From the ad: Reporting to the Director of Academic Data Services, the Digital Humanities Natural Language Processing (NLP) Specialist is responsible for working closely with a diverse client base comprised of faculty, students, and staff to help them utilize computationally-intensive methods and technology applied to a vast array of contemporary and historical textual source material…

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From the announcement: The Papers of the War Department team is happy to announce that we’re back online! The last time you heard from us, we were putting transcriptions on hold to start a total redesign of the Papers of the War Department website with the support of a grant from the American Council of…

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From the ad: The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop an online reference tool for the medieval Middle East.  Specific duties include advanced data collection using the indices of published primary sources in at least two different languages; contributing to editorial review and design…

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From the report: The 2019 AHA annual meeting featured a roundtable discussion on an emerging aspect of doctoral education in history: the digital dissertation. Jeri Wieringa (George Mason Univ.) and I co-organized this panel, which sought to bring together recent graduates and current doctoral students and their advisers for a candid discussion on digital dissertations….

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From the report: The 7th International Conference Re:Trace for the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology featured a DARIAH Connectivity Day on November 25, 2017 at the Academy of Sciences in Vienna. This event, which was funded by the DARIAH Theme 2017, featured discussions on media art as part of our Digital Cultural Heritage,…

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From the CFP: Now in its ninth year, the Digital Humanities Forum brings together faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students from the University of Kansas and beyond to celebrate and explore digital scholarship as a diverse and growing field of humanist inquiry. This year, the theme of the Forum is: Bodies, Justice, Futures. With this…

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From the resource: Jeopardy is a popular request from students who want an in-class review activity, but Jeopardy has some critical drawbacks. First and foremost, it asserts that there are right and wrong answers which can be condensed into minimal words. Jeopardy, by its very foundation, discourages nuance and critical thinking. It also prioritizes knowledge…

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From the resource: APIs, or application program interfaces, are a way for people to access data in a plain text format using multiple programming languages. Many websites, organizations and services offer APIs for accessing their data, like Twitter, Wikipedia, Reddit and OpenSecrets. This tutorial will walk you through accessing APIs from DataUSA and OpenSecrets in…

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From the ad: The Digital Humanities Technology Specialist is the DevOps engineer and technical developer within NYU IT Research Technology and NYU Libraries Specialized Research Services, a group that encompasses Data Services (DS) and Digital Scholarship Services (DSS). This Specialist will work alongside IT staff, librarians and researchers to plan and develop cutting edge research…

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