Category Archives: News

Announcement: Wearable Cartography

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a portal mapping system that transmits remotely a digital map of the wearer’s environment.  The concept behind the technology is known as simultaneous localization and mapping or SLAM and previously had only been applied to mapping by robots.  Read Full Post Here.

CFP: Digital Studies Special Issue

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques will be publishing a refereed selection of papers from its May 2014 Digital Humanities Without Borders meeting at Brock University in Digital Studies/Le champ numériques. The issue will be edited by the program chairs, Geoffrey Rockwell and Michael Sinatra. The publication of this special issue is scheduled for Summer of 2015. Read […]

Opportunity: Stanford Humanities Center Fellowship

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

The Stanford Humanities Center provides a collegial environment for faculty who are undertaking innovative projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Fellows participate in the intellectual life of the Humanities Center and the broader Stanford community, sharing ideas and work in progress with a diverse cohort of scholars and benefiting from a wide variety […]

Resource: Illustrated First World War Art

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

With the centenary of the First World War upon us, ILN Ltd, the custodians of the celebrated Illustrated London News and Great Eight Illustrated Magazine collection archives, felt a responsibility to make the 1914-18 archives available to the public for research, education and pleasure. With the help of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Illustrated First World […]

Resource: Yale Launches an Archive of 170,000 Photographs Documenting the Great Depression

By The Editors | September 4, 2014

During the Great Depression, The Farm Security Administration—Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) hired photographers to travel across America to document the poverty that gripped the nation, hoping to build support for New Deal programs being championed by F.D.R.’s administration. Legendary photographers like Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein took part in what amounted to the largest photography project […]

CFP: Theorizing the Digital Humanities — An Anthology

By The Editors | September 4, 2014

Theorizing the Digital Humanities is an invitation to unpack, critique and analyze the impact of digital media on the study of the humanities.  This anthology is not for the outlining or presentation of specific projects or praxis, but rather a means by which we can theorize about this emerging field.  Our goal for this edition […]

Job: Digital Scholarship Librarian at Mount Vernon

By The Editors | September 4, 2014

The Fred W Smith National Library at Mount Vernon seeks an innovative librarian/historian to take a lead role in the advancement of the Estate’s scholarly digital initiatives. He or she will assess and integrate existing tools for digital scholarship and participate in maintaining and evaluating the Library’s electronic and digital resources. The successful candidate will […]

CFParticipation: Knowledge Machines: The Potential of the Digital. Symposium on alternative practices in humanities research

By The Editors | September 4, 2014

Knowledge Machines is a free one-day symposium which will showcase different approaches to using digital methodologies for the humanities. Videos, discussion points, and related materials will also be made available before and after the day on this website’s blog, in order to move the discussion about the future of the humanities out of the usual […]

CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar New England

By The Editors | September 4, 2014

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the third series of the Digital Classicist New England (Boston?). This initiative, inspired by and connected to London’s Digital Classicist Work in Progress Seminar, is organized in association with the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University. It will run during the spring term of the […]

Job: Assistant Professor, English with Digital Humanities Expertise

By The Editors | September 4, 2014

The English Department at Gonzaga University invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position (3/3 teaching load) to teach composition and/or rhetoric starting September 2015. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: multimodal composition, digital humanities, creative non-fiction, film, multi-cultural literacies, writing program administration. Source: Assistant Professor, English