The Quandary of the Young Academic and #twittergate

About a week ago, in the between SGA phone calls and Juxta testing, I found myself looking at another digital product: Twitter.  In particular, I found myself reading tweets and retweets, blog posts and articles about what has since become known as #twittergate.  (I have to take a moment here to thank Annie Swafford, who […]

Digital Scholarship and Humanities Reform

Heather Bowlby is a PhD student in Victorian Literature at the University of Virginia and 2011-2012 NINES Fellow. In a recent article in The Chronicle, “How Not to Reform Humanities Scholarship,” Gary Olson addresses the role of emerging digital methodologies in efforts to reform humanities scholarship. The increasing call to refashion humanities research by means […]

Rare Book School Courses, Summer 2011

Course offerings for Rare Book School at the University of Virginia have been listed, including “Digitizing the Historical Record,” taught by NINES Director Andrew Stauffer (Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia) and Senior Advisor Bethany Nowviskie (Director of Digital Research & Scholarship for the University of Virginia Library). Other available courses include: […]

NINES Scholarships available for DHSI

***Edited, 10/11/2010  to correct DHSI tuition rates. The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, and preservation in different disciplines. As a sponsor for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) 2011, NINES is […]