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DH Newsletter Jan 26th

Posted by on Wednesday, January 26, 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.


Virtual Talk: The Pleasures and Perils of Mapping an Empire (Kelly O’Neil)

Sponsored by: the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities

Date and time: January 27th at 12:15 PM

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


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


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:

  • Reaching Students through Open Pedagogy and Digital Media (February 1st)

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

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

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 Collections Manager, Black Lunch Table

Start date is February 15, 2022

Rolling Applications

More information here


Front End Developer & Analyst, Transgender Media Lab and Humanities Data Lab, Carleton University

Submission deadline: February 1, 2022

Link to job ad


Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Digital Narratives of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania

Due date: March 1, 2022

Link to ad

CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops

Virtual Talk: Abraham Liddell: “Cape Verde and the Early Modern Black Atlantic”

Date and Time: Tuesday, Feb. 1st, 12:30pm Eastern

Registration link


Workshop Series: DH Toolbox, SHN-DH@uOttawa

Upcoming Workshops:

  • 2 February: Notetaking and the Personal Knowledge Management scene: Maybe This Time It’ll Stick!

  • 16 February: Accessing, analyzing, and visualizing research data metadata using DataCite and Jupyter Notebooks

Registration and further Information


CFP: Call for Book Chapters: Privacy and Safety in Remote Learning Environments, Digital Scholarship Initiatives (DSI) at the James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University

Submission due date: February 7, 2022

Link to CFP

Submission link


Workshop: ITHAKA Constellate Text Analysis

Date and time: Wed, Feb 9, 2022 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

Information and Registration


Survey: Mapping skills landscape for Computational Literary Studies (CLS), CLS INFRA project

More information on the CLS INFRA project:

Link to Survey