RECOMMENDED: Modeling Doubt: A Speculative Syllabus

Shannon Mattern (University of Pennsylvania) has published an open-access piece in the Journal of Visual Culture titled “Modeling doubt: a speculative syllabus.” Adapted from Mattern’s May 2023 King’s Public Lecture in Digital Humanities at King’s College London, the piece explores “where humanistic conceptions of doubt do, or could or should, reside within our digital systems: ...

PROJECT: Alice Dunbar-Nelson Correspondence Network Dataset

A Collections as Data pilot project at the University of Delaware, the network dataset for Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s correspondence is now available for download via the UDel institutional repository. Alice Dunbar-Nelson was an African-American civil rights activist, author, educator, wife of notable poet Paul Laurence Dunbar; the correspondence collection contains her literary, professional, and personal papers, ...

RESOURCE: AI for Humanists Tutorials

The collaborative, NEH-funded AI for Humanists project (formerly the BERT for Humanists project) creates learning resources aimed at empowering humanities scholars to use machine learning and artificial intelligence tools, specifically large language models (LLMs) in creative new ways. Adding to its repository of tutorials, primarily for python coding, two new tutorials have recently been published ...

CFP: DH Inside Out (DH2024 Mini-Conference)

DH2024 is seeking submissions and reviewers for the mini-conference at DH2024, “DH Inside Out,” which will be held August 6-9 at George Mason University. Rather than focusing on research and theoretical applications, this conference will focus on the technical details within the context of a project – from design and implementation to tools and code. ...

CFP: DH@Guelph Summer Workshops

DH@Guelph is seeking course proposals for its 2024 Summer Workshops, May 14th-May 17th. From the call, the committee seeks: 4-day workshops on any aspect of digital humanities. Proposals will be selected by the local organizing committee with a view to maintaining the workshops’ emphasis on diversity in the digital humanities, meeting demand for particular topics, ...

CFP: Texas Digital Humanities Symposium

The Texas Digital Humanities Symposium will be held September 5-6, 2024, at Baylor University’s Moody Memorial Library. The keynote will be Dr. Tanya Clement of University of Texas at Austin. “Digital Humanities Unveiled: A Practical Exploration” is the theme of this year’s symposium, and proposals will address topics in the following areas: DH Content: Diverse ...

CFP: MLA 2025 Panels

The Modern Language Association’s 2025 Annual Convention will be offering several panels with overlaps in digital humanities and librarianship. The 2025 Convention theme is “Visibility,” and will be in New Orleans in January of 2025, with proposals due for submission in various dates in March 2024. Here are two panels with particular connections: Invisible Labor: ...

EVENT: Discovering DH: Honoring Women’s Stories

Baylor University will host “Discovering DH: Honoring Women’s Stories” on February 28, 2024 at 3:00 pm CST. Speakers are women faculty at Baylor who have contributed to DH scholarship. The event will take place in Baylor’s Moody Memorial Library, but will also be offered as a virtual session for registrants. Speakers will include: Heidi Hornik, ...

EVENT: DHSI-East 2024

This intensive 4-day workshop, “Understanding and Deploying the Basics of Generative A.I.” will be held April 29-May 2 on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Instructors will be Aaron Tucker (University of Toronto), Meghan Landry, and Adnane Ait-Nasser (ACENET), with a keynote from Teresa Heffernan (St. Mary’s University) on “Mecha ...

EVENT: MSU Global Digital Humanities Symposium

Sponsored by Michigan State University and H-net, the 9th annual GlobalDH Symposium will have virtual proceedings March 18-20 and in-person events March 22-23. Keynote speakers are Rachel Adams, Sara Morais do Santos Bruss, Alex Gil, and Bill Hart-Davidson, and talks will highlight intersections of AI, DH, and inequalities.  The full program for both the online ...

FUNDING/OPPORTUNITY: HTRC TORCHLITE Hackathon

The TORCHLITE project is hosting a hackathon May 21-23, 2024 in Champaign, Illinois for researchers and programmers interested in text analysis and data mining/visualization using HathiTrust Research Center tools. The hackathon deliverables include data visualizations, Jupyter notebooks, applications, and creative uses for its new tools. Participants who are selected to attend will receive up to ...