Along with the less-than-romantic scenes of butchery and betrayal, murder and mayhem (see our previous post Sex and Death in the Roman de la Rose), there are of course many miniatures in Harley MS 4425 which depict an idealised courtly world and its inhabitants. As well as serving as a narrative accompaniment to the text, [...]
In 2009, a band of rogue digital preservationists called Archive Team did their best to collect and preserve Geocities. The resulting data has became the basis for at least two works of art: Deleted City and One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age. I think the story of this data set and these works offer insights into the [...]
The Digging into Data/Global Currents team at McGill University is offering a 2-year master’s fellowship based in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The deadline for applications is Jan 30, 2014, for studies commencing in the Fall 2014 semester.
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We now invite applications for the Spring Academy in Digital Humanities offered by the University of Antwerp. Our intensive, full-week program takes place from 31 March to 4 April 2014. The target audience consists of (early-stage) researchers in the Humanities, who wish to apply digital methods in their own research practice but who, so far, have [...]
We are pleased to invite submissions of abstracts for the El’Manuscript-2014 international conference on the creation and development of information systems for storage, processing, description, analysis, and publication of medieval and early modern hand-written and printed texts and documentary records. Any person involved in the creation or analysis of these resources is welcome to participate.
Be a part of the technology team which builds and maintains the public website, nypl.org, along with digital library applications for one of the largest and leading public libraries in the world. The NYPL Technology team is seeking a talented web developer who can help us build an amazing online presence for millions of library users [...]
For months now I’ve been stewing about how much I hate @HistoryInPics and their ilk (@HistoryInPix, @HistoricalPics, @History_Pics, etc.)—twitter streams that do nothing more than post “old” pictures and little tidbits of captions for them.1 And when I say “nothing more” that’s precisely what I mean. What they don’t post includes attribution to the photographer [...]
Digital Classics Association 2014 APA / AIA Session: “Getting Started with Digital Classics” 6 videos 1 hour, 42 minutes 11 views
On January 3, 2014, the Digital Classics Association held a panel at the Annual Meetings of the American Philological Association and American Institute of Archaeology, with the title “Getting Started with Digital Classics.” [...]