From the call for applications: The Price Lab invites applications for the 2016-17 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities. One award is available to an untenured scholar in the humanities whose PhD must have been received between December 2007 and December 2015. The DH Fellow is required to spend the nine-month academic year…

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From the GitHub repository: Humaniformat is a human names parser for R. With it, you can parse names, distinguishing salutations, suffixes, and first, middle and last names. Humaniformat recognises compound last names (and preserves them) from a wide range of cultures, although the name format itself is somewhat Western-centric (it assumes, for example, that first name…

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The following is a version of the talk I gave as part of a panel at ALA sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Section of ACRL and organized by Heather Tompkins (Carleton College). The title of the panel was “Digital Humanities and Libraries: Power and Privilege, Practice and Theory,” and included Jane Nichols, Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez, and Megan…

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From the announcement: This person is responsible for, or will assist with, supporting the College of Arts & Humanities’ Center for Humanities & Digital Research (CHDR) digital infra-structure along with various CHDR initiatives, including the conceptualization, design, and implementation of faculty digital humanities (DH) projects; the submission of federal and other grants to support new…

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This article considers two digital assignments for courses at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. In one, students developed digital site reports in the form of individual websites about archaeological sites in the Greco-Roman Near East and Egypt (Art and Archaeology of the Greco-Roman Near East and Egypt, Spring 2013), and in…

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