From the ad: The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Digital Humanities invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of Digital Humanities to take up appointment on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will have an outstanding record of international stature in research…

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About the opportunity: ‘Networking Archives’ (https://networkingarchives.org) is a three-year collaborative research project that will merge the early modern correspondence data collected in ‘Early Modern Letters Online’ with metadata from ‘Gale State Papers Online’. The resulting dataset and accompanying infrastructure will allow researchers to interrogate and analyse epistolary metadata to pose new kinds of questions on…

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From the resource: I periodically write about Google Books here, so I thought I’d point out something that I’ve noticed recently that should be concerning to anyone accustomed to treating it as the largest collection of books: it appears that when you use a year constraint on book search, the search index has dramatically constricted…

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From the resource: Pivoting between technology and tradition—between digital computers and acoustic guitars—in this interdepartmental course, we use tactics of digital analysis to investigate the US folk music revival, from its nineteenth-century origins to the 1960s “Great Folk Scare” to more recent modes of folk revivalism. Students acquire digital skills and fluencies by applying them to historical and contextual thinking about…

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From the ad: Tallinn University invites applications for the position of Professor of Cultural Data Analytics to commence on Summer 2019 (the expected start date is negotiable and the duration of the contract can be up to 60 months). The deadline of submitting the application documents is 26th February 2019 (including). General Job Description of Professor of…

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About the conference: This collaborative workshop offers attendees an opportunity to explore models and best practices in institutional planning and support for digital scholarship, through a mixture of case studies, working group sessions, and presentations. It is designed both for those who are starting a planning process and also for those seeking to move an…

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