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DH Newsletter February 16th

Posted by on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 in Newsletters, uncategorized.

In This Newsletter

  • Digital Humanities Events
  • Announcements
  • 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.


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:

  • Digital Project Management for Research Teams (February 21st)
  • What Can Qualitative Data Analysis Software Do for You? (February 22nd)
  • Doing Qualitative Research in a Digital World (February 22nd)
  • Designing Graphs and Charts for Publication (February 25th)

For more information, see this link


Center for Digital Humanities Blog: Did you know that the Center has a blog? During their fellowship year, fellows contribute to the Center for Digital Humanities’ blog, writing about their ongoing Digital Humanities research and teaching practices and projects, exploring new texts, concepts, and tools, and reflecting on how Digital Humanities relates to other areas of their work. Take a look at some of the recent posts here!

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 (


IT Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Immediate review of applications

Link to job ad


Programmer Analyst, University of Ottawa

Application Closing Date: February 20, 2022

Link to job ad


Senior Research Software Engineer, Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) at Princeton

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2022

Link to job ad

CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops

Workshop: Introduction to TEI for Scholarly Texts, Institute of English Studies, Digital Humanities Research Hub

Event Dates and Times: 21 February 2022 – 25 February 2022, 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Information and Registration


CFP: Ancient MakerSpaces 2023, Archaeological Institute Of America/Society For Classical Studies

Submissions due March 14, 2022

CFP Submission form


CFP: Digital Ecologies In Practice, University of Bonn

Deadline for abstract submissions: 15/04/2022

Link to CFP