From the ad: The Department of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital Studies with a focus on the historical and contemporary U.S. (rank: assistant professor or associate professor). The successful candidate will be an interdisciplinary scholar whose work engages digital technologies and media within…

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From the announcement: This week the British Library has launched its latest online learning resource, Discovering Sacred Texts, which invites visitors to explore the world’s major faiths through the Library’s extensive collections. The new website includes over 250 digitised collection items, teachers’ resources, short films and articles. Nine faiths are featured: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism,…

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About the opportunity: We are excited to invite applications for the Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative two-week program will bring together scholars from Minority Serving Institutions who seek to advance their research and teaching using digital humanities approaches. We envision these two weeks being…

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From the report: Who or what gets counted in the production and maintenance of data today? How does data change depending on who does the counting? When visibility entails vulnerability, how might counting become a dangerous activity? During the last week of August, Rebecca Munson (Project and Education Coordinator) and Grant Wythoff (Digital Humanities Strategist)…

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From the resource: While techniques for text mining, sentiment analysis and other natural language processing are ubiquitous on the Internet, they’re not always accessible to students. I recently ran this tutorial in my journalism class at Northeastern University to help students answer some questions they generated around the Twitter timelines of the Democratic candidates running…

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From the CFP: This gathering seeks to create an inclusive space for difficult, fruitful conversations around technology, however defined, as it affects and is affected by race, gender, sexuality, and ability. We aim to foster conversations that consider “technology” as the expression of material cultures, labor, and embodiment; as well as sites of empowerment or…

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From the ad: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D in History or historically based interdisciplinary degrees (i.e. American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, etc.) by August 2020 Ability to contribute to the BA and MA courses on Digital History and/or Public History/Applied History Areas of Specialization: Fields covering pre-Colonial Americas through the Civil War Ability to teach…

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From the ad: The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks applications for an innovative and dynamic librarian to work collaboratively to support the scholarly and research activities of UCR faculty, researchers, and students. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will be responsible for providing outreach and consultation for digital scholarship projects. The incumbent will work within the…

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From the ad: Georgia Tech’s Digital Integrative Liberal Arts Center (DILAC), with major funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks a research scientist for design, development, and project management in the context of our diverse scholarly, pedagogical, expressive, and public-facing digital projects. We are particularly looking for expertise with digital archives encompassing text, audio,…

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