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centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers formed for cooperative and collaborative action to benefit digital humanities and allied fields in general, and centers as humanities cyberinfrastructure in particular. Anchored by its new publication DHCommons, centerNet enables individual DH Centers to network internationally — sharing and building on projects, tools, staff, and expertise. Through initiatives such as Day(s) of DH and Resources for Starting and Sustaining DH Centers, centerNet provides a virtual DH center for isolated DH projects and platform for educating the broader scholarly community about Digital Humanities.

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Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 - 04:05 by Textgrid
Im ERC-Projekt “Contemporary Bioethics and the History of the Unborn (COBHUNI)” an der Universität Hamburg ist zum 01.09.2015 eine Stelle für einen Computerlinguisten mit (neben anderen Kenntnissen) Kenntnis linksläufiger Sprachen zu besetzen. Alle weiteren Informationen finden sich in der Stellenausschreibung. .
Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 16:02 by Maryland Instit...
From May 6-8, 2015, MITH teamed up with Dartmouth College and the iSchool at University of Maryland to host a workshop entitled Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing across the Disciplines (CrowdCon).  The goal of the workshop was to expand the ongoing conversations about best practices for engaging the public across both the humanities and the sciences, in order to build a...
Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 13:20 by HASTAC
European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities (EQPAM) Vol. 4, Issue No. 2, April 2015  https://sites.google.com/a/fspub.unibuc.ro/european-quarterly-of-political-attitudes-and-mentalities/    Table of Contents: Zoran Pavlović : "Individual and Country Level Determinants of (Post)Materialist Values in Eastern Europe"  (pp. 1-11)     ...
Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 11:19 by Initiative for ...
*/ Grumbach at TXDHC Project Director Liz Grumbach explains the benefits of TypeWright at the TXDHC Poster Session Duguid's Poster at TXDHC Postdoctoral Research Associate Timothy Duguid's post on BigDIVA as a research alternative to traditional search...
Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 11:21 by Rhizome
Screengrab from Martine Syms's Nite Life (2015) "Don't you believe me?" "Huh?" "What's wrong with me?" "Somebody…" "You know what I'm saying?" Asks Martine Syms's Nite Life. These texts appear through an invisible cursor on a purple backdrop, mimicking the rhythm of a nervous diction before quickly deleting themselves. Some level of interaction seems to be expected, but there...
Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 03:08 by Textgrid
Am 9.und 10. April 2015 fand an der Universität Grenoble III das Kick-off Treffen der Initiative FonteGaia statt. FonteGaia ist ein Zusammenschluss von WissenschaftlerInnen, BibliothekarInnen und ArchivarInnen aus dem Bereich der Italianistica (dt. Entsprechung: Italienstudien), d.h. sämtlicher Geisteswissenschaften mit Italienbezug. Ziel der Initiative ist eine stärkere Etablierung der...
Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 14:05 by Scholar's Lab
That was the question I was asked by a student who came into the Scholars’ Lab this semester. My answer is always, “Yes. That can be done.” Wether I know how at the time is a different matter, but that’s the beauty of the Lab, the opportunity to learn new things. The Challenge A student came in with a database file and the need to view the data in the file. At first I thought it would be easy to...
Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 09:30 by Rhizome
Ever the defender of the laptop as a gateway to more accurate and speculative expressions of the self, Herndon goes for the throat of the issues of our contemporary future with her second album, Platform.  Having gathered together several collaborators with varied abilities and perspectives, she holds a sort of speculative symposium in the form of ten audio tracks. Her focus is the "...
Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 08:45 by Textgrid
In der Reihe “Perspektiven der Digital Humanities” berichten WissenschaftlerInnen über ihren Projektalltag und aktuelle Fragen im Bereich der digialen Geisteswissenschaften. Keynote von Prof. Manfred Thaller auf dem DH Summit 2015 Prof. Dr. Manfred Thaller beschäftigt sich bereits seit den 1970er Jahren mit der Frage, wie Computertechniken für den...
Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 07:14 by Textgrid
Nach drei Jahren praktischer Erfahrung mit den Ansätzen und Methoden der Digital Humanities ist es Zeit, zu rekapitulieren. Im Digital-Humanities-Forschungsverbund, der vom Niedersächsischen Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur gefördert wird, arbeiten Historiker und Philologen, Politologen und Soziologen mit Informationswissenschaftlern und Programmierern...

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