English Language and Literature

job: Digital Humanities Specialist

Application Deadline: 
24/02/2012

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project funded by the US National Science Foundation is looking to engage the services of a specialist in a Digital Humanities support role. The position can be filled via a consulting contract or on a sub-award basis, depending on an applicant's particular circumstance, and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. [read more...]

blog: Dr Hairy in: Child Safety (and other items of interest)

The twelfth in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. Dr Hairy attempts to work out how to deal with a case of possible domestic violence - with hilarious results!

To view the video on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/childsafety.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://youtu.be/nx3Bh3L7tIc ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the near future. [read more...]

blog: London Churches, Part 5

"A tall thin old man comes backwards slowly and carefully through the glass door, carrying a metal stepladder in one hand, and in the other a small pot of paint and a small brush. With an air of methodical tidiness, he leans the stepladder against the front of a left-hand stall, stands the pot of paint next to it, places the small brush sideways across the exact centre of the top of the pot."

The fifth part of a hyperfiction based on visits to churches in the City of London. Part 5 takes in the following: [read more...]

blog: And, Chapters 41-52 (Conclusion)

"The elements of the dinner-parties which Mrs Lennox gave, were beauty, men, and pedantic conversation. They talked in a sensuous way outside, lashed themselves when they were alone, and squandered their capabilities in the drawing-room." [read more...]

page: Network of Centres

The Network of Expert Centres is a collaboration of centres with expertise in digital arts and humanities research and scholarship, including practice-led research. This includes data creation, curation, preservation, management (including rights and legal issues), access and dissemination, and methodologies of data use and re-use. Its membership is open to all such centres in Great Britain and Ireland.

Aims and Objectives [read more...]

job: Assistant Professor: 'Digital Research Corpora in the Humanities'

Application Deadline: 
01/09/2011

Universiteit van Amsterdam

full-time (38 hours per week)

vacancy number W11-137

With support from a generous financial endowment by the 'Duurzame Geesteswetenschappen' (Sustainable Humanities Project), the Faculty of Humanities is able to employ a new generation of scholars. This position is one of them. [read more...]

blog: Dr Hairy in: Appraisal (Parts 3 & 4)

Dr Hairy part 3 & 4 image

The tenth and eleventh in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In Appraisal Part 3, Dr Hairy and Dr Underslider have their appraisals - and Dr Gladstone is cornered at the Cricket Club - with hilarious results! In Part 4, Dr Hairy has to attend a Professional Development meeting - also with hilarious results! [read more...]

event: Call for Papers: 2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computing Science

19/11/2011 08:30
21/11/2011 16:00

Dear colleagues,

I'd like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the 2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (http://chicagocolloquium.org) which will be held November 19-21 at Loyola University Chicago. The deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2011. [read more...]

Location

Loyola University Chicago Chicago
United States
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