Monthly Archives: September 2013

Chronicling a Digital Edition of Defoe

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 … Continue reading

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2014 Digital Humanities Summer Institute – Registration

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. … Continue reading

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How Can the ADE Improve Efforts to Work with Amateur Editors?

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 … Continue reading

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Louis Gallo’s Recent Poster Session

From the Review comes coverage of a poster from the ADE’s recent meeting in Ann Arbor: “Louis Gallo enjoys the look, feel and smell of history. “An American Studies graduate student at Youngstown State University, Gallo, 26, formerly of Chester, … Continue reading

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Jobs: Academic Technology Librarian

The Mason Library at Keene State College is seeking applications for an Academic Technology Librarian to provide leadership in identifying, implementing, and maintaining instructional technologies and resources to improve teaching and learning effectiveness in the Mason Library. Under the administrative … Continue reading

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James Monroe: Life and Legacy Symposium, October 18-19, 2013

The Papers of James Monroe and the James Monroe Museum are pleased to announce a symposium on the life and legacy of the nation’s fifth president.  This event is a special venture for our papers project and we welcome ADE … Continue reading

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Society for Textual Scholarship – Call for Papers

The Society for Textual Scholarship announces a call for papers for its International Interdisciplinary Conference, to be held  March 20-22, 2014, at the University of Washington, Seattle. Titled,  “Textual Scholarship Across the Disciplines,” the Program Chairs are Jeffrey Todd Knight … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith Papers Project Publication

The Standard-Examiner published an announcement that the Joseph Smith Papers Project has just published Volume 1. From the article This volume released Wednesday is called volume one even though it was published eighth in a series of other books. This … Continue reading

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Conferences

SHARP- The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing is participating in two upcoming conferences that may be of interest. SHARP Conference in Antwerp The 22nd annual SHARP conference will be held in Antwerp (Belgium), Wednesday 17 September … Continue reading

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Jobs: T.A. Consulting, Inc. Naval History Museum Contract Opportunities

T.A. Consulting, Inc. Naval History Museum Contract Job Opportunities: Individual will work independently to research and/or collect information using primary sources (including oral histories if appropriate), analyze data, and write independent and objective assessments of historical naval events, organizations, and … Continue reading

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