Who We Are | #alt-academy: Alternative Academic Careers. In preparation for a formal, confidential survey of career preparation in humanities graduate programs, the Scholarly Communication Institute is conducting an informal census of alternative academics. By “alternative academics,” we refer to people with graduate training in the humanities who apply their skills to a wide spectrum of positions beyond…

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Project Bamboo is seeking applications for a curatorial and steering committee for Bamboo DiRT, a directory of tools and collections to support digital research. The responsibilities of this committee will include: 1) Adding resources to Bamboo DiRT based on up-to-date knowledge of digital research tools 2) Expanding existing resource entries with additional information, reviews, etc….

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New Variorum Shakespeare Digital Challenge. The MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare is sponsoring a digital challenge and is seeking the most innovative and compelling uses of the data contained within its recently published volume, The Comedy of Errors. The MLA has released the XML files and schema for The Comedy of Errors under a Creative…

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How will national cultures survive in the digital age? Will they be subsumed in the centripetal pull of global monoculture? Or will counter-currents and hybrid combinations thrive in a transmedia world? 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of RTÉ TV – Ireland’s public television network charged with broadcasting the nation to itself: ‘a…

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To register for the DH 2012, please follow this link to the ConfTool system and select your registration options. If you do not already have a ConfTool account, you will be asked to create one. You may also sign up for the pre-conference workshops and tutorials as well as for all social events.

CFP: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies | Michael Ullyot. Since 2001, the Renaissance Society of America annual meetings have featured panels on new technologies for scholarly research, publishing, and teaching. At the 2013 meeting (San Diego, 4-6 April 2013), several panels will cover these new and emerging projects and methodologies. We seek proposals in and…

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Second NeDiMAH infoviz workshop, Call for Participation. Visual Tools and Methods in Digital Humanities: Representing, Reading, and Thinking about Knowledge Creation… 21st of July 2012 in Hamburg alongside the DH conference.   Exploring the shifting intersection between more descriptive and analytical uses of visual components in digital environments and interpretative research tools – we will…

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Hurry–Send us Your Ideas for Digital Preservation 2012, July 24-26 For the first time we are opening the call for proposals for broad participation.  Any organization with an interest in digital preservation can propose ideas for potential inclusion in the meeting.  We are specifically seeking proposals for posters, 5-minute “lightning talks” and tool demonstrations. Topics of…

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