Humanities computing is undergoing a redefinition of basic principles by a continuous influx of new, vibrant, and diverse communities or practitioners within and well beyond the halls of academe. These practitioners recognize the value computers add to their work, that the computer itself remains an instrument subject to continual innovation, and that competition within many disciplines requires scholars to become and remain current with what computers can do. Topics in the Digital Humanities invites manuscripts that will advance and deepen knowledge and activity in this new and innovative field.

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Digital Philology encourages both applied and theoretical research that engages with the digital humanities and shows why and how digital resources require new questions, new approaches, and yield radical results.

The Textual Studies team of INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments) wish to invite presentation proposals for Beyond  Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century held June 8-10, 2012 at the University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada.

July 23-August 11, 2012 Tufts University, Medford MA

This institute will provide participants with three weeks in which (1) to develop hands on experience with TEI-XML, (2) to apply methods from information retrieval, text visualization, and corpus and computational linguistics to the analysis of textual and linguistic sources in the humanities, (3) to rethink not only their own research agendas but also new relationships between their work and non-specialists.