Category: Funding & Opportunities

Opportunity: MITH Summer Audiovisual Data Curation Intern

From the post:

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), University of Maryland’s digital humanities institute, is seeking a graduate student intern to assist with a data curation and stewardship project during the summer 2016 term to assist with the assessment, organization and curation of our collection of audiovisual recordings covering MITH’s speaker series and events.

Source: Call for Applications: MITH Summer Audiovisual Data Curation Intern

Funding: RDA Europe Travel grants for DH2016 RDA/ADHO Workshop

From the announcement:

RDA EU3 has approved three travel bursaries of €500 each to support participation in  RDA/ADHO Workshop: Evaluating Research Data Infrastructure Components and Engaging in their Development at DH2016 in Krakow, July 12-16, 2016. In order to apply for this grant, applicants must reside/work in Europe. The purpose of the grants is  to encourage participation by individuals who have a strong interest in adopting one or more of the RDA EU outputs to enable data sharing by or from their project.



Source: RDA Europe Travel grants for DH2016 RDA/ADHO Workshop | RDA

Opportunity: Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Communications Fellows 2016-2017

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its 2016-2017 Communications fellowship. The fellowship comes with a small annual stipend of 600 Euros. It is well-suited for graduate students who wish to develop deeper knowledge of digital humanities, contribute to an important digital humanities professional organization, and gain experience in social media and communications.

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Job: Postdoctoral Requisition at the University of Iowa

The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa welcomes applications for a full-time, twelve-month Postdoctoral Scholar. The two-year residency will begin on August 8, 2016. The position is funded through the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is part of a four-year initiative, Digital Bridges for Humanistic Inquiry: A Grinnell College/University of Iowa Partnership.

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Opportunity: CUNY Humanities Teaching and Learning Alliance

The Graduate Center is pleased to announce a groundbreaking new program and a fellowship opportunity for nine (9) doctoral students at the Graduate Center to engage with teaching and learning in community college contexts. Part of the four-year CUNY Humanities Teaching and Learning Alliance (HTLA), generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this competitive two-year fellowship offers nine students the opportunity to learn with master faculty and then to teach at LaGuardia Community College. Humanities Teaching and Learning Alliance Teaching Fellows will receive robust professional development from faculty and administrators at both LaGuardia and at the Graduate Center.

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Funding: “Mixed Methods” in the Humanities?

Present-day research in the humanities and cultural studies is faced with a previously unimaginable body of research data from more or less heterogeneous sources, necessitating application of new computer-aided methods of knowledge acquisition. The aim of this funding scheme is to explore how such new procedures of digital humanities can be combined with “qualitative-hermeneutical” approaches, and to evaluate potential for “added value”. The call addresses projects that reach beyond mere collaboration on a specific research question and explore the interface between the two procedures on a theoretical-methodological level. The call comprises two funding lines: The first one addresses collaborative “hybrid projects”. The second offers support for workshops and small-scale summer schools.

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