CFP: Call for DH Commons Advisory Board

centerNet, an international network of digital humanities centers, has issued a request for nominations for Advisory Board members for its new publication, DHCommons: The Advisory Board will join Co-Lead-Editor Ryan Cordell, a Co-Lead-Editor from outside North America to be named soon, and Technical Editor Quinn Dombrowski. The Board will be drawn from centerNet’s regions and help ensure the global vision ...

RECOMMENDED: DH Genealogies and the Academy (Weekend Round-Up)

“I just got done with a good twenty-four hours of arguing with people online about digital humanities.” So begins Stephen Ramsay’s post, “DH Types One and Two,” written in response to a flurry of conversations that took place online over the weekend. In part a reaction to Daniel Allington’s “Managerial Humanities: or, Why the Digital ...

JOB: Fulbright Opportunities in Digital Humanities and Digital Culture

Laurie Taylor writes: The most recent application solicitation for US Fulbright Scholar grant opportunities includes many wonderful opportunities including ones in digital culture and digital humanities. Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year are due by August 1, 2013. The Digital Culture opportunity is in Norway and the Digital Humanities opportunity is in Ireland, and these ...

JOB: Project Manager, MITH

From the position description: The Project Manager will work with senior MITH staff to conceptualize, implement, and manage digital humanities research work in a collaborative, team-driven environment. The successful candidate will have experience developing and administering collaborative research projects and events; strong oral and written communications skills; experience writing for, and working with, academic and ...

POST: The Digital Public Library of America: Details, the Librarian Response and the Future

Micah Vandegrift, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Florida State University Library, discusses the recently-launched Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and its implications for librarians and libraries in general, providing a helpful overview of the project and its aims and stakeholders. Vandegrift clarifies that “DPLA is not a public library, a content repository, or a threat ...

POST: Humanities Unbound: Careers & Scholarship Beyond the Tenure Track

Despite the amount of discussion that alternative academics, or alt-ac, has generated recently, much of it has been speculative or anecdotal. Now, Katina Rogers, Senior Research Specialist the University of Virginia’s Scholarly Communication Institute, discusses the findings of her research over the past year on alt-ac employees and employers. The study looked at “perceptions of ...

CFProposals: 2013 Digital Library Federation Forum

The 2013 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum, to be held November 3–6, 2013 in Austin, Texas, is seeking “proposals for presentations, panel discussions, workshops, research updates, and hands-on, problem-solving sessions.” The DLF is seeking proposals that focus on the themes of digital technology design, management and assessment, data, and collaboration. Proposals should fit within the ...

JOB: Mellon Digital Scholar, Five Colleges of Ohio

From the position description: The Digital Scholar will support the Ohio Five Libraries’ transition to digital scholarship and continue the process of integrating digital collections into the curriculum and faculty research agendas. … We seek applicants who will bring both a demonstrated effectiveness in a training or teaching environment and a sophisticated understanding of digital projects, ...

RECOMMENDED: Digital Public Library of America

April 18, 2013, marked the launch of the Digital Public Library of America. Writing in the New York Review of Books, Robert Darnton, Harvard’s University Librarian and a DPLA founder, marked the occasion with an exclamation point–“The National Digital Public Library Is Launched!“– and framed the project as representative of “the confluence of two currents ...

EVENT: DH2013

The program for Digital Humanities 2013, the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, is live, with listings for tutorials, workshops, keynotes, short papers, long papers, and panels. Forthcoming are links to individual abstracts and poster listings. Held this summer, July 16-19, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the conference features keynote speakers David S. ...

RESOURCE: Media Studies and DH

How does media studies inform DH– and vice versa? MediaCommons is currently hosting a series on “the differentiations and intersections of media studies and the digital humanities.” Twenty “digital humanists and media scholars” have been invited to comment on “the intersections of these two disciplines, how they use them, and how these intersections expand and/or complicate these ...