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Newsletter November 18th

Posted by on Friday, November 19, 2021 in Newsletters.

In This Newsletter

  • Announcements
  • 21/22 Digital Humanities Working Groups
  • New Job Postings
  • CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops


Welcoming our newest Student Workers: Chanda Deenadayalan

The Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities is pleased to welcome Chanda Deenadayalan as a worker at the center. Chanda is a Senior Double Majoring in Biology and Classical Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences. She’s interested in exploring the intersection of History and Medicine, especially in the Ancient World, and in her free time enjoys Wikipedia wormholes, writing, and playing the guitar.

21/22 Digital Humanities Working Groups

The Center for Digital Humanities’ Working Groups for the 2021/2022 academic year are in full swing! 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:  danielle.r.picard@vanderbilt.edumark.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 (

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Digital Humanities, UCL

Closing Date: 21 Nov 2021

Link to job ad

Assistant Professor, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Due: 22 Nov 2021

Link to job ad

Research Fellow vacancies for The Sloane Lab, Department of Information Studies at UCL

Closing date 25th November 2021

LInk to job ad

Assistant Professor – Indigenous Data Studies, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Due: 29 Nov 2021

Link to job ad

Assistant/Associate Professor Social Media/Public Relations – Markham, York University

Due: December 15, 2021.

Link to job ad

Digital Scholarship Partner, Case Western Reserve University

Link to job ad

CFPs, Conferences, and Workshops

Event: Coffee & Viz: Exploring Race and Place through Data: The W.E.B. Du Bois Visualization Exhibit, NC State University Libraries

Date and time: Fri, November 19, 2021, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM CST

Info and Registration

CFP: DHARTI 2022 Conference The Digital Divides: Discontents, Debates and Discussions

Deadline for Abstract submissions: 30 November 2021

Info and Registration

CFP: Digital Humanities 2022: “Responding to Asian Diversity”

Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2021

Link to CFP

CFP: Zoomland. Exploring Scale in Digital History and Humanities

One-page abstract, deadline: 15 December 2021.

Link to CFP

CFP: Digital Pandemic Studies: Public Health and Structural Oppressions, Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium

Proposals due: December 31, 2021

Link to CFP

CFP: Special Issue of First Monday: This Feature Has Been Disabled: Critical intersections of disability and information studies

Abstracts due: January 5, 2022

Link to CFP

Event Series: Humanities for All Winter Webinar Series, National Humanities Alliance

  • Event 1 – Starting Points: Higher Ed Perspectives on how to Begin a Publicly Engaged Humanities Practice, Thursday, December 9 from 1-2 pm EST.
  • Event 2 – Supporting Humanities Faculty in Creating Engaged Courses, Thursday, January 13th from 1-2 pm EST.
  • Event 3 – Scaling Up: Growing Public Humanities Projects Beyond Higher Ed, Thursday, January 27 from 1-2 pm EST.
  • Event 4 – Measuring Impact: The Role of Assessment in the Publicly Engaged Humanities, Wednesday, February 16 from 2–3 pm EST.

Information and registration

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