Category Archives: digital humanities

computatiohumanitatis: The inimitable CodeAcademy introduces…



computatiohumanitatis:

The inimitable CodeAcademy introduces their newest line,  a soft introduction to the programming language Ruby On Rails. Digital Humanists everywhere should learn to code. Do it here, do it now. OK, OK, so I myself am only slowly taking my own advice, but, well… (via Ruby | Codecademy)

computatiohumanitatis: The inimitable CodeAcademy introduces…



computatiohumanitatis:

The inimitable CodeAcademy introduces their newest line,  a soft introduction to the programming language Ruby On Rails. Digital Humanists everywhere should learn to code. Do it here, do it now. OK, OK, so I myself am only slowly taking my own advice, but, well… (via Ruby | Codecademy)

computatiohumanitatis: Talk: Alan Liu, “The Meaning of Digital…



computatiohumanitatis:

Talk: Alan Liu, “The Meaning of Digital Humanities”

Talk to be given on October 11, 2012, 4:30 PM

Location: FHI Garage - C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse, Duke University, 114 S. Buchanan Ave., Durham, NC 27708

In a talk responding to a request by PMLA, Alan Liu charts the internal trends in the Digital Humanities, including a reading of a state-of-the-art work of text mining.  He also considers the Digital Humanities as a register of the major difficulties for the humanities in general in society today.  

Alan Liu is Professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  He is the author of the The Laws of Cool:  Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information, and Local Transcendence:  Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database, among other books.  His work has been recognized by an NEH Fellowship, an ACLS Fellowship, and numerous grants. 

Introduction by Timothy W. Lenoir, Professor and primary Kimberly Jenkins Chair for New Technologies and Society.

Co-sponsored by the National Humanities Center, Franklin Humanities Institute, the Literature Program and the English Department at Duke University. (See The Meaning of Digital Humanities | HASTAC.)

Epistolary Ennui: Digital Humanities Projects – History, Culture, Memory

Epistolary Ennui: Digital Humanities Projects - History, Culture, Memory:

epistolary-ennui:

Digital humanities projects are a recently revived interest of mine, in part from an article I read: Alan Liu & William Thomas, ‘Humanities in the Digital Age’.

Combining aesthetic and functional presentation with well researched information (either digitally born or represented digitally) is…

computatiohumanitatis: Postdocs: University of Southern…



computatiohumanitatis:

Postdocs: University of Southern California: Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholars in the Humanities. 

Deadline: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholars play a pivotal part in fostering the strengths of the humanities at USC, linking the expertise of USC faculty and doctoral students with the knowledge and insights gained from their own research and scholarship.

These appointments are for two years, and begin in August of the academic year to which candidates are appointed.  Provost’s scholars will teach three courses over four semesters, with one semester free for full-time research. The salary for Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholars is $50,000 per year plus fringe benefits, with a research and travel account of $6,000 per year.

To apply, please visit: https://postdocs.usc.edu/apply/

(via H-Net Job Guide)

Amherst College Launches Open-Access Academic Press

Amherst College Launches Open-Access Academic Press

Curating Media and Design: New book: Digital Arts & Humanities – Scholarly Reflections (free e-book!)

Curating Media and Design: New book: Digital Arts & Humanities - Scholarly Reflections (free e-book!):

medeamalmo:

What is digital? The name suggests fingers, numbers, more recently, an emerging condition of personal engagement, physical and psychical, with electronic devices for processing our information. The experience of the researchers in the evolving digital environment of research is the central…

Internet Archive Amasses All TV News Since 2009 – NYTimes.com

Internet Archive Amasses All TV News Since 2009 - NYTimes.com:

wordsarebutasthoughts:

Very cool stuff.

leftofblack: Left of Black S3:E1 | September 17, 2012 Race and…



leftofblack:

Left of Black S3:E1 | September 17, 2012

Race and the Digital Humanities

Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Howard Rambsy II, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature and Director of the Black Studies Program at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and Jessica Marie Johnson, a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Richards Civil War Era Center and African Research Center at Penn State University.

Neal, Rambsy and Johnson discuss the “Digital Humanities,” one of the current academic buzzwords,  and the double-bind that the Digital Humanities can present for scholars working within the context of Race, particularly within Black Studies.

Rambsy is the author  of The Black Arts Enterprise and the Production of African-American Poetry (University of Michigan Press) and the curator of  SIUE Black Studies. Johnson is the curator of, Diaspora Hypertext & African Diaspora, Ph.D.

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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Episodes of Left of Black are also available for free download in HD @ iTunes U

computatiohumanitatis: HASTAC VI: HASTAC Conference 2013…



computatiohumanitatis:

HASTAC VI: HASTAC Conference 2013 (HASTAC on HASTAC)

Posted: September 6, 2012

Conf. date: April 25-28 2013

Submission deadline: TBA

Conf. location: Toronto, Canadia

Join us to celebrate 10 years of HASTAC at the upcoming conference.

Hosted by York University

More details will be posted soon. 

Register on HASTAC to ensure you receive our monthly newsletters with updates! (via HASTAC Conference 2013 | HASTAC)