RECOMMENDED: What Does It Mean to Be Cherokee Online?

This project write-up from Susanna at indigenous.engineering highlights an important contribution to digital humanities research, particularly as it relates to the ways in which DH practice intersects with social justice work. The project uses computational methods to examine ways in which the misappropriation of Indigenous identities actively works to negatively impact contemporary Indigenous communities, and ...

CFP: Digital Approaches to Art History and Cultural Heritage

The Digital Approaches to Art History and Cultural Heritage conference invites proposals to its upcoming conference, which will focus on topics such as digital imaging, computer vision, network analysis, visual Distant Reading, digital research infrastructures, data standards, institutional projects, digitization and digital publishing projects. Proposals should be for 20 minute presentations which engage with the ...

CFP: Constructing Digital Humanities Grant Proposals as a Librarian

The ACRL Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) Digital Humanities Discussion Group (DHDG) invites submissions for an upcoming webinar examining digital humanities librarianship and grants. Accepted presenters will give 5-10 minute presentations during the webinar, which will be held the week of June 15th, 2020. From the call: With many digital humanities (DH) programs at higher education ...

CFP: DH2020 Workshops

The workshops “Digital Research in First Nations, Native American, and Indigenous Studies around the Globe” and “Twin Talks 3: Understanding and Facilitating Collaboration in DH” are seeking submissions for inclusion in their programs. The workshops will be held at the DH2020 conference in Ottawa, Canada, which will take place from July 20th-205th, 2020. From the ...

OPPORTUNITY: HILT 2020 Scholarships

Registration is now open for the 8th annual Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching (HILT) training institute, to be held in Lincoln, Nebraska, on the campus of the University of Nebraska, from May 18th-May 22nd, 2020. To help defray the costs of attending and participating in the institute, a limited number of Sponsored Student Scholarships are ...

RESOURCE: Smithsonian Open Access

The Smithsonian Institute has released almost 3 million digital objects through its Open Access portal, most of which are in the public domain under the Creative Commons 0 (CC0) license. This collection includes both 2D and 3D items from the Smithsonian’s collections in addition to 173-years of staff-created data, and spans the Institute’s 19 museums, ...

CFP: Digital Humanities Research Institute

The Digital Humanities Research Institute is seeking applications for participants in the Institute. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $3,600, and are expected to participate in all three phases of the DHRI, which include an in-person institute in New York City to be held from June 15–24th, 2020, hosting your own instance of the ...

OPPORTUNITY: Digital Humanities Fellowships, American Philosophical Library

The American Philosophical Society (APS) Library is seeking applications for one-month, project-based digital humanities fellowships. These fellowships are open to scholars at all stages of their careers, including graduate students, and include a $3,000 stipend once the successful applicant has arrived at the Library. The APS is seeking projects that, per the announcement: 1) utilize ...

OPPORTUNITY: 2020 ADHO Communications Fellowships

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is seeking applicants for its two 2020 Communications Fellowships, each of which comes with a stipend of 500 Euros. The fellowship positions are for part-time, remote work, and entail 3-4 hours of work per week. While working on a small team directed by the ADHO Communications Officer, the ...

JOB: Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship Specialist/ACRL Diversity Resident (Bucknell University)

From the announcement: As a member of the Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship Group, the Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship Specialist | ACRL Diversity Resident collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to utilize technological solutions in the fulfillment of teaching, learning, and research objectives. The Specialist contributes to faculty and staff development by organizing events such as ...

RESOURCE: Using Kraken to Train Your Own OCR Models

Christine Roughan, PhD student at NYU, has created a guide on how to train and implement OCR models using Kraken. Kraken is open-source command line software for performing OCR on text, and offers both pre-trained OCR models and the ability to produce artificial training data from a text provided by the user. This guide is ...