This week saw the publication of Doing Public Humanities, a new collection of essays edited by Susan Smulyan and published by Routledge. Here’s the official book description from the publisher’s website: Doing Public Humanities explores the cultural landscape from disruptive events to websites, from tours to exhibits, from after school arts programs to archives, giving…

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Written by a leading researcher in the field, this book investigates how teachers and learners can use mapping in developing their ability to make informed judgements about information, in specific places and times. In Mapping Information Landscapes, Andrew Whitworth argues that the geographical and information landscapes are indivisible, and the techniques we use to navigate…

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How can we search through modern and historical images at the same time? In her project “DepTH: Deep Training on History” Seyran will work on the development of a computer vision algorithm that can work with historical and modern images simultaneously. Computer vision applications normally group images based on visual characteristics such as black/white or…

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The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks nominations for committed individuals who would like to actively help further DH in all its breadth and diversity on a global scale for the following positions: ADHO Executive Board Secretary ADHO Admissions Committee Chair ADHO Multilingualism/Multiculturalism Committee (MLMC) Chair Read full post here.  

Registration for the virtual DH2020 conference is now open! Presenters and participants can register via the DH2020 ConfTool. Once registered, you will need to sign up for a Humanities Commons account and request access to the DH2020 Humanities Commons group. Group access will be granted beginning on 10 July. More information about how to register…

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From the announcement: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, in consultation with the DH2020 Local Organizers and Program Committee, has decided to cancel this year’s in-person conference in Ottawa, which was scheduled for 19-25 July 2020. This has been an exceptionally difficult decision, but individual and communal health is…

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