From the ad: The Department of History at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the area of 19th-century African American history, with preference for candidates with experience in digital history. Ph.D. should be in hand by August 15, 2020. Applicants should have a strong research record or demonstrate promise…

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From the CFP: This special issue of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy seeks to feature pedagogical approaches to integrating XR technology into the educational curriculum in a wide variety of institutions and settings. The intention is to highlight a wide range of inter-, multi-, and transdisciplinary approaches to both utilizing and creating Virtual…

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About the report: In recent years, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Virtuality (AV), and Mixed Reality (MxR) have become popular immersive reality technologies for cultural knowledge dissemination in Virtual Heritage (VH). These technologies have been utilized for enriching museums with a personalized visiting experience and digital content tailored to the historical and cultural…

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From the ad: The Department of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital Studies with a focus on the historical and contemporary U.S. (rank: assistant professor or associate professor). The successful candidate will be an interdisciplinary scholar whose work engages digital technologies and media within…

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From the announcement: This week the British Library has launched its latest online learning resource, Discovering Sacred Texts, which invites visitors to explore the world’s major faiths through the Library’s extensive collections. The new website includes over 250 digitised collection items, teachers’ resources, short films and articles. Nine faiths are featured: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism,…

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About the opportunity: We are excited to invite applications for the Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative two-week program will bring together scholars from Minority Serving Institutions who seek to advance their research and teaching using digital humanities approaches. We envision these two weeks being…

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From the report: Who or what gets counted in the production and maintenance of data today? How does data change depending on who does the counting? When visibility entails vulnerability, how might counting become a dangerous activity? During the last week of August, Rebecca Munson (Project and Education Coordinator) and Grant Wythoff (Digital Humanities Strategist)…

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From the resource: While techniques for text mining, sentiment analysis and other natural language processing are ubiquitous on the Internet, they’re not always accessible to students. I recently ran this tutorial in my journalism class at Northeastern University to help students answer some questions they generated around the Twitter timelines of the Democratic candidates running…

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From the CFP: This gathering seeks to create an inclusive space for difficult, fruitful conversations around technology, however defined, as it affects and is affected by race, gender, sexuality, and ability. We aim to foster conversations that consider “technology” as the expression of material cultures, labor, and embodiment; as well as sites of empowerment or…

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