The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) and Advanced Research Consortium (ARC) at Texas A&M University are very excited to announce the launch of the Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance (MESA).
Graduate Research Assistantship
Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC)
The Advanced Research Consortium (ARC), housed in the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC), seeks to hire a Graduate Research Assistant for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. This will be a 9-month appointment, and the GAR will report to the ARC director, Dr. Laura Mandell, while also coordinating with ARC staff at Texas A&M University, the University of Virginia, and North Carolina State University.
On Friday, June 28, ARC (Advanced Research Consortium) Project Manager Liz Grumbach will be live tweeting the server move of ARC data from cloud storage to TAMU's Academy for Advanced Telecommunications and Learning Technologies (http://academy.tamu.edu/). This will mark the first time that ARC's extensive catalog of humanities data has found a home on University server space, and it is an important step towards full implementation of ARC at TAMU. You c
The IDHMC offers unpaid undergraduate internships for students in Communication, Computer Science, English, Education, History, Hispanic Studies, Modern Languages, Visualization, and other fields relevant to the research projects we support. Interns work up to ten hours a week on innovative research projects in a variety of disciplines and receive technical training in a number of digital tools. More details available at
IDHMC Director, Dr. Laura Mandell, presented a keynote address for the "Women's History in the Digital World" conference at Bryn Mawr College, March 22nd, 2013. This was the first conference for The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education at Bryn Mawr College, an online repository and source of information about women's education at Bryn Mawr and beyond, and the IDHMC was delighted to be invited to this discussion of historical and contemporary issues in women's education.
Rice is hosting a free, hands-on digital humanities workshop Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2013. It will feature top scholars such as David Mimno and Tim Tangherlini and will explore topic modeling, network analysis, GIS, text encoding and text extraction. All participants should bring their own laptops to the workshop. See http://hrc.rice.edu/digitizationhuma/ for more information.
Texas A&M University seeks to hire a dynamic researcher with an established record in digital humanities research and/or humanities, artistic, or information visualization to participate in establishing an interdisciplinary Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC). Currently an “initiative,” the IDHMC (http://idhmc.tamu.edu) will become an Institute upon approval by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.