Shield logo for Digital Scholarship Group



  • Call for Papers: 2023 Greater Boston Digital Research & Pedagogy Symposium

    Proposals are due February 17. Cross-posted from Programs in Digital Humanities at MIT. The Programs in Digital Humanities at MIT invite submissions for participation in a one-day symposium of Boston-area scholars, teachers, researchers, librarians, and all combinations thereof engaged with using or... Continue reading →

  • 2021-2022 Discovery Series Recap

    The 2021-2022 Harvard Discovery Series built on the strong slate of talks from 2020-21. While campus COVID restrictions gradually loosened throughout the year, we focused on running a consistently virtual Discovery Series, which allowed us to broaden our community to feature new speakers and reach a... Continue reading →

  • Multiple SHARIAsource and Program in Islamic Law Digital Humanities and Data Science Positions

    The Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School is currently hiring multiple positions to support their digital humanities and data science initiatives. Some listed deadlines have passed but application forms will continue to accept rolling applications until the application forms are closed. Harva... Continue reading →

  • Harvard Library Love Data Week 2022

    Originally posted at Data is for everyone! Wait ... data are for everyone? Either way, Love Data Week 2022 is about how different folks use data. If you haven't participated before, International Love Data Week is... Continue reading →

  • Spring 2021 Discovery Series Recap

    Just over a year ago, running an entirely virtual speaker series would have sounded crazy, but like all other areas of our work and personal lives which were upended by COVID, we pressed on and made it happen. While the DSSG and our collaborators look forward to welcoming you back to Cabot for in-pe... Continue reading →

  • Machine Learning with Visual Materials

    Last Wednesday the DSSG hosted two excellent events related to machine learning and images, attracting nearly 150 virtual attendees between them. We first heard from Ben Lee, who presented "Newspaper Navigator: Re-Imagining Digitized Newspapers with Machine Learning" as the third talk in the Spring... Continue reading →

  • Fall 2020 Discovery Series Recap

    The Harvard Discovery Series is a collaboration between the DSSG and Cabot Science Library which brings scholars on the frontiers of digital knowledge-making to a Harvard audience in an intimate and interactive setting. These presentations demonstrate the unifying potential of digital methods and to... Continue reading →

  • Alberto Cairo on Data Visualization: Reasons, not Rules

    The 2020 Harvard Discovery Series kicked off in great style with a presentation by renowned data visualization expert Alberto Cairo, a journalist, designer, and the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami. In his talk "Data Visualization: Reasons, ... Continue reading →

  • HMS: Great Data Cleanup Campaign

    Interested in learning more about research data management? Check out Harvard Countway Library of Medicine's "Great Data Cleanup Campaign," a series of online short seminars (30 min) that teach best practices for data management from research and library experts. You'll receive resources and tips to... Continue reading →

  • Multiple Digital Humanities / Data Science RA Positions (Program in Islamic Law) Professor Intisar Rabb and the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School are accepting applications for summer 2020 research assistants. The position descriptions are given below. Interested students can submit their applications via Formstack, and any questi... Continue reading →