Category: Blog

The Research Leave Edition

Following the tradition established by my colleague Matt Kirschenbaum, this post serves as a public declaration of my forthcoming research leave.  I’m delighted to be taking part-time research leave beginning May 1st and running through September 1, 2013. Why am I taking leave? As both Neil Fraistat and Trevor Muñoz mentioned on twitter this week, I’ve signed a contract with… Continue Reading The Research Leave Edition

Day of DH2013

Day of DH2013 starts in about 4 hours here in Washington, D.C. Like last year’s post, I wanted to start the day of DH offering some context to my day tomorrow. Things at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities are busy. We are gearing up for our final major event of this academic year, the Shared Horizons: Data,… Continue Reading Day of DH2013

Don’t Call Me

Sean Takats, history professor and director of research projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, posted yesterday the second part of his ongoing documentation of his tenure case at George Mason University. If you haven’t read it and you work in digital projects, are a tenure-track faculty member, or just care about educational labor, you should… Continue Reading Don’t Call Me

Trends at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

For those of you who aren’t familiar, the University of Victoria in beautiful British Columbia holds an annual summer training institute. For five consecutive days over the last ten years, Ray Siemens and digital humanities colleagues and students from around the globe have gathered to learn new skills and network with one another. With 17 classes, a colloquium, and an… Continue Reading Trends at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

DH Internationally: Dispatches from Hamburg

Digital Humanists from across the globe gathered last week at our annual conference, DH2012, hosted in the lovely city of Hamburg, Germany. While the weather felt tremendously cold to those of us who’ve spent the last few weeks in the US with 100 plus degree temps, the conference itself could not have had a warmer reception. From keynotes that explored… Continue Reading DH Internationally: Dispatches from Hamburg

Digital Humanities Winter Institute

I am delighted to announce that I am co-directing the Digital Humanities Winter Institute along with my colleague Trevor Muñoz of the University of Maryland. I will also be offering a core course in Project Development during the 2013 Institute. Please read the full announcement below: MITH will host the first annual Digital Humanities Winter Institute (DHWI), from Monday, January… Continue Reading Digital Humanities Winter Institute