The Women Writers in Review collection (http://wwp.neu.edu/review/) is looking for partners with for their piloting assignments. They are searching for pedagogical consultants who would work with them to create and test assignments to be published with their collections of teaching materials. For more information, please see: http://wwp.neu.edu/research/projects/reception/pedagogical-development.html
Since 2001, the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI), held annually in Victoria, B.C., Canada, has been an annual gathering of technologists, scholars, librarians, graduate and undergraduate students…and editors. For the past three years, Jennifer Stertzer and I, joined this year by Erica Cavanaugh (George Washington Financial Papers Project), have offered […]
“TRANSCENDENTALISM AND REFORM IN THE AGE OF EMERSON, THOREAU, AND FULLER” (www.concordnehccha.org) July 12-25, 2015 Spend two weeks in historic Concord, Massachusetts immersed in this topic with senior scholars (see reverse for names), including two Pulitzer Prize recipients. Additionally: Participate in field study at historic sites and homes Conduct research […]
In a blog post, “Digital editing with undergraduates: some reflections,” Stephen Gregg and Jess MacCarthy at Bath University chronicle their experiences creating an online digital edition of Daniel Defoe’s A Hymn to the Pillory, which became MacCarthy’s undergraduate dissertation. The post explores issues around using TEI and decentering authority.
I recently came across Ben Brumfield’s summary of his recent presentation at the Social Digital Scholarly Editing meeting, on “The Collaborative Future of Amateur Editions.” Brumfield, self-described as “not a scholarly editor. . . an amateur editor and professional software developer,” is best-known for creating the wiki-based platform for crowdsourcing […]
News from David Sewell: Following agreement among the ADE Council, the UVA Press, and the book’s authors, the online version of Mary Jo Kline & Susan Holbrook Perdue’s “A Guide to Documentary Editing” (3rd edition) is now available to all as an open-access publication: http://gde.upress.virginia.edu Previously, access was tied to […]
The deadline is approaching for applications to the introductory TEI customization workshop in the NEH-funded “Taking TEI Further” institutes. Please note that the dates for the “Publishing and Transforming TEI Data” seminar have been changed. Taking TEI Further: TEI Customization Brown University, May 8-10, 2013 Guest instructor: Trevor Muñoz, University […]
Esther Katz and Cathy Moran Hajo of the Margaret Sanger Papers, and Peter Wosh of NYU’s Public History program, have co-authored a chapter “Teaching Digital Skills in an Archives and Public History Curriculum” in Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics edited by Brett Hirsch, and published Open Book Publishers. […]