Thanks to FIU News for sharing this fabulous news story of the collaboration with the American Library Association and the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) for critical support for Caribbean libraries impacted by hurricanes. Please see the full news story from FIU and copied below for ease. By Ashley Garcia Map of the Caribbean, from the dLOC Collection Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial role, providing dependable centers of communication and safety for the community in the aftermath of a storm. The digital Library of the Caribbean(dLOC), a cooperative digital libraryRead More →

Thanks to our fantastic colleagues at USF (in Tampa) for sharing on this exciting event! We hope folks can make it! The full flyer for the event is here. PERVASIVE PLAY: MAKE BELIEVE AS METHOD KARI KRAUS Associate Professor, College of Information Studies and Department of English, University of Maryland A USF Digital Humanities presentation The lecture is free and open to the public Sponsored by the DeBartolo Chair in Liberal Arts and the USF Department of English FRIDAY, OCT. 20, 2017 1:00-3:30PM CIS 1048 contact: stevenjones@usf.edu reasonable accommodations for disability: (813) 974-3657Read More →

The Digital Humanities Initiative at the University of North Florida (UNF, in Jacksonville) will host their second annual Digital Projects Showcase on Nov. 8, 2017. They would love to have students and faculty from UF join and present at this year’s event. The call for proposals is here: https://unfdhi.org/digital-projects-showcase This is an excellent opportunity to share research and build community! Please share with others who may be interested!Read More →

See the full posting here, and copied below for ease. POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION: Digital Scholarship Associate – (Library Associate 2) REPORTS TO: Associate Chair, Humanities and Social Science Library (Library West) SALARY: $39,529 annual salary; Actual rate will reflect experience and credentials REQUISITION #: 503537 DEADLINE DATE: September 12, 2017 JOB SUMMARY The Digital Scholarship Associate (DS Associate) ensures coordinated and consistent activities for instruction and outreach in Library West, especially in regards to the new and expanded needs for support with digital humanities and digital scholarship. The DS Associate is responsible for coordinating and supporting Library West’s web and social media presence, theRead More →

UF’s award-winning Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) will be embarking upon the third annual Virginia Tidewater Fieldwork in Folklore Research trip on October 19-24th. This is digital humanities, public humanities, and experiential learning work! It is a fantastic opportunity to engage in cutting-edge digital humanities production and experiential learning! SPOHP is now accepting applications for this field trip. The application and more information about the trip are online here: http://oral.history.ufl.edu/2017/08/29/2017-virginia-fieldwork-trip-application-is-now-open/ If you have any questions, please contact Patrick Daglaris, the trip coordinator, thatguy629@ufl.edu.Read More →

Organization Studies Call for Papers Special Issue on: The hidden life of categories: emergence, maintenance and change in organizations, markets and society Deadline for Submissions: September 30th 2017 Guest Editors for the Special Issue Giuseppe Delmestri, WU Vienna Filippo Carlo Wezel, emlyon Elizabeth Goodrick, Florida Atlantic University Marvin Washington, University of Alberta The study of categories or “conceptual boundaries that cluster easily substitutable models…and distinguish them from less substitutable groupings” (Rosa, et al, 1999: 64) has grown in interest as a concept within the organizations literature.  Since the formulations by authors such as Douglas (1987), Zuckerman (1999), Rosa, Porac, Runser-Spanjol, Saxon (1999), Lounsbury and Rao (2004), and Hannan Polos and Carroll (2007), the study of social categories hasRead More →

Thanks to DLF for sharing news on this fabulous opportunity! We’re very pleased to announce a fellowship opportunity for colleagues interested in attending this year’s Digital Library Federation Forum and DLF Forum Pre-Conference, which is being co-organized by DLF and the HBCU Library Alliance: The Forum Pre-Conference (on representation, information careers, and the liberal arts—or digital libraries and library-based teaching as common mission and common ground between liberal arts colleges/programs and HBCUs) will be held on October 22nd in Pittsburgh, PA. It is planned as an informal, highly interactive “unconference.” Our keynote speaker is Loretta Parham of Atlanta University Center’s Woodruff Library. The annual DLF Forum will followRead More →

Please see and contribute to what is clearly going to be a fantastic volume! The CFP is here: http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/cfps/cfp_2017_global_digital_humanities.html and copied below for ease. I am so excited to read what folks will write for this! CFP: Global Debates in the Digital Humanities Domenico Fiormonte, Sukanta Chaudhuri, and Paola Ricaurte, Editors Deadline for 500-Word Abstracts: November 7, 2017Part of the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series A book series from the University of Minnesota Press Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Series Editors Where does Digital Humanities take place? DH has been described through various metaphors – “big tent”, “trading zone”, “expanded field”, etc. –Read More →

The full CFP is on the Game Studies site, and copied below for ease, with thanks to distribution through the FEMBOT list! Call For Articles – Game Studies Special Issue: “Queerness and Video Games: New Critical Perspectives on LGBTQ Issues, Sexuality, Games, and Play” by Guest Editors – Ruberg & Phillips The intersection of LGBT issues, queerness, and video games represents a space of great turmoil and great potential. Video games, the games industry, and games culture have long struggled with discrimination and marginalization. In recent years, large-scale online harassment campaigns have made it especially difficult for those who do not fit the image ofRead More →

Thanks for this great CFP, via H-Net. Call for Papers: African Global Experiences by Tracy Flemming Call for Papers: African Global Experiences Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition that aims to explore the full scope of the African world. We are especially seeking to broaden our scope of diasporic African content. To this end, we are seeking submissions from all disciplinary fields of academic inquiry, includingRead More →