Postdoctoral researcher, Donna Maria Alexander has published a article in RTÉ Brainstorm titled “Wikipedians are the Beach Cleaners of the Internet.” Donna discusses how she embeds Wikipedia editing in curriculum and assessment design as well as in public outreach events like the recent Art+Feminism event. Donna also links this with a pedagogical idea by Mike … [Read more…]
The Boole Library currently have a display of archival materials related to Frederick Douglass in their Rare Books Reading Room. If you cannot visit this fascinating resource in person, you can view the online display. It includes a Dublin printing of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. This comes soon after DARIAH … [Read more…]
We are hosting an Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon in University College Cork in collaboration with Wikimedia Ireland on the 10th March 2018 from 12pm to 3pm in the Digital Humanities Space on the Fourth Floor of the Food Science Building. More information is available HERE and HERE. Here are a few ways that you can get involved … [Read more…]
The following job opportunities have come up in DARIAH. Click the links below to learn more about each position: Part-Time Board Member (application closing date, 9th March) Outreach Officer (application closing date, 19th March) Secretary General (application closing date, 4th April). Learn more about DARIAH here.
The deadline for Embedding Digital Literacies in HEIs is extended until the 30th of March 2018. Check out the CFP HERE. The conference takes place in University College Cork on the 21st and 22nd of June 2018. There are bursaries available up to a value of €300. Details on how to apply for one of … [Read more…]
You can read a short synopsis of the #DouglassDay Transcribe-a-thon HERE on the Community Engagement Working Group’s (DARIAH VCC2 working group) blog. The event took place in UCC on the 14th of February in conjunction with the Colored Conventions Project, the Smithsonian Transcripton Centre and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The … [Read more…]
Today is the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass, and DARIAH Ireland have sponsored a Transcribe-a-thon of the Freedmen’s Bureau Papers. The event will take place simultaneously with over 40 institutions around the world. Click HERE to access a range of useful resources for those of you who would like to join us later today. The … [Read more…]
We are pleased to announce that we are hosting a conference on “Digital Literacies in HEIs” in University College Cork on the 21st and 22nd of June 2018. The conference is organised by Donna Alexander and Orla Murphy and will be free of charge! The CFP for this event is available here. We are delighted … [Read more…]