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 ...

EVENT: THATCamp MSU

On Friday, 28 January 2022, Michigan State University will host a virtual THATCamp. THATCamp (which stands for “The Humanities and Technology Camp”) is a gathering where the agenda is set by attendees on the day of the event based on what people want to learn and/or share. It is an event where students, staff, and ...

CFP: First Monday, “This Feature Has Been Disabled”

First Monday has released a call for papers for a special issue entitled “This Feature Has Been Disabled: Critical intersections of disability and information studies.” Guest edited by Gracen Brilmyer (McGill University) and Crystal Lee (MIT), this special issue aims to center disabled people’s voices in relation to information studies: Within the context of information ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Programmer (University of Pennsylvania)

From the announcement: The Research Data and Digital Scholarship (RDDS) team at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is looking for a digital scholarship programmer to be the server-side programmer and technical lead on data-intensive digital humanities and digital scholarship projects. The incumbent will work alongside RDDS team members with skills in data science, text mining, ...

JOB: Website Developer for Deep South DH / Smith Papers Project (MUW)

From the announcement [pdf]: Website developer for Deep South DH  Mississippi University for Women Library (remote)  Pay:  weekly payment of $40/hour (for up to 40 hours, total)  final payment of $500 on completion of the sites  Hours per week: flexible, (approximately 8 hours a week for 5 weeks, or until the websites are completed)  Essential ...

JOB: Open Knowledge Licensing Coordinator (Center for Research Libraries)

From the announcement: The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) seeks an Open Knowledge Licensing Coordinator. The Open Knowledge Licensing Coordinator is responsible for advancing open knowledge on a global level through coordination of CRL’s licensing activities. Reporting to the Senior Director of Collections, Technology, and Partnerships, the Open Knowledge Licensing Coordinator plays a key role ...

JOB: Digital Scholarship Specialist/Librarian (University of Arizona)

From the announcement: The Data Cooperative provides data science and visualization services, research data repository services, geospatial services, and digital scholarship services for the University of Arizona. The incumbent will develop a robust program supporting computational applications in the humanities and social sciences through a variety of formats, providing up-to-date and on-demand training for relevant ...

RESOURCE: Journal of Critical Digital Librarianship, Issue 1

The new Journal of Critical Digital Librarianship released its first issue of its first volume. The journal is an open source, open peer review journal focusing on critical approaches to the field of digital librarianship. The journal “publishes, promotes, and builds community around cultural heritage digital library work, especially critical approaches to these and similar ...

RESOURCE: Toward Ethical and Inclusive Descriptive Practices

UCLA Library Special Collections strives to develop ethical and inclusive descriptive practices. In this brief piece, they share their motivation and approach to creating/remediating “inclusive, humanizing, and anti-oppressive” object description, as well as resources that informed their approach. Informed by recent scholarship, their process has evolved from an act of discovery, with its assumptions of ...

CFP: Debates in the Digital Humanities: Critical Infrastructure Studies & Digital Humanities

The Debates in Digital Humanities Series invites 500-word abstracts for its latest edition, Critical Infrastructure Studies & Digital Humanities. Edited by Alan Liu, Urszula Pawlicka-Deger, and James Smithies, this volume address critical infrastructure studies, an emergent “framework for linking thought on the complex relations between society and its material structures across fields such as science ...