Through an experiment on a Western Kho-Bwa linguistic dataset, Timotheus A. Bodt and Johann-Mattis List provide evidence for the regularity of sound change.
This essay analyzes from the perspective of historical revisionism the Communism during the first half of the twentieth century, based on the specialized historiography. It is part of the analysis of Communism as an ideology, system and use of political violence and it is compared with Nazism. In both, Nazism and Communism, similar features are…[Read more]
Over the course of the last year the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML) and the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Roshan Institute-UMD) have begun collaborating with the Raja of Mahmudabad family on the preservation of their important manuscript collection. The project will help protect the…[Read more]
Bill Hughes deposited CFP: ‘Ill met by moonlight’: Gothic encounters with enchantment and the Faerie realm in literature and culture University of Hertfordshire, 8‒10 April 2021 in the group Speculative and Science Fiction on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 2 days ago
As Prof. Dale Townsend has observed, the concept of the Gothic has had an association with fairies from its inception; even before Walpole’s 1764 Castle of Otranto (considered the first Gothic novel), eighteenth-century poetics talked of ‘the fairy kind of writing’ which, for Addison, ‘raise a pleasing kind of Horrour in the Mind of the Reader’…[Read more]
- Eric Sirota started the topic Streaming version of Off-Broadway musical based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in the forums: Digital Humanists, Monsters and Monstrosity, Horror.
My musical based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has been playing Off-Broadway in NYC for over 2-1/2 years (up until the pause caused by the health crisis). It has had a great deal of interest from college and high school classes studying the novel, with groups attending the performances.
Even before covid, we had…[Read more]
Augustine Farinola replied to the topic JOB: Digital Media (DH) Specialist, University of Kansas in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Brian Rosenblum started the topic JOB: Digital Media (DH) Specialist, University of Kansas in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Application deadline July 1
More info: employment.ku.edu/staff/17177BR
Digital Media Specialist
Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
University of Kansas
The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities supports, creates, and disseminates digital research in the humanities. It provides an intellectual hub for…[Read more]
Ernesto Priego deposited Call for Papers: Special Collection: Translation, Remediation, Spread: The Global Circulation of Comics in Digital Distribution – The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 5 days ago
The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship shares its Call for Papers for the Special Collection: Translation, Remediation, Spread: The Global Circulation of Comics in Digital Distribution. This Special Collection of The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship will focus on the global circulation of comics in digital forms, from webcomics…[Read more]
Gathering all this news about Charles Monney (París 1830-Madrid 1875) and delving into the details of his professional life have made us consider his contribution to Spanish photography in its first decades. A photographer whose beginnings are linked to the legendary group of passer-by pioneers, somewhat later but who reminds us of photographers…[Read more]
- James Elkins started the topic Online summer reading group on Joyce and Schmidt in the forums: Digital Humanists, Writing Systems, Philosophy, Literary Translation, Irish Literature and Culture, History of Linguistics and Language Study, Global & Transnational Studies, German Literature and Culture, Humanities March.
Announcing a reading group on the limits of the novel
June 6 – August 29
I’d like to invite everyone to an online reading group on Finnegans Wake and Arno Schmidt’s novel Bottom’s Dream. We’ll be focusing on the way both books threaten the narrative of the traditional novel by privileging language, scholarly apparatus, and other material. This p…[Read more]
The ARCHIVER project (Angus & Robertson Collection for Humanities and Education Research), based at Western Sydney University, is developing a model for curating digitally accessible versions of print‐based manuscript collections that has the potential to transform humanities research. Using structured, linked metadata concepts, “Linked Arc…[Read more]
The goal of this paper is twofold: first to define “research data” in a humanities context through a discussion of the ways in which humanities researchers create and aggregate image collections, and second to address the processes by which academic libraries and information professionals can play an active role in supporting the treatment and per…[Read more]
Jenny Grant Rankin deposited Increasing the Impact of Your Research: A Practical Guide to Sharing Your Findings and Widening Your Reach in the group Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
This guide helps researchers in all fields share their findings, knowledge, and ideas effectively and beyond typical silos. By pursuing the
recommendations in this book, researchers can increase the exposure of their work to increase impact. Chapters cover the most effective ways to share readers’ research, such as:
• social media (ma…[Read more]
The early twentieth-century Tasman world (Australia and New Zealand) was a site of literary collaboration and cross-pollination, which has been under-appreciated. As well as there being little scholarship on the subject, histories of publishing and the book trade have largely been written within national frameworks, and even the documentary…[Read more]
Falilat Olu Alabi deposited BEYOND THE BOOK: Public Libraries as Social Prescription Hubs: A case study of a London Public Library in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
Purpose: – The aim of this dissertation is to investigate the impact of public library activities on the health and wellbeing of library users. Concentrating on five library activities; knit and knit, rhyme time, learn my way, reading group and adult craft and calming colouring. It seeks to examine the implementation of the joint action path…[Read more]
Final progress report about the California Open Educational Resources Council’s work with 3 representatives from each of the California State University, University of California, and California Community Colleges, to investigate the efficacy of implementing adoption of OER textbooks and to create a repository of OER textbooks for use in all 3 systems.
Based on its survey responses, the California Open Educational Resources Council identified several impediments to adopting OER textbooks and concluded that rigorous peer review was ultimately the first step towards advocating for adoption of OER textbooks. The Council quickly identified 50 highly-enrolled courses with expensive textbooks across…[Read more]
Amanda Harris started the topic Call For Papers for volume on Music, Dance and the Archive in the discussion Digital Humanists on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Call For Papers for volume on Music, Dance and the Archive Submissions are invited for a proposed volume exploring music, dance and the archive, focusing in particular on Indigenous performance practices around the world. The volume will be edited by Amanda Harris, Jakelin Troy and Linda Barwick, investigators on the ARC funded project…[Read more]
Het streven naar Open Access (OA), de vrije toegang tot wetenschappelijke publicaties, heeft de laatste tijd een nieuw elan gekregen door een aantal initiatieven van overheden en onderzoeksfinanciers. Toch kan men zich de vraag stellen of het niet om oude wijn in nieuwe zakken gaat. Er is al twee decennia sprake van OA – waarom zou er deze keer e…[Read more]
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