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CFP: Humanities High Performance Computing Collaboratory Summer Institute

The Humanities High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HpC) is a summer institute Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Humanities High Performance Computing is for graduate students and faculty who are conducting scholarship in the digital humanities.

Please send a letter of interest that outlines your current technical and intellectual investment in digital humanities and C.V. and submit your application before January 15th, 2012. HpC will select a total of 25 applicants for participation in the institute.

Job: PostDoc in Digital Humanities at U. of Alabama

The Alabama Digital Humanities Center at the University of Alabama is pleased to invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in Digital Humanities. The fellowship offers the successful candidate a unique platform for professional advancement: financial and material support for independent research combined with the opportunity to play an instrumental role in nurturing the growing digital humanities community at the University of Alabama.

Job: Educating Stewards of the Public Information Infrastructure Fellowships

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is funding fellowships for the project “Educating Stewards of the Public Information Infrastructure” or ESOPI2. This project seeks to prepare the next generation of public information stewards by building on the existing dual degree program and developing fellowships, curricula, courses, and experiential components designed specifically for the needs of public sector information professionals. This fellowship provides graduate students interested in both public information and public policy with the skills needed to become leaders in public information curation and public policy administration.

Urgent: Stop [U.S.] American censorship of the Internet

Urgent: Stop [U.S.] American censorship of the Internet – Creative Commons.

Please take action! If you aren’t already sharing works under a CC license and supporting our work, now is a good time. Bad legislation needs to be stopped now, but over the long term, we won’t stop getting new bad legislation until policymakers see broad support and amazing results from culture and other forms of knowledge that work with the Internet, rather than against it. Each work or project released under a CC license signals such support, and is an input for such results.