Category Archives: Information Management

Postdoctoral Fellowship on Hérnan Colón

A postdoctoral fellowship in early modern studies is being offered by the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen. Here is the Arnamagnæan Institute’s call for applications: Postdoctoral Position – Hernando Colón’s Book of Books The Arnamagnæan Institute, Department of … Continue reading

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Making and Knowing: Early Modern Geometries

The Newberry Library and Northwestern University are hosting an upcoming conference: Making and Knowing: Early Modern Geometries, a History of the Book Symposium The conference will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 and Friday, October 30, 2015. The schedule … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities and ConverStations

A conference on Digital Humanities Experiments was recently  held in Paris on 11-12 June 2015 at the Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris (DHIP), or Instistut Historique Allemand. The conference was jointly sponsored by the European Science Foundation – Scientific Review Group … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Experiments

A conference on Digital Humanities Experiments #dhiha6 will be held in Paris on 11-12 June 2015.  The conference is sponsored by the European Science Foundation – Scientific Review Group HUM and the Institut d’études avancées (IEA) de Paris. The conference … Continue reading

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War Diaries and Digital Humanities

The growing pace of archival digitization is creating tensions in communities of researchers and archivists. Digital Humanities projects hold great promise, but also substantial risks for today’s researchers and for future generations of scholars. Andrew Hoskins (Interdisciplinary Research Professor at … Continue reading

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Summer Program in Early Modern Digital Humanities

A summer program in early modern digital humanities is being offered by the Folger Shakespeare Library. “Following on the success of the first “Early Modern Digital Agendas” institute—an intensive survey of the most current resources and methods in digital research … Continue reading

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Renaissance History Postdoc

The University of Warwick has posted an announcement for a Renaissance history postdoctoral position. Below is the announcement: Research Fellow £28,695 – £37,394 pa                                                                                                Ref: 75510-015 Fixed Term Contract for 36 months Italian Studies at the University of Warwick is … Continue reading

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Privacy Concerns about MOOCs

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are already being used in high schools and middle schools in the United States. Many professors and teachers have serious concerns about the pedagogical value of these courses. Now, some MOOCs are raising new privacy … Continue reading

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The Value of a Shared Education

A new article on “The Value of a Shared Education” reflects on the importance of a common Gen Ed curriculum in higher eduation. Judith Shapiro, former President of Barnard College, writes: “If we look at curricula, we see a trend … Continue reading

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Assessing the State of Digital Humanities

A new review article assesses the current state of the field Digital Humanities (DH) from the perspective of book history. This is an interesting angle to consider the state of DH, since so many DH projects deal with document digitization … Continue reading

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