Article of Interest:

"Shelley-Godwin Archive Aims to Help "Citizen Humanists" Crowd Source Digital Humanities"

Can digital humanities projects enlist "citizen humanists" to curate data?

Check out the article here.

Call for Papers:

Call for Papers

Deadline for upcoming issue: March 31st

The Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Scholarship is an international
peer reviewed interdisciplinary publication with a focus on technology
in the humanities, arts and social sciences. It is offered in both print
and electronic formats, the latter as open access.

Become a HASTAC Scholar!

Each fall, a new cohort of undergraduate and graduate students are nominated to join the community of HASTAC Scholars. This is a great opportunity to share and learn from other digital humanities students across the country and around the world. Potential HASTAC scholars must be nominated by a faculty or staff mentor at their institution, and must commit to engage with the HASTAC community throught the year. Interested? Read more about it here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Innovation in the Humanities

Carleton College seeks a recent Ph.D. with expertise in the Digital Humanities to fill a Robert A. Oden Postdoctoral Fellowship for Innovation in the Humanities. The fellowships are two-year appointments for a faculty member with doctorate in hand and received no more than five years previously. The positions involve half-time teaching (two courses one year, and three courses the next), and half-time research and writing. Teaching will include at least one introductory course in the Digital Humanities, and at least one course in the persons disciplinary specialty.

Fall 2014 Certificate Course Offerings

The following courses will be offered in Fall 2014:

COMM 663, Telecommunications and Media Studies (Dr. Patrick Burkart)
COMM 689, Special Topics: Media for Social Good (Dr. Srividya Ramasubramanian)
CSCE 675, Digital Libraries (tba)
EDTC 602, Educational Technology: Field, Theory, Profession (tba)
ENGL 603, Bibliographyh and Literary Research (Dr. Maura Ives)
ENGL 604, Topics in Digital Research (Dr. Laura Mandell)

Job Posting: Librarian, Digital Initiatives & Scholarship

Swarthmore College seeks a qualified individual to establish and grow a dynamic program to support new models of scholarship. S/he will foster the successful adoption and application of digital approaches to teaching, learning, and research, will develop sustainable and scalable digital resources, and will explore emerging and existing technologies which enable the use of digital content. Will manage a portfolio of digital scholarship, digital collection and library technology projects, in close collaboration with faculty, librarians, academic technologists and tri-college partners.


For the 2012 Convention (THE place where academics in language and literature departments get jobs), the Modern Language Association which hosts the conference decided to sponsor two full panels on what Bethany Nowviskie calls "the alt-ac track." "Alt-ac" comes from the Twitter hashtag #alt-ac, and it expands to "alternate academic," meaning alternate careers for academics.

Graduate Education in Literature and History Departments

Bethany Nowviskie published a great blog about abolishing intro methodology courses in humanities disciplines: "It starts on day one"

Digital Humanities Certificate Program

The Digital Humanities Program is the College of Liberal Arts component of the larger digital humanities effort at Texas A&M University. The Program offers a broad range of services supporting faculty research in the humanities.