | December 4, 2014

From the call: The Digital Public Library of America seeks applicants to serve as Service Hubs and Content Hubs in our growing national network.  The applications and corresponding instructions are available from the links below. Digital Public Library of America » Blog Archive » Apply to be a new DPLA Hub!.

CFParticipation: DH Now Editor-at-Large

By Amanda Regan | December 4, 2014

We here at Digital Humanities Now invite you to become part of our Editors-at-Large team! We are recruiting new and returning Editors-at-Large for rotations throughout Spring 2015. Editors-at-Large monitor the work of the digital humanities community by reviewing our aggregated RSS feeds from blogs, websites, and Twitter, as well as your own networks, to nominate content for distribution through DHNow and […]