From the CFP: Following this line, we invite proposals for contributions to a collection of essays entitled Global Debates in the Digital Humanities: a collection on the issues and challenges of practicing Digital Humanities (DH) in diverse geographical contexts, countries, and cultures – especially from, but not limited to, the Global South. The aim of…

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From the CFP: The first annual CRDH meeting will be held at George Mason University in Arlington, VA, on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Papers proposed for that meeting are due on September 29, 2017. The annual conference will feature one plenary session: a roundtable with four leading scholars on the state of digital history. The…

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From the CFP: The main topic of the AIUCD 2018 Conference is Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age. Memory, Humanities and Technologies. The topic brings together interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary fields, and examines the role of cultural heritage in all its aspects in the digital age, the way in which the study and scientific research of humanistic…

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From the ad: The UCI Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, and collaborative professional for the position of Research Librarian for Digital Humanities & History to lead the development and growth of the Libraries’ Digital Humanities Program. As a member of the Digital Scholarship Services Department, the Librarian will work collaboratively within the department and across…

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From the ad: We seek candidates with a demonstrated capacity for scholarly research and publication and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching electronic and digital rhetoric. Desirable areas of teaching experience include multimodal literacies, multimodal composition, professional communication, social media, digital humanities, content management, and visual and information design. Read the full ad here.

Zoe LeBlanc asked how basic statistics lead to a meaningful historical argument. A good discussion followed, worth reading, but since I couldn’t fit my response into tweets, I hoped to add a bit to the thread here on the irregular. I’m addressing only one tiny corner of her question, in a way that is peculiar to my…

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Argumentation for digital history stumbles over the ontology of its evidence. I’m writing here about corpus-scale analysis, the digital methodology I know best from my work on the Viral Texts project, and variously named by terms like “distant reading” or “cultural analytics.” Though the specifics of these methods are hotly debated, we might gather them…

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From the ad: This position is part of the WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA BRANCH, National Archives and Records Administration. As a IT Specialist (INET) -Front-End Web Developer, you will be leading enterprise-wide web design efforts with a particular emphasis on Archives.gov, blogs, Presidential Libraries, and related websites Read the full ad here.

From the ad: This position is located in the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The Digital Programs Officer leads and directs the Digital Programs division in performing outstanding digital services and provides the vision to seek new, innovative policies, programs and practices to provide…

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