CFP: Beyond Accessibility (INKE)

Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century Call for Papers The Textual Studies team of INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments) wish to invite presentation proposals for Beyond  Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century . June 8, 9, and 10, 2012, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada. Keynote speakers: Adriaan van der Weel (Leiden […]

Summer Institute notes

Summer Institute notes

Over the past week a group of 30-some scholars, administrators and other members of the academic community have gathered at the Jefferson Scholars Foundation building at the University of Virginia, with the goal of examining the difficulties of evaluating digital scholarship. Our conversations ranged from the high-level, conceptual issues in understanding modes of working in […]

NINES/NEH Summer Institute begins!

NINES/NEH Summer Institute begins!

  The NINES/NEH Summer Institute Evaluating Digital Scholarship opened last night with introductions and a talk by 18thConnect Director Laura Mandell. The group will spend the week in discussions centered on five concepts central to describing and understanding scholarship in the digital age: Conceptualization, Evidence & Discovery, Intepretation, Remediation, and Communication. After all the conversations, […]

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 […]

The Digital Humanities: challenges and accomplishments

The amazing coordinators of DH 2009 (held this year at College Park, Maryland) have put together a YouTube channel of “lightning interviews” with various attendees of the conference. The participants were asked to address the main challenges and/or accomplishments of the the Digital Humanities, providing some insightful and personal reflections on these fundamental concerns. NINES […]

NINES and new forms of publication

Executive Council member Dino Franco Felluga (Purdue University) will be presenting a paper on “NINES, RaVoN and the Place of the Libraries in Paperless Publication”  at the American Library Association (ALA) conference in Chicago this July. For those of you planning to attend, this will be part of the Association of College and Research Libraries […]

COST Action 32: Open Scholarly Communities on the Web

Launched in April of 2006, the COST (Co-operation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research) Action 32 is an initiative dedicated to creating a research infrastructure for humanities scholarship on the Web. Meant to foster international cooperation between projects and communities already pursuing digital humanities scholarship, this group facilitates collaborations among scholars and allows for healthy […]

NINES Director to speak at MITH

NINES Director Andrew Stauffer will be presenting his paper “Formalization, Transformation, and the Digital Scholarly Edition” tomorrow (Tuesday, April 14, 12:30-1:45) at MITH  for their Digital Dialogues Series. The talk is free and open to the public, located in the MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135.   Abstract “This talk considers how the s edition (whether […]