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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 Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 13:06 by Rhizome
"Welcome to [...] the Internet's next wave," Sue Halpern wrote in 2014, "the Internet of Things"—a harbinger of our gradual transition into "one of the things connected to and through the Internet."  Yet, despite its sizeable implications for politics, capital, and consumers, the internet of things has not affected web-based art practices to the same degree. In fact, more and more contemporary...
Posted Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 03:08 by Textgrid
von Enrico Natale infoclio.ch lädt am 16. Oktober 2015 nach Bern ins Kornhausforum zur Tagung „Daten und Geschichtswissenschaften“ ein. Die Tagung ist die 7. Veranstaltung der Reihe „Digitale Medien und Geschichtswissenschaften“. Historikerinnen und Historiker sowie Fachpersonen aus den Informationswissenschaften werden über die Rolle von Daten in den Geschichtswissenschaften...
Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 - 23:14 by UC Digital Huma...
At next week’s seminar (Monday 7 September, 11am in Psyc/Soci 151), Assoc. Professor Mike Grimshaw (UC Sociology) will discuss the linkages between digital society and capitalism, engaging with contemporary commentators and, in particular, the work of post-fordist economist Christian Marazzi. See the poster for further details.
Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:41 by Textgrid
Der Berliner DH-Rundgang wird nach der Sommerpause fortgesetzt und führt am 4. September an den Fachbereich Gestaltung und Kultur der Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin. Termin: Freitag, 4. September 2015, 10:00(s.t.)-11:30 Uhr.Ort: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW), Campus Wilhelminenhof, Wilhelminenhofstraße 75A, 12459 Berlin....
Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 - 03:36 by Textgrid
Vom 26. bis zum 28. Oktober 2015 findet an der Technischen Universität Darmstadt die DFG-geförderte Tagung „Key Ideas and Concepts of Digital Humanities“ statt. Alle DH-Interessierten sind herzlich eingeladen, die Teilnahme ist kostenlos. Die Anmeldung für diese Tagung ist ab jetzt möglich unter: http://www.dh-concepts.tu-darmstadt.de. Gastgeber sind Michael Sperberg-McQueen, der im...
Posted Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 07:19 by Textgrid
Im Fachbereich 2 am Campus Koblenz der Universität Koblenz-Landau ist am Institut für Germanistik zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine Juniorprofessur (W1) für Integrierte Germanistik mit Tenure-Track-Option zu besetzen. Mit dem Leitbild einer integrierten Germanistik hat sich das Koblenzer Institut zum Ziel gesetzt, in einer disziplinübergreifenden Konzeption linguistische und...
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 Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 05:48 by UC Digital Huma...
We are delighted to announce that at our next seminar Professor Jen Hay (New Zealand Institute for Language, Brain and Behavior), winner of the 2015 University of Canterbury Research Medal, will give a talk about the LaBB-Cat software created at UC for managing and researching large annotated collections of transcribed audio. As usual, the talk is on Monday (31st August) in Psyc/Soci 151 at 11am...
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....

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