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The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) seeks scholarly work at the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research with particular interest in contributions that creatively take advantage of the affordances of digital platforms and critique their limitations. Besides scholarly papers, submissions can consist of audio or visual presentations and interviews, dialogues, or conversations; creative/artistic works; manifestos; or other scholarly materials, including work that addresses the labor and care considerations of academic technology projects. Full manuscripts are due by December 1, 2023.
The Department of English at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities. The successful applicant will hold a PhD or equivalent degree in English or American literature, Writing Studies, or another academic area recognized as contributing to the interdisciplinary field of Digital Humanities, with a preference for candidates also studying BIPOC communities, generative AI, and/or book history or print culture.
Yale University Library is seeking a Preservation Digital Imaging Librarian who will manage a suite of imaging services designed to meet the Library’s preservation goals and increase online access to collections. The role oversees services that include both inhouse scanning and digital photography, and work accomplished through commercial vendors.
Northeastern University Library is seeking a Text Mining Specialist to lead and grow the library’s suite of programming and services related to web scraping and text analysis. This job listing does not state an application deadline, but first consideration will be given to candidates who apply by October 10, 2023.
Indiana University Libraries are hosting a virtual talk in Empowering Privacy-Centered Practices for Diverse Communities. Through meaningful discussions and knowledge exchange, this presentation aims to raise awareness about the critical importance of privacy and security tools within diverse communities, inspiring a privacy-centered mindset and approach among libraries and professionals. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 27, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET.
The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) and Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) are offering a virtual information session in preparation for the launch of their Python Study Group beginning in January 2024. The Python Study Group will offer a regular and effective training program and community of learning focused on the development of Python scripting and coding skills. The informational webinar is scheduled for October 18, 2023 at 2:00 PM UTC.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for its Digital Justice Grants Program which provides resources for projects at various stages of development that diversify the digital domain, advance justice and equity in digital scholarly practice, and/or contribute to public understanding of racial and social justice issues. Proposals are due by December 15, 2023.
The Digital Scholarship Office at LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections (University of Texas at Austin) offers 6 to 8 remote fellowships each year that provide up to a $3,000 stipend for students and scholars regardless of institutional affiliation. Fellows must undertake remote research or teaching projects in Latin American, U.S. Latine, African Diaspora, and/or Indigenous Studies using data, born-digital sources, or the Benson Latin American Collection’s digitized holdings and digital methods/platforms. Proposals are due by November 3, 2023.
The Digital Scholarship Centre at the University of Alberta is hosting Dr. Eric Vaz to share his research methods on Mars terraforming. Dr. Vaz devised a GIS framework, which located Mars-like areas on Earth, to analyze and identify plants with the most likelihood of surviving, growing, and reproducing on the Red Planet. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 26, 2023 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM MT.
The National Information Standards Organization is offering a virtual training series on Text and Data Mining. By the end of the course, participants will demonstrate a solid understanding of text and data mining concepts, proficiency in using Python for text and data mining tasks, and ability to apply text and data mining skills to real-world library applications and case studies. Virtual classes are scheduled on Thursdays from October 12 to December 7, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT.
The University of Colorado (UC) Bolder and UC Denver are hosting Dr. Lindsay Poirier as part of their Data Advocacy for All Data Series. Dr. Poirier’s public talk “Teaching Cultural Analysis of Datasets” will outline a series of pedagogical approaches to teaching cultural analysis of datasets. The virtual talk is scheduled for September 21, 2023 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM MST.
The Modern Language Association (MLA) is hosting a Professional Development webinar to provide information about grant and fellowship opportunities in the Humanities and introduces the practice of grant writing as an integral part of project development. An MLA Membership is required to attend the webinar. The webinar is scheduled for September 27, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET.
The Race and Ethnic Studies Institute (RESI) is hosting a webinar to give an overview of their Interdisciplinary Faculty Seed Grant to discuss the application process, eligibility requirements, and funding distribution. All faculty from Texas A&M University are invited to attend. The webinar is scheduled for September 20, 2023 from 12:30 to 1:00 PM.
The C21 Editions project invites scholars, editors, publishers, technologists, librarians, and all stakeholders to contribute to the International Symposium on Digital Editing & Publishing 2024, a conference dedicated to shaping the future of digital scholarly editing and publishing. Symposium proceedings will be published by the Digital Humanities Institute, University of Sheffield. Proposals are due by December 1, 2023. The conference is scheduled for June 6-7, 2024 at University College Cork in Ireland.
The Summer Educational Institute for Digital Stewardship of Visual Information (SEI) Implementation Team is actively recruiting applicants for a Curriculum Specialist and Faculty Liaison, a one-year term position that is renewable for up to three years. Curriculum Specialist and Faculty Liaisons work to recruit and support SEI faculty as well as weigh in on emerging trends in the field to make curriculum recommendations.