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DH Newsletter Feb 2nd

Posted by on Monday, February 7, 2022 in Newsletters.

In This Newsletter

  • Digital Humanities Events

  • 21/22 Digital Humanities Working Groups

  • New Job Postings

  • CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops

Digital Humanities Events

Below is a selection of upcoming events across campus that might be of interest to scholars, educators, and students working in and around Digital Humanities. You can always check out events that the Center for Digital Humanities is running on the center’s public google calendar or on the events page of the center’s website.


Talk: Research and Action: Building the Black Craftspeople Digital Archive (Dr. Tiffany Momon)

Sponsored by: the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities

Date and Time: Thursday, February 3rd, 12:15pm

Information and Registration


Workshop: Overview of OMEKA/OMEKA S, (Sarah Swanz)

Sponsored by: the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities

Date and time: February 10th at 12:15PM

Contact DH Center Staff for Zoom link


Workshop: ArcGIS Storymaps (Stacy C. Johnson)

Hosted by: The Digital Humanities Center Digital Collections Working Group

Date and time: Feb 18th @ 1pm

Email for Zoom link


Events: New Horizons in Digital Social Science Research Events

Speaker: Dr. Trena Paulus

Talks: What Can Qualitative Data Analysis Software Do for You?, Tuesday, February 22, 1:30–3:00p.m.

Doing Qualitative Research in a Digital World, February 22, 4:00–5:00p.m.

Sponsored by: Digital Scholarship & Communications (DiSC) at the Vanderbilt Libraries

Registration and info


Talk: Covid-19 Archive (Dr. Marissa Rhodes and Erin Craft)

Sponsored by: the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities and the Digital Collections Working Group

Date and time: Friday, February 25, 1pm – 2pm

For Zoom link, contact Mickey Casad at


Workshop: Software Carpentries: Reproducible Research with R

Sponsored by: Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Research IT Services, Data Science Institute, and ACCRE, and DiSC

Date and Time: Thursday, March 10 and Friday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Location: Data Science Institute Sony Building on Vanderbilt Campus

Registration link


DiSC Education and Training: Spring 2022

Workshops this semester include a number of workshops on introductory and intermediate GIS technologies and techniques, introductions to GitHub, Network Analysis, and Wikidata, as well as beginner and intermediate lessons in both Python and R.

For more information and registration, see this link


Digital Commons Spring 2022 Events

Upcoming Events:

  • Re-Visioning: Virtual Reality in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Expression (February 7th)

  • Professional Productivity: Better Project Collaboration through Technology (February 11th)

  • Digital Project Management for Research Teams (February 21st)

For more information, see this link

21/22 Digital Humanities Working Groups

The Center for Digital Humanities’ Working Groups for the 2021/2022 academic year are gearing up for another exciting and productive semester! These working groups are for anyone on campus interested in Digital Humanities, from absolute beginner to advanced practitioner. If you’re interested in any of the topics below, get in touch with the organizer to learn more!


3D Models and Immersive Environments DH Working Group

Contact: Melanie Forehand


Black Studies and DH Working Group

Contact: Brandon Byrd


Digital Collections Working Group

Contact: Mickey Casad


Text Analysis Working Group

Contacts: Danielle Picard and Mark Schoenfield

Email:; mark.l.schoenfield@Vanderbilt.Edu

Game Studies and DH Working Group

Contact: Derek Price


Spatial Humanities Working Group

Contact: Derek Price


New Job Postings

Below are job ads that may be of interest to scholars working in Digital Humanities, Media Studies, Information Science, Library Science, and more. We hope these links will encourage you to learn more about the advertised positions and institutions. If you want us to circulate a particular job ad or have any questions, please reach out to Derek Price (


Digital Scholarship Front End Developer, Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) at the Brown University Library

Rolling Applications

Link to job ad


Academic Technology Specialist, Department of History, Stanford University

Rolling Applications

Link to job ad


C-U Community Fab Lab Manager, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applications due: February 20, 2022

Link to job ad


Two CDHI Postdoctoral Fellowships in Community Data, University of Toronto, Critical Digital Humanities Initiative

Application Due: 01 March 2022

Link to job ad

CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops

Workshops: Tableau Data Analysis / Visualization Power Start, George Mason University Data Science and Computation Society

Monday Evenings  2/7, 2/14 and 2/21 from 6:00-9:00 PM ET

Registration link


CFP: Digital Editing & Publishing in the Twenty-First Century, C21 Editions

Abstracts due: February 11th, 2022

CFP link


Book Talk: DHMS: Teaching Machines (Audrey Watters)

Date and Time: Feb 17, 2022 04:00 PM in Eastern Time

Registration link


Talk: Digital Heritage Seminar: The Visual Digital Turn – Computer Vision and the Humanities, KBR Digital Heritage Seminar

Date and time: 22 February 2022, 14:00 – 15:30

Registration link


CFP: Workshops and Research Papers for Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence Conference

Abstract Submission date: February 25th 2022

CFP link