Please join the Digital Humanities initiative for these events in Spring 2022. Also check our calendar for a full schedule including DH workshops offered by the Rutgers Library. Note: please check back for updated information; events may be in-person, remote, or hybrid as pandemic circumstances and university policies dictate. NEH Office of Digital Humanities Virtual Visit Friday, January 28, 12:00 p.m. (remote) In this virtual workshop, Elizabeth Tran, Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities’s Office of Digital Humanities, will help us better understand which programs at the NEH can support digital humanities projects (and other digital projects), how to write aRead More →

Doing Labor History Online - Poster

Wednesday, October 27th, 1-3 PM (virtual) Doing Labor History Online: Digital Humanities Skills and Projects Speakers: Andrew Gomez | Associate Professor of History, University of Puget Sound Tobias Higbie | Professor of History; Faculty Chair, Labor Studies; Associate Director, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UCLA Vilja Hulden | Instructor, History, University of Colorado, Boulder What can the field of digital humanities offer to labor historians and scholars in labor studies? How do online mediums provide new opportunities for making academic research on work, class, and political economy, accessible to public audiences beyond the classroom? How can digital humanities methodologies, and corresponding tools, algorithms,Read More →

Friday, October 15, 2021, 11AM to 12:30PM (virtual) The Digital Humanities and Teaching Asian American Studies Jason Chang (Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies; Director of Asian American Studies Institute, UConn) Andrea Kim Neighbors (Manager of Education Initiatives for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center) Lori Kido Lopez (Professor in Media and Cultural Studies; Director of the Asian American Studies Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison) Manan Desai (Associate Professor; Director of A/PIA Studies Program, University of Michigan) In 2021, Make Us Visible New Jersey launched a campaign to advocate for the inclusion of Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American (APIDA) studies in theRead More →

Screenshot of Edison Project Website

The Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate, with an annual salary of $50,000, with experience in Digital Humanities to identify, select, and help implement digital tools that can enhance the usability of the project’s digital book and image editions, make its metadata more accessible, and better integrate its editions. The selective book edition of transcribed and annotated documents is in the process of being transitioned to open-access PDF and EPUB3 formats on Johns Hopkins University Press’s Project Muse while our image edition of more than 154,000 documents uses the Omeka-S platform.  In addition, part of the image edition published originally asRead More →