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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, August 28, 2015 - 11:02 by Center for Hist...
Home in New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward Ten years ago, we knew as historians that we couldn’t assess fully the social, cultural, economic, and political implications of the devastating hurricanes in the summer of 2005. We did know that previous natural disasters had profound consequences. The 1927 Mississippi River Flood, for example, further fueled African American migration to northern...
Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:00 by Rhizome
  Lawrence Lek, Unreal Estate (the Royal Academy is yours) (2015; video game still) Wealth is monolithic: it refutes argument, pointed criticism, direct gaze. The architecture of today's wealth is monolithic, as well: a crucial expression of modern oligarchies' centralized power. Where the estate once served as a neat symbol of riches, our edifices are more diverse and inventive. They...
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 22:06 by MIT Center for ...
At Center for Civic Media, we use Media Cloud, our system that collects and analyzes stories from over 50,000 media sources, to study protest movements and understand why some disasters generate more news coverage than others. Our colleagues at Harvard have used Media Cloud to understand how internet-based activists defeated SOPA/PIPA and the structure of online debates about net neutrality....
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 13:13 by Text Encoding I...
DiXiT Convention “Digital Editions: Academia, Society, Cultural Heritage”, Cologne, 16-18 March 2016 Call for papers The Cologne Center for eHumanities is organizing the second DiXiT convention, taking place 16-18 March 2015 in Cologne, Germany. The conference will be preceded by a day dedicated to workshops on: * Publishing Models for Digital Scholarly Editions * Aggregation of...
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:40 by Text Encoding I...
Reminder that registration is open for the upcoming TEI Conference and Members’ Meeting, to be held in Lyon, France, from October 28th to 31st (+ pre-conference workshops from 26th to 28th Oct.) Please note that the “early bird” registration rates run until September 15th! To register, please follow the instructions here:http://tei2015.huma-num.fr/en/registration/ Filed under:...
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 10:15 by Rhizome
Andrea Crespo, multi (sensorygates), (2015; detail) In futurist Ray Kurzweil's early version of the flatbed scanner, angled mirrors feed the image of a document through a series of encoding CCDs. Similarly positioned mirrors are also used in the treatment of amputee victims; the image of an extant limb is projected onto the phantom limb, allowing the patient to engage with this limb's...
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 03:24 by Textgrid
Von Timo Steyer Im Rahmen des Forschungsverbunds Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel sind an den drei Verbundeinrichtungen mehrere Forschungsstipendien im Bereich Digital Humanities ausgeschrieben. Das Programm ist interdisziplinär angelegt und richtet sich an Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen und -wissenschaftler (ab Master-/Magister-/Diplom-Abschluss) aus dem In- und Ausland. Bewerbungsfrist: 31. Oktober...
Posted Monday, August 24, 2015 - 16:51 by Center for Hist...
Or perhaps a little of all three! To help you figure it out, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is offering Introduction to Digital Humanities, a new online course taught by RRCHNM Director Dr. Stephen Robertson. The course provides an introduction to the field of digital humanities, and to digital tools for text analysis, mapping, network graphing, and presenting...
Posted Monday, August 24, 2015 - 12:42 by McGill Digital ...
New to our Student Publication collection on the Internet Archive is 113 full colour issues of the McGill Outlook. This student publication was the successor of the Fortnightly (1892-1898) and View Original Read more ›
Posted Monday, August 24, 2015 - 10:30 by McGill Digital ...
Recipe Notes (by Alexia Moyer) Audrey Thomas's Intertidal Life is not a recipe novel, literary cookbook or foodoir. It does not contain elaborate, adjectival descriptions of food preparation and consumption. View Original Read more ›

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