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CFP (Grants): “Recovering the US Hispanic Heritage Program”, US Latino Digital Humanities at the University of Houston (Applications due 01/08/24)

November 14, 2023

US Latino Digital Humanities (USLDH) at the University of Houston invites applications to their Grants-in-Aid program. Proposals must draw from recovered primary and derivative sources produced by Latinas/os in what is now the United States, dating from the Colonial Period to 1980. Scholars will also have the opportunity to publish on Arte Público Press’ APPDigital publication platform. Applications are due by January 8, 2024.

CFP (Articles): World History Connected, “World History in the Age of AI: Ethics, Pedagogy, and the Use of Large Language Models” (Proposals due 03/01/24)

November 13, 2023

World History Connected invites submissions for a Forum (a set of four to eight curated articles), set to be published in Summer 2024, on the topic “World History in the Age of AI: Ethics, Pedagogy, and the Use of Large Language Models”. The Forum will focus on how world history instructors attend to the ethical issues surrounding Large Language Models (LLM), such Open AI’s ChatGPT or Google Bard, in our pedagogies. Contributions may include archival research, fieldwork, and the scholarship of teaching. Submissions of articles are due by March 1, 2024.

CFP (Workshop): Inference: Critical Approaches to Visual Generative AI (Proposals due 01/05/24)

November 13, 2023

The Data, AI, and Algorithms in Society hub of the University of Sheffield Digital Society Network invites proposals for a one-day, in-person workshop aimed at scholars taking critical approaches to visual generative AI. Proposals are due by January 5, 2024. The workshop is scheduled for April 22, 2024 at the University of Sheffield, UK.

CFP (Conference): Open Digital Collaborative Project Preservation in the Humanities 2024 (Proposals due 12/15/23)

November 13, 2023

Open Digital Collaborative Project Preservation in the Humanities 2024, a DHSI-aligned event, invites proposals for conference papers that address open, collaborative, digital scholarship in the Digital Humanities. Proposals are due by December 15, 2023. The conference is scheduled during Week 2 of DHSI on June 12, 2024.

Virtual Workshop (Free): “Funding Your Big Idea! A Digital Humanities Funding Workshop” (11/17/23)

November 10, 2023

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) Digital and Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium (DEFCon) are hosting a virtual workshop, “Funding Your Big Idea! A Digital Humanities Funding Workshop”. If you have a digital humanities project idea that needs funding to get started or move to the next phase, but you’re uncertain about collaborations, timelines, funding levels, or even where to find resources for DH projects, this workshop is for you. It is particularly beneficial for individuals working in spaces with limited DH funding, such as regional public and minority-serving institutions or those looking to move beyond initial seed funding. The virtual workshop is scheduled for November 17, 2023 from 12:30 to 3:30 PM ET. The event is free to attend, however registration is required.

CFP (Conference): Project Management in the Humanities Conference (Proposals due 12/15/23)

November 10, 2023

The Project Management in the Humanities Conference, a DHSI-aligned event, invites proposals for 5-minute talks that address project management in the Digital Humanities. Proposals are due by December 15, 2023. The conference is scheduled during Week 1 of DHSI on June 5, 2024.

CFP (Workshop): Cambridge Cultural Heritage Data School (Applications due 01/21/24)

November 10, 2023

Cambridge Digital Humanities (CDH) at the University of Cambridge invites applications to their Cultural Heritage Data School, an intensive in-person teaching program that will be structured around the digital collections and archives pipeline, covering the general principles and applied practices involved in the generation, exploration, visualization, analysis, and preservation of digital collections and archives. Applications are due by January 21, 2024. Successful applicants will be notified by January 25, 2024. The Data School is scheduled for April 8-12, 2024 at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Publication (Article): Journal of Musicological Research, “Roundtable: Pedagogical Approaches to Music Encoding”

November 8, 2023

The Journal of Musicological Research has published a roundtable article, “Pedagogical Approaches to Music Encoding”. This article presents five essays from emerging scholars, librarians, and music faculty who are using music encoding as a pedagogical tool with undergraduate and graduate students in academic library and university settings. In these case studies and applications, the contributors are all using the Music Encoding Initiative (MEI), one of several music encoding standards. Read the article at https://doi.org/10.1080/01411896.2023.2231837.

Job Listing (Full-time, Remote eligible): Interdisciplinary Data Scientist at Northwestern University Libraries (No application deadline)

November 7, 2023

Northwestern University Libraries invites applications for a forward-thinking data scientist to help build its new Academic Innovation Work Group. With a focus on interdisciplinary research, including the humanities and social sciences, the successful candidate will work with researchers to understand the computational and analytical needs required to investigate the research questions underlying potential projects, to scope external and internal project opportunities, and to apply current computational and/or machine learning techniques to a range of topics and data types. In addition, they will instruct students and researchers on best practices in data science and digital scholarship in both formal and informal settings.

Job Listing (Full-time, Remote eligible): Director of Research Data & Digital Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries (No application deadline)

November 7, 2023

The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Libraries is currently hiring for a key position to lead its Research Data & Digital Scholarship team. This position will direct the Libraries’ Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship, the library’s home for professionals in the digital humanities, digital scholarship, and research data management and services. As the Center’s head, the Director will supervise approximately ten staff with responsibilities across the spectrum of digital scholarship and research data projects.