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Laura Mandell Named Interim Director of the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research

  • Posted on: 25 August 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Laura Mandell, Professor of English and director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) will serve as Interim Director of the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research (GCHR) at Texas A&M University effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Mandell's academic specializations are digital humanities, eighteeth-century literature, and British Romantic literature. She joined Texas A&M University in 2011 and has been named a Presidential Impact Fellow for 2017-2018.

Registration Open - Programming4Humanists Fall 2017

  • Posted on: 18 August 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Registration is open for the Fall 2017 Programming4Humanists continuing education course and online webinar beginning Friday, September 1, 2017 through December 8, 2017. Pre-registration is required.

Course description, syllabus, and more information are available at P4H Website

To register go to P4H-Fall2017-Registration

Registration Open for August 2017 P4H "What is Digital Humanities?"

  • Posted on: 13 July 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Registration is open for the August 2017 P4H "What is Digital Humanities?" continuing course and webinar.

This course introduces the emerging field of Digital Humanities to participants with no background and covers:

• Introduction to some successful Digital Humanities Projects
• Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools and their Uses
• “How Did They Make That?” (inspired by Miriam Posner)
• Digital Humanities Institutions

August 2017 P4H: "What is Digital Humanities?" Continuing Education Course

  • Posted on: 14 June 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Announcing the August 2017 P4H: “What is Digital Humanities?” continuing education course and online webinar beginning Friday, August 4, 2017. This course introduces the emerging field of Digital Humanities to participants with no background and covers:

• Introduction to some successful Digital Humanities Projects
• Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools and their Uses
• “How Did They Make That?” (inspired by Miriam Posner)
• Digital Humanities Institutions

KIAS Around the World Conference: "Digital Media in a Post-Truth Era?"

  • Posted on: 5 June 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The unfolding of recent political events in the United States sparked much debate around 'fake news,' disinformation and trustworthiness on the web. We hope to use these developments as a starting point for a broader discussion of how digital media has challenged and/or unsettled our notion of truth. The conference theme of ‘post-truth’ is loosely-defined and we welcome considerations of this topic from a wide range of perspectives: from the algorithmic to the philosophical.

GAR Position with IDHMC Available

  • Posted on: 31 May 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) seeks to hire a Graduate Research Assistant for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 to work on a SSHRC-funded partner grant called "Text Mining the Novel," or "NovelTM." This is a 9-month appointment. This is a graduate research position as defined by the University, and GARs will be required to work an average of 20 hours per week. Tuition waivers will not be provided for Master's students, per CLA policy, and potential tuition waivers for PhD students will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

IT Professional I Position Available

  • Posted on: 22 May 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The IT Professional I, under general supervision, meets the IT needs of a unit where multifaceted expertise is required. Performs in specialty areas of systems, services, applications, and/or database management. Performs unit-level support in multiple technical fields.

Experience with any of the following IT environments or tools: Puppet, Virtual Machines (VMs), WordPress, Drupal, Docker, LDAP, and Network Attached Storage (NAS).

To view the position details and to apply, go to: IT Professional I

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