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Managing Editor - Women Writers Project and Digital Humanities Quarterly

The Digital Humanities Quarterly Journal and the Women Writers Project share a position focused on digital editing and publication for these major digital humanities projects. This position is a great opportunity to gain familiarity with the international digital humanities community and with XML-based publication systems, as well as with the details of open-access journal publication. Research interest in digital humanities and prior familiarity with journal publication are both advantages. For both projects, you will be involved in many different aspects of creating digital publications using digital text markup and open-source digital tools. 

  • Location:

    Boston, on-campus and remote work

  • Semester:

    Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025

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  • Project Title

    Women Writers Project and Digital Humanities Quarterly

  • Faculty / Project Lead

    Julia Flanders

  • Project Description

    Digital Humanities Quarterly is the world's leading open-access, peer reviewed journal of digital humanities. It is jointly published by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations and the Association for Computers and the Humanities, and its editorial work is hosted at Northeastern University. It publishes articles on a wide range of topics in digital humanities, including special issues on topics such as minimal computing, race in digital humanities, film studies, and tools criticism (to name some recent topics). Articles are encoded in TEI/XML and published using an open-source publication system. The Women Writers Project is a long-standing digital humanities research project focused on early modern women's writing in English. The WWP publishes Women Writers Online as well as several related open-access collections focused on intertextual connections, periodical reviews, and contextual research.

  • Qualifications Necessary

    For this position, we are looking for strong written communication skills, interest in digital publication, and ability to work independently. Humanities or social science background is strongly preferred. Research interests in digital humanities would be a plus. No prior experience is required but you should be comfortable with learning new digital tools.

  • Hours per Week

    20 Hour Position