From the resource: Postdoctoral positions in the humanities have changed significantly in the past two decades. The traditional model, which assumes that the majority of one’s appointment is directed at individual research, has largely been superseded by labor-intensive positions embedded in a department, library, center, institute, etc. These positions can be highly rewarding for institutions…

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This post is part of a joint series entitled “Digital Research, Digital Age: Blogging New Approaches to Early American Studies,” published by the Panorama and the Junto.  This joint series stems from  stemming from a conference entitled “Revolutionary Texts in a Digital Age: Thomas Paine’s Publishing Networks, Past and Present,” organized by Nora Slonimsky at Iona…

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From the ad: The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences invites applications for a 9-month, Teaching Track, Assistant Professor in English. Requirements include a Ph.D. with writing specialization, specifically in digital humanities. Experience teaching first-year writing and skills in technology are essential. The successful candidate will teach primarily liberal core courses in first-year writing,…

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From the ad: York University Libraries (YUL) seeks a dynamic and innovative individual with strong leadership potential for the position of Digital Publishing Librarian. This is a continuing appointment position with an interest in scholarly communications, academic journal publishing and research dissemination… Reporting to the Director, Digital Scholarship Infrastructure, the Digital Publishing Librarian leads in…

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From the announcement: The Intra-American Slave Trade Database contains information on approximately 10,000 slave voyages within the Americas. These voyages operated within colonial empires, across imperial boundaries, and inside the borders of nations such as the United States and Brazil. The database enables users to explore the contours of this enormous New World slave trade,…

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About the report: This volume, comprising eight chapters from experts in a variety of fields, examines the use of three-dimensional (3D) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in research and teaching, and the library’s vital role in supporting this work. 3D modeling, 3D capture techniques, and VR enable faculty and students to engage with highly detailed…

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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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