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"Make Like Frozen and 'Let It Go!':
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Call for CoDHR Project Support and Funding, 2024-25
March 29, 2024

Applications are now open! Texas A&M faculty, staff, and graduate students may apply. Applications are due by Monday, April 29, 2024. Awards will be announced mid-May 2024.

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Call for Associate Director, 2024-25
March 13, 2024

CoDHR is looking for a current faculty member to join us as an Associate Director. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal, pending review, with an August 2024 starting date. Inquiries, expressions of interest, and nominations should be sent by April 5, 2024.

 

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Job Listing: 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Experimental Video and Digital Media at Kenyon College (No application deadline)

December 8, 2023

The Studio Art Department at Kenyon College is seeking a visual artist with an experimental practice that critically engages with video and installation practices, new media and emerging technologies, and with demonstrated expertise in digital image manipulation and knowledge of physical computing or creative coding processes. Candidates may also have valued expertise in other areas of data-driven arts such as interactivity, real-time and generative imaging, and VR. The successful candidate will be able to teach a variety of processes, including but not limited to experimental video practices, interactive and technology-driven experiences, and new media history.

Job Listing (Full-time): Geospatial Specialist/Librarian at the University of Arizona (Applications due 01/15/24)

November 30, 2023

The University of Arizona (UA) Libraries is seeking a Geospatial Specialist to develop an interdisciplinary service program supporting the geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial data needs of the UA research and instruction communities. Emphasized in the position are impactful instruction/training, extensive research support, and active engagement in campus outreach and collaboration. Applications are due by January 15, 2024 with an anticipated hire date of April 15, 2024.

CFP (Interview Participants): “Critical cataloguing projects in museums”

November 30, 2023

As part of their DPhil research program at the University of Oxford, Erin Canning is seeking to conduct semi-structured interviews of 30 to 45 minutes with adult individuals involved in critical cataloguing and terminology review projects or initiatives in museums. They are looking to speak with individuals who work at, for, or with a museum and participate in critical cataloguing, terminology review, or related projects. Participants do not have to be employed by a museum directly to participate, but the critical cataloguing project does need to address museum data.

CFP (General Volume Editors): Debates in the Digital Humanities

November 30, 2023

Debates in the Digital Humanities is looking for a new team to edit the next general volume in the series. The Debates series, published in print and online by the University of Minnesota Press, highlights topics of pressing interest to the field as they emerge. General volumes are published at several-year intervals and seek to survey the full range of issues animating the field at a given moment. This call welcome proposals from editorial teams as well as from individuals. Proposals are due by January 31, 2024. Finalists will be interviewed in Spring 2024.

Publication (Journal): Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023

November 30, 2023

Debates in the Digital Humanities (DDH) 2023, the fourth volume of the series, is now available in a free, interactive, open-access version on the DDH Manifold website. This volume presents a state-of-the-field vision of digital humanities amid rising social, political, economic, and environmental crises; a global pandemic; and the deepening of austerity regimes in U.S. higher education. It includes crucial contributions to the field—from a vital forum centered on the voices of Black women scholars, manifestos from feminist and Latinx perspectives on data and DH, and a consideration of Indigenous data and artificial intelligence, to essays that range across topics such as the relation of DH to critical race theory, capital, and accessibility.

Job Listing (Full-time, Partially Remote): Editorial and Technical Specialist, University of Virginia Press (No application deadline)

November 16, 2023

The University of Virginia Press seeks to hire a partially remote Editorial and Technical Specialist for their Rotunda division which digitally publishes peer-reviewed scholarly works. The successful candidate will be working primarily on the American History collections and other Rotunda publications as needed. The successful candidate will have a solid background in digital humanities and/or digital library skills and projects. Experience with XML and XML editing is a requirement, and ideally with related programming technologies such as XSLT and XQuery; other relevant skills include general web development/programming and familiarity with Mac OS, version-control systems, metadata standards, and controlled vocabularies.

CFP (Conference): “Rebuilding the Socio-creative through Digital Culture” Symposium (Proposals due 01/27/24)

November 14, 2023

The ARTFICTIONS project invites scholars, students, artists, and practitioners to contribute to “Rebuilding the Socio-creative through Digital Culture”, an international symposium dedicated to exploring the intricate intersections between subject formation, radical imagination, gaming mechanics, troll culture, and collective societal approaches in this time of ubiquitous screen-mediated exchange. The seminar will analyse the role of digital culture in examine the ways in which digital culture is providing alternatives to (instead of just being behind one of the main causes of) techno-conservative politics, individualist subject-formation, processes of neoliberalisation and practices of biopolitical exclusion. Proposals are due by January 27, 2024. The symposium is scheduled for June 11-12, 2024 at University College Cork in Ireland.

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.

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.

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.