Category Archives: News

CF Participation: Digital Humanities Area, Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc.

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Please join us for the 36th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 11-14, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme for 2015 is “Many Face, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” Digital Humanities (DH) is “a nexus […]

Job: Assistant Professor/Early Modern Renaissance Literature, Ball State University

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

Tenure-track faculty position available August 15, 2014. Responsibilities:   teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern/Renaissance and Medieval literature, including Shakespeare; teaching a wide range of courses in English; publishing scholarship in area of specialization; directing graduate student research; participating in service activities. Minimum qualifications:  earned doctorate in English or related discipline […]

Announcement: Berkeley Prosopography Services receives NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities announced seven recipients of Digital Implementation Grants yesterday, including Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS). Berkeley Prosopography Services, led by Laurie Pearce and Niek Veldhuis, was originally developed as part of a 2009 NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Patrick Schmitz, from Research IT, was responsible for the architecture and […]

Resource: T.S. Eliot Reads Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats & Other Classic Poems

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

Not only did T.S. Eliot draw the cover for the first edition of his Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, featured yesterday, he even read it aloud for the audiobook edition. You may think the time of the audiobook, now a popular form on digital audio devices everywhere, must have begun long after the time of Eliot had […]

Job: University Archivist + Digital Curator, U of Winnipeg

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the University Archivist and Digital Curator will be responsible for managing, building and strengthening the University Archives and library special collections, while playing a leadership role in the Library’s development of a digital infrastructure for the University of Winnipeg that will support teaching and research on campus. Source: […]

Job: Head of Digital Asset Management jobs, Hampton Court Palace

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. HRP has plans to bring the experience of Britain’s finest heritage sites to a wider global audience, to increase domestic membership and the reach of our learning initiatives, and […]

Job Announcement: Collections Database Manager

By the Editors | July 22, 2014

ARP, in support of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, seeks a dynamic, creative, initiative-taking Collections Database Manager. Working with the NMHM Collections and Information Technology staffs, the Collections Database Manager is a key member of the team responsible for providing technical advice and maintaining, troubleshooting, and enhancing the NMHM’s collections database (including the […]

CF Participation: The Art of Handwriting

By the Editors | July 22, 2014

Please help us transcribe these letters in the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art. Your transcriptions will be featured in an forthcoming publication, “The Art of Handwriting.” In our age of e-mails, texts and tweets, when handwritten letters have ceased to be a primary mode of person-to-person communication, this book will explore what we can learn […]

Announcement: Save the Dates! Here are MITH’s Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues speakers

By the Editors | July 22, 2014

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues season!  Our seven speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from Women’s Studies, Film & Digital Media,  Information Studies and gaming culture. All talks are at 12:30 pm in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities […]

Job Announcement: Associate Director for the Digital Library at NCSU

By the Editors | July 22, 2014

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for the Digital Library. The Associate Director plays a leading role in shaping the future of the NCSU Libraries as an essential competitive advantage for learning and research. With administrative responsibility for digital library strategy and technology in one of the nation’s most forward-thinking libraries, s/he […]