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DH Newsletter February 9th

Posted by on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 in Newsletters.

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: 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:

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

For more information, see this link


Congratulations to former Mellon Digital Humanities Faculty Fellow Dr. Aimi Hamraie for being nominated to the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Access Board! Dr. Hamraie was a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Digital Humanities during the 2019/2020 academic year and has expertise in critical disability studies, architecture and design studies, and science and technology studies. For more on their work, 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 (


Coordinator (Operations), Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL), University of Victoria

Link to job ad

Immediate review of applications


Librarian Head, Research Lifecycle, Brock University

Link to job ad

Job ad closes: February 15, 2022


Infrastructure Developer / Information Technologist II, MESH Research team, Michigan State University

Link to job ad

Applications close: Feb 15, 2022 Eastern Standard Time


Programmer Analyst,  Linked Infrastructure for Networked Cultural Scholarship, University of Ottawa Humanities Data Lab

Link to job ad

Job ad closes: February 20, 2022


Postdoctoral researcher in Digital History, Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History

Link to job ad

Rolling review of applications


Community Data Fellowships, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Link to job ad

Applications due: March 1, 2022


Associate Director of Research, Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, Stanford University

Link to job ad

Applications due: March 11, 2022


Postdoc Position in Design, Body and Well-being in Play, University of Southern Denmark

Link to job ad

Deadline 2022-Mar-14

CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops

Fellowship: Mapping Inequities: Visualizing Rights and Rites in the Post-Industrial World, An International Inquiry, Humanity in Action

Apply by February 13, 2022

Fellowship information


Virtual Talk: Catherine Knight Steele on Digital Black Feminism, Critical Digital Humanities Initiative and Black Research Network, University of Toronto

Date and Time: February 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST

Information and Registration


Webinar: Discriminating Data: A Conversation with Wendy Chun

Date and Time: Feb 18, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Registration link


CFP: LLC African American, MLA23

Link to CFP

Please send a 300-word abstract and 1-page CV to

Due date: March 15th, 2022


Workshop: CLS INFRA Training School ‘Data and Annotation’, Charles University

Date: 7-9 June 2022

Link for information

Sign-up link