Michigan State University is recruiting an assistant professor of Ancient Mediterranean History. From the ad: Michigan State University’s Department of History seeks a historian with research expertise in ancient Mediterranean History. Candidates must be able to teach classes on ancient Greece and Rome and must demonstrate an ability to enhance department and university strengths. We have a…

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From the CFP: The Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) brings together researchers and scholars in the humanities and computer science to examine the current state of digital humanities as a field of intellectual inquiry and to identify and explore new directions and perspectives for future research. DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 26, 2016. Read…

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Michigan State University is recruiting a Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian. From the ad: We invite an inventive and service-oriented person to join an expanding cross-functional team which is dedicated to supporting faculty and student use of digital information and computationally-based methods to achieve scholarly and research goals…The Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian will work with a…

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The Web Library for this issue of Common-place features insights by four early-career scholars who work at the intersection of early American studies and the digital humanities… These scholars of early American literature, history, and culture were asked to respond to a series of questions about their experiences working in the digital humanities (DH), how those…

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An extended survey of digital initiatives in arts and humanities practices in India was undertaken during the last year. Provocatively called ‘mapping digital humanities in India’, this enquiry began with the term ‘digital humanities’ itself, as a ‘found’ name for which one needs to excavate some meaning, context, and location in India at the present…

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Civil War historian Edward Ayers will be giving a talk at Washington and Lee University talk on September 22 called “Civil War History and Digital Humanities.” The talk is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Digital Humanities Committee and funded through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Read full announcement here.

We are looking for individual research projects which make use of Europeana Collections for research purposes: employing state of the art tools and methods in the Digital Humanities to address a specific research question. We expect to see applications deploying as much of the Europeana data (e.g., the API, metadata) as possible. You should be…

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Kellen Funk and I have just published an article titled “A Servile Copy: Text Reuse and Medium Data in American Civil Procedure” (PDF). The article is a brief invited contribution to a forum in Rechtsgeschichte [Legal History] on legal history and digital history. Kellen and I give an overview of our project to discover how nineteenth-century codes of…

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