Alexandra E. LaGrand has received a CoDHR Summer Technical Assistance Grant for “Points Like a Man: The Shakespearean Breeches Performance Catalogue”.
Dr. Daniel L. Schwartz has been awarded an NEH Grant for “Linking Texts and Data from the Medieval Middle East: Next-Generation Discovery and Access Tools for Syriac Cultural Heritage”.
The College of Arts & Sciences has announced the appointment of Dr. Maura Ives as Interim Director of the Center of Digital Humanities Research (CoDHR).
British Newsreels, 1911-1930: Culture and Society on Film is a new video resource that comprises around 6,000 early twentieth century Topical Budget newsreels drawn from the British Film Institute and Imperial War Museums. Topical Budget was one of the major British newsreels of the silent era. These silent films, which reached a weekly audience of up to five million, offer fascinating insights into British life, culture and society with subjects ranging from the First World War, the Royal Family, and domestic and international politics through to sport, leisure and fashion. View British Newsreels at https://www.amdigital.co.uk/collection/british-newsreels-1911-1930.
The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) at the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI), is offering a 12 month Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities with a project that fits the JHI’s annual theme, “Undergrounds/Underworlds”. The JHI-CDHI DH Postdoctoral Fellow will draw upon their disciplinary expertise and upon training provided by the JHI, CDHI, and U of T Libraries to connect and strengthen DH projects across the tricampus university. Applications are due by November 30, 2023 at 4:00 PM EST.
The Humanities Computing and Media Centre (HCMC) at the University of Victoria, Canada is seeking a DH Programmer to assist the Centre in collaborating with faculty members to plan and create computer-based outputs (websites, web applications, digital editions) to fulfill the academic objectives of the faculty and its members. Applications are due by October 15, 2023.
Code4Lib is seeking proposals for 10, 15, and 20-minute prepared talks for their 2024 conference. Code4Lib 2024 is a loosely-structured conference that provides people working at the intersection of libraries/archives/museums/cultural heritage and technology with a chance to share ideas, be inspired, and forge collaborations. The conference is scheduled for May 13-16, 2024 in Ann Arbor, MI. Proposals are due by October 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM PT.
The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is seeking people to join their planning team for the virtual ACH 2024 conference. They are seeking a Program Lead, Communications Lead, Volunteers Lead, Registration Lead, Sponsorship and Promotion Lead, and Regional Hubs Lead. The ACH is offering free conference registration in gratitude for taking one of those roles.
“Text-Mining Metadata: What Can Titles Tell Us of the History of Modern and Contemporary Art?” by Mike Bowman has been published by the Journal of Cultural Analytics. Read the article at https://doi.org/10.22148/001c.74602.