The Opportunistic Librarian

In this post summarizing his Digital Humanities 2014 conference paper, Demmy Verbeke (KU Leuven) argues for a┬áscholar-practitioner model of librarianship, with academic libraries structured to incorporate their own research and development. Generally speaking, Digital Humanities practitioners agree that what they do is in essence a collaborative activity, which connects people in different positions ÔÇô such ...

POST: Humanities Savior Narrative (The First Draft)

Glen Worthey joins The First Draft┬ápodcast hosts Elijah Meeks, Jason Heppler, and Paul Zenke (all of Stanford University) for an episode entitled┬á“Humanities Savior Narrative.” Their lively,┬áwide-ranging conversation touches┬áon the recent Digital Humanities 2014 conference (including discussion of keynotes, #dhsheep, and multilinguality), the “big tent,” ┬áthe question of whether DH will save or become synonymous with ...

RECOMMENDED: Wrapping Up DH2014, Lausanne (Part 2)

In the eleven days since the end of the international Digital Humanities conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, participants have been posting wrap-up reports, slides, and posters. We highlighted the first batch in last week’s Part 1. Further reports that have caught our attention in the intervening days: DH2014 was a jam-packed conference, with more than two ...

RECOMMENDED: Wrapping up DH 2014, Lausanne (Part 1)

The international Digital Humanities 2014 conference was held last week in Lausanne, Switzerland. Martin Grandjean and Yannick Rochat have created a visualization of the DH2014 network on Twitter; and ADHO has compiled a Storify with an overview of the conference. The full program of abstracts is available online. Dario Rodighiero has distributed his stunning visualization ...

CFP: Digital Humanities 2014

A call for proposals for Digital Humanities 2014, in Lausanne, Switzerland, has been issued in 11 languages. From the announcement: The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submissions of abstracts for its annual conference, on any aspect of the digital humanities. This includes but is not limited to: humanities research enabled through digital media, ...