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CFP - 2018 Summer Digital Humanities Technical Assistance Grants

  • Posted on: 12 March 2018
  • By: nsumpter

The Center of Digital Humanities Research (CoDHR) is accepting applications from TAMU faculty and staff for summer technical consultation for digital humanities projects. See the 2018 Summer Technical Assistance CFP flyer for details on how to apply.

Application deadline is Friday, March 30, 2018.

CoDHR Graduate Research Assistant Position

  • Posted on: 12 March 2018
  • By: nsumpter

The Center of Digital Humanities Research (formerly the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture) seeks to hire a Graduate Research Assistant for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 to work on a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada)-funded partner grant called “Text Mining the Novel,” or “NovelTM”. This will be a 9-month appointment, and the GAR will report to the director, Dr.

Establishment of Center of Digital Humanities Research Approved by TAMU Regents

  • Posted on: 15 February 2018
  • By: nsumpter

The Center of Digital Humanities Research (CoDHR) (formerly the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture) will be administered by the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Dr. Laura Mandell, Professor of English, will serve as director.

CoHDR will assist faculty with developing collaborative research, funding and grant proposals, and provide the opportunity for big data research and assist faculty with the support needed to develop digital humanities resources for teaching, research, and publication.

ARCScholar: Digital Publishing Cooperative Grant Awarded to IDHMC

  • Posted on: 8 January 2018
  • By: nsumpter

The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC), on behalf of the Advanced Research Consortium (ARC, http://www.ar-c.org), announces the award of a NHPRC-Mellon Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives Grant to Texas A&M University for $75,000. This grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used to plan the development of ARCScholar, a digital publishing cooperative, and to form its governance structure.

Registration Open - Spring 2018 Programming4Humanists Continuing Education Course

  • Posted on: 3 January 2018
  • By: nsumpter

Registration is open for the Spring 2018 Programming4Humanists continuing education course and online webinar. For more information see the Spring 2018 Programming4Humanists Course Flyer and visit the Programming4Humanists website.

To register, go to: Spring 2018 Registration

Spring 2018 Programming4Humanists Continuing Education Course

  • Posted on: 13 December 2017
  • By: nsumpter

Announcing the Spring 2018 Programming4Humanists continuing education course and online webinar beginning January 19, 2018 through April 27, 2018. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Encoding and Analyzing Digital Editions (TEI, TEI Schemas, XSLT, Python, and Gephi)
This course covers the same material as the Fall 2017 Programming4Humanists course, but with additional sessions on XSLT.

Novelties: New Directions in Long 18th Century Fiction Studies and DH

  • Posted on: 13 November 2017
  • By: nsumpter

The Novelties: New Directions in Long 18th Century Fiction Studies and DH Symposium will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017, 4:00-5:00 pm in the Humanities Visualization Space, 433 LAAH (Liberal Arts and Arts & Humanities Building). The roundtable symposium briefly presents three new exciting DH projects on the long 18th century focusing on fiction, followed by a general discussion. Symposium presenters are: Dr. Marta Kvande (Texas Tech University) "Restoration Printed Fiction: A Comprehensive & Searchable Database of Fiction printed 1660-1700," Dr.

Attention GATs - BigDIVA Classroom Promotion and BigDIVA Pedagogy Competition

  • Posted on: 3 October 2017
  • By: nsumpter

To promote the use of BigDIVA in the classroom, the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) is offering two opportunities for TAMU Graduate Teaching Assistants (GATs) to introduce this research tool to their undergraduate students and receive an award.

The BigDIVA.org Classroom Promotion is to educate student researchers about the benefits and to encourage the integration of its use into undergraduate classrooms. To participate:

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