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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 - 14:55 by Linguistic Data...
LDC will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 25th.  We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 26th.
Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 - 12:40 by MIT Center for ...
Earlier this week I gave a talk at Stanford's Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society, publishers of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, on civic crowdfunding. I was excited to share how my research into crowd-based community finance has evolved, and how Neighborly's launch this summer will make impact investing a local reality for the first time in the US. Here's the talk. Here's the...
Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 - 09:39 by MATRIX Center f...
Episode 92, 'Football, Power, and Identity in Zambia', the latest podcast from Africa Past & Present, is now available. Released on May 21, Afripod hosts Peter Alegi and Peter Limb welcomed Hikabwa Decius Chipande (PhD 2015 Michigan State). Hikabwa Decius Chipande spoke about the political and social history of football (soccer) in Zambia. He discusses becoming an historian; the game’s...
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 - 14:11 by Linguistic Data...
The New York Times Annotated Corpus illustrates how data published in LDC’s Catalog can become an important resource for the community. The New York Times is one of LDC’s earliest data providers; the billions of words of news text it has provided for language resources since the 1990s continue to be used today for research and technology development. Its contribution of the New York Times...
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...

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