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Tenure-track position in data science or corpus linguistics at University of Nevada, Reno

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Assistant Professor of English: Corpus Linguistics/Digital Humanities The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of English announces an entry-level tenure-track position in corpus linguistics and/or digital humanities. Requisite experience is in big data and/or other data science methodologies. Desired sub-areas are literature, linguistics, rhetoric or composition. A demonstrable record of research is expected as well as experience and promise as an excellent teacher. The faculty member will join an interdisciplinary cluster of big data methodologists in […]

Call for Hosting Conferences: The LLOH Prize

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Call for Hosting Conferences: The LLOH Prize (2015) Deadline: October 10 Email address for proposal: oyvind.eide@uni-passau.de The late EADH chair (2010-2012), Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen, attended conferences not only in the digital humanities but also in other disciplines. She was invariably interested in and encouraging of young scholars in particular, and she also spent a great deal of time in informal conversation with a wide range of colleagues. The Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize was […]

Banners of the North

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Kathy Cremin, Director of Co-operation, Bede’s World Banners of the North at Bede’s World (19 July – 28 September 2014) is the finale of three exhibitions in our treasures programme. This programme explores our local, national and international place in the world and is inspired by Bede and the monastery in Jarrow where treasure came from all over the world, where the community of monks and others were trying to make sense of the world, […]

The Digital Loeb Classical Library — a view from Europe

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The Digital Loeb Classical Library has gone live and many students of Greek and Latin are testing it. “The Digital Loeb Classical Library — a view from Europe” considers some of the issues that the new DLCL raises. First, there is the general question of how long the community will support new, proprietary systems, each with their own environment, none releasing their data under an open license, and all incompatible, for all practical purposes, with […]

Open Access Archaeology Digest #548

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A nice batch of Open Access (free to read) Archaeology articles: Reigate Stone at Batterseahttp://bit.ly/Kzapiv The Forts of Kilmartin, Kilmichael Glassary, and North Knapdale, Argyle.http://bit.ly/11PmW5E Scandinavian influences in the Late Anglo-Saxon sculpture of Sussex.http://bit.ly/XjJM6C Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK (0)

QGIS 2.6 Feature Freeze

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Are you curious about QGIS 2.6? Well on Friday (9-26) QGIS development goes into feature freeze and focus will shift towards fixing bugs and enhancing stability. What can we expect from the upcoming release. Read on to find some interesting news. Firstly, I’ll apologize for using screen caps in Swedish, but the pictures are from a similar article I’m publishing on my regular blog tomorrow (Monday). I’ve previously presented some new features in QGIS 2.6 […]

Open Access Journal: Akroterion: Journal for the Classics in South Africa. Tydskrif vir die Klassieke in Suid-Afrika

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Akroterion: Journal for the Classics in South Africa. Tydskrif vir die Klassieke in Suid-Afrika ISSN 2079-2883 (online) ISSN 0303-1896 (print) Akroterion welcomes scholarly contributions on all aspects of Greek and Roman civilization. Preference is given to articles that will also appeal to the non-specialist. We particularly encourage submission of articles dealing with the influence and reception of the Classics. 2013 Vol 58 (2013) 2012 Vol 57 (2012) 2011 Vol 56 (2011) 2010 Vol 55 (2010) […]

Cultural Literacy In Europe: submission deadline extended

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Dear all, In case you missed it, the deadline for submission of paper or project proposals for the first international conference on “Cultural Literacy in Europe” is extended to the 6th of October: http://cleurope.eu/conference/call-for-papers/ An interesting set of keynotes are lined up to stimulate an interdisciplinary discussion around the themes of the conference: http://cleurope.eu/conference/programme/keynotes/ The call for bursary is also open until the 6th of October: http://cleurope.eu/conference/bursaries/ Contributions around the concepts of textuality, fictionality, rethoricity and historicity seen […]

Open Access Journal: Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies

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 [First posted in AWOL 13 February 2010. Updated 20 September 2014] Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a multidisciplinary refereed postgraduate journal devoted to the literatures, cultures, and ideas of the medieval world. Published electronically twice a year, its mission is to present a forum in which graduate students from around the globe may share their work. Hortulus has an open submission policy, so submissions […]

Open Access Archaeology Digest #547

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Your Open Access (free to read) Archaeology daily: Notes on Helms from Petworth Church and Wimborne Minsterhttp://bit.ly/101rQf0 Celtic Place-names in Orkney.http://bit.ly/1aFYcyw A Fragment of a Thirteenth-century Calendar from Holyrood Abbey.http://bit.ly/141zKJS Madagascar and Indonesia: new evidence from archaeology and linguisticshttp://bit.ly/1wSKE2n Learn more about Open Access and Archaeology at: http://bit.ly/YHuyFK (0)

Web: For God's Sake Stop Digitizing Paper

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A blog entry by Joshua Ranger from the AVpreserve on digital preservation, arguing for a focus on audiovisual materials and older magnetic media along with a moratorium on paper and stable formats. http://www.avpreserve.com/blog/for-gods-sake-stop-digitizing-paper-2/ (0)

Opinion: Banning Laptops and Phones in the College Classroom

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A PBS.org article by Clay Shirky on his decision to ban laptops, tablets, and phones from his college classroom. As with many opinion pieces on the internet, the comments provide illuminating alternate perspectives. http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2014/09/why-clay-shirky-banned-laptops-tablets-and-phones-fr…   (0)

H-Net Quick Start Guide #5

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A series of guides from the H-Net Help Desk to get started using the new H-Net Commons. #5: Managing Your Account Need to change an email address or password? Do so at your account: (0)

Perseus: Announcing the Arethusa Annotation Framework

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Announcing the Arethusa Annotation Framework by Bridget Almas Posted on September 19, 2014  Developers Gernot Höflechner, Robert Lichtensteiner and Christof Sirk, in collaboration with the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts (via the Libraries and the Transformation of the Humanities and Perseids projects) and the University of Leipzig’s Open Philology Project, have released Arethusa, a framework for linguistic annotation and curation. Arethusa was inspired by and extends the goals of the Alpheios Project, to provide a […]

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