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Launch Party for the Journal of Embodied Research, Weds 8 Feb 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-23
Launch Party for the Journal of Embodied Research, Weds 8 Feb 2017

Birkbeck, University of London, the Open Library of Humanities, and the University of Huddersfield will be co-hosting a launch party in Bloomsbury, London for the Journal of Embodied Research. Join us in celebrating the launch of this important new video essay journal on the Open Library of Humanities' publishing platform – the party will take place on Wednesday 8th February, 6-8pm in The [...]

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CFP: What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-23
CFP: What’s Left? Marxism, Literature and Culture in the 21st Century / Deadline: 20 March, 2017

The crisis and collapse of Marxism as the dominant paradigm of left intellectual thought undoubtedly remains one of the most seismic shifts in the ideological history of the late twentieth century. With the collapse of actually existing socialism in the Soviet Union, the pressure of postmodern concepts, and the rise of new social protest movements in the spheres of  race, gender, and sexual [...]

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Boston University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-05
Boston University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Boston University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Boston University is a major research institution seeking knowledge and creating breakthroughs in everything from African studies to zebrafish genetics. The University is a member of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only group of 62 of [...]

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OLH digitally preserved in CLOCKSS

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2017-01-04
OLH digitally preserved in CLOCKSS

Although our platform has been part of the network for some time, we are very happy to announce the formal inclusion of the Open Library of Humanities in the CLOCKSS digital preservation system. CLOCKSS is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, international, and geographically distributed [...]

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Bielefeld University Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-16
Bielefeld University Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Bielefeld University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Bielefeld University was founded in 1969 with an explicit research assignment and a mission to provide high-quality research-oriented teaching. Today it encompasses 13 faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines in the humanities, natural [...]

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University of Zurich joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-14
University of Zurich joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Zurich has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Zurich is one of the leading research universities in Europe and offers the widest range of study courses in Switzerland. The University is a leading player on the European research scene, and in many areas ranks among the very best [...]

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Whitworth Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-09
Whitworth Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Whitworth Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1890, Whitworth is a private, residential, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Whitworth’s mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of mind and heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow [...]

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CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-30
CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

We’re delighted to announce the call for contributions for our fifth symposium, Utopia After the Human, to be held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from the 11-12th April 2017. It is free to attend and bursaries are available. Read on for more details… (this call is available as a.pdf) Call for Contributions What subjectivities exist within, against and beyond [...]

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Article published in OLH/Birkbeck Journal, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-28
Article published in OLH/Birkbeck Journal, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

We are delighted to announce that Professor Jason Camlot has won the prestigious Donald Gray Prize for best Victorian Studies essay from the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) for his article published in 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century (issue 21). The article ‘Historicist Audio Forensics: The Archive of Voices as Repository of Material and [...]

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University of British Columbia Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-18
University of British Columbia Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of British Columbia Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. UBC consistently ranks as one of the world’s top research universities. Globally connected, UBC attracts the highest calibre of research faculty and students and more than $500 million in research funding each year. The Open Library [...]

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University of Oklahoma Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-31
University of Oklahoma Libraries join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Oklahoma Libraries have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. OU’s Norman undergraduate population is just over 20,000, giving students a major university experience in a private college [...]

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Ensuring the Broadest Access to Humanities Research: Adelphi University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-25
Ensuring the Broadest Access to Humanities Research: Adelphi University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Adelphi University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university relentlessly dedicated to student success. First-rate teaching, scholarship and creative endeavor lie at the heart of an Adelphi world-class academic experience. As a leader in higher [...]

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New OLH Poster: The Muybridge Poster

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-20
New OLH Poster: The Muybridge Poster

The third poster in our series is now available! Following the success of our first two posters – the Victorian Poster and the Constructivist Poster – the new Muybridge Poster showcases the OLH's commitment to supporting the publication of audio visual content including video essays, film clips, and music clips and other audio files. We are grateful to our fantastic graphic designer, Becky [...]

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Florida State University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-18
Florida State University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Florida State University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. FSU takes great pride in its ability to provide supportive environments for the exploration of all types of ideas; and with approximately $200 million in research expenditures each year, and more than 50 prominent research centers and institutes [...]

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Video Journal of Embodied Research to Launch on OLH Platform

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-17
Video Journal of Embodied Research to Launch on OLH Platform

We are extremely pleased to announce that the new Journal of Embodied Research is to launch on the Open Library of Humanities platform. This will be the first peer reviewed video essay journal to be published for a broad scholarly readership. The editorial advisory board is led by a leading early career researcher Dr Ben Spatz, Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance at the [...]

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