RECOMMENDED: Bringing Linked Data into Libraries via Wikidata

Mary Aycock, Nicole Critchley, and Amanda Scott (all Texas State University) presented “Bringing Linked Data into Libraries via Wikidata,” at the CNI Fall 2021 Showcase. From the abstract, “As part of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging Wikidata pilot, Texas State University Libraries has embarked on new linked data projects: authority work for faculty, an oral ...

EVENT: CDHI Visiting Speaker Series, Winter 2022

The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) at the University of Toronto has announced their Winter 2022 Visiting Speaker Series, with abstracts forthcoming. 27 January: Roopika Risam on Postcolonial DH 16 February: Catherine Knight Steele on Digital Black Feminism 10 March: Angus Mol on Games as Playful Time Machines 7 April: Kimberly Christen on Indigenous Data ...

CFP: XVI Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference

XVI Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference has been announced for 2022. From the call [PDF]: The meeting theme, La Politiquera: Recovering Politics/Recovering Political Voices, seeks to highlight voices in the archives that chronicle the agency of individuals and communities in navigating complex political environments and events, especially in the context of barred access to democratic ...

CFP: Public Digital Humanities Institute

The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at University of Kansas has released calls for participation in their NEH-funded Public Digital Humanities Institute, to be held 6-11 June 2022. From the call: The Institute is intended to foster successful academic-community collaborations focused on digital, public-facing humanities projects. The key to successful, long-term public, digital ...

CFP: DH Unbound

From 17-19 May 2022, The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) will hold DH Unbound. From the call: Conference Focus DH Unbound 2022 is guided by ACH and CSDH/SCHN’s commitments to equity and justice. The conference recognizes that digital humanities scholarship is inextricably sociopolitical. Therefore, we ...

CFP: Critical Code Studies Working Group 2022

The 7th biennial Critical Code Studies Working Group (CCSWG) has released a Call for Participation. From the call: CCSWG is the major online think tank for Critical Code Studies, a hub of dialogue and collaborative inquiry that generates major thrust in the reading of code. The threads from previous CCSWGs were published in electronic book ...

CFP: DARIAH 2022

The European Research Infrastructure for the Humanities and Arts has opened submissions for the annual DARIAH-EU event, to be held online and in-person in Athens, Greece, from 31 May – 3 June 2022. This year’s theme centers on “Storytelling.” From the call: The power of storytelling as a sense-making and knowledge-creation strategy is deeply embedded ...

JOB: Digital Initiatives Coordinator and History Instructor (Eastern Illinois University)

From the announcement: The position requires teaching 12 hours of History courses per academic year. Course assignments are established with the Chair of History. Within the library, the Digital Innovation Librarian will be a key team member in the library’s Center for Student Innovation (CSI). The CSI is an interdisciplinary learning laboratory that includes an ...

JOB: Digital Initiatives Coordinator (South Dakota State University)

From the announcement: South Dakota State University (SDSU) Hilton M. Briggs Library is offering an exciting career opportunity as a Digital Initiatives Coordinator. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to join us in providing leadership for the development, growth, preservation, and security of the Hilton M. Briggs Library digital collections and records ...

RECOMMENDED: Digital Humanities and the Climate Crisis: A Manifesto

Anne Baillot (Le Mans Université), James Baker (University of Sussex), Madiha Zahrah Choksi (Columbia University), Alex Gil (Columbia University), Kaiama L. Glover (Barnard College), Ana Lam (Barnard College), Alicia Peaker (Barnard College), Walter Scholger (University of Graz), Torsten Roeder (University of Wuppertal), and Jo Lindsay Walton (University of Sussex), have authored, “Digital Humanities and the ...

PROJECT: Dunham’s Data

Dunham’s Data: Katherine Dunham and Digital Methods for Dance Historical Inquiry, is a collaboration between Kate Elswit (University of London) and Harmony Bench (Ohio State University), and investigates problematizes the analysis and visualization of meaningful data in dance history. Through the case study of choreographer Katherine Dunham, the team has manually cataloged “daily itineraries of Dunham’s ...