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    From: Jennifer Ross <jennifern.ross@utoronto.ca>
    Date: Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 9:58 AM
    Subject: [DHSI] Opportunity: American Quarterly Digital Projects Review
    Editor
    To: Institute@lists.uvic.ca <institute@lists.uvic.ca>

    Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague to be a Digital Projects
    Review Editor for the *American Quarterly*. Digital project reviews carry
    on the traditions and guidelines of book reviewing in the *American
    Quarterly*, including the careful selection of projects based on the
    importance of relevance of their topics, methods, and theories for scholars
    working within the American studies tradition. There are currently two open
    positions.

    Responsibilities include:

    – Identifying reviewers and projects, and working with the existing list of
    both

    – Communicating with reviewers about guidelines, deadlines, and process

    – Communicating with *AQ* editors about upcoming reviews for issues

    – Reviewing and editing the project reviews, and sending them back to
    authors for revisions

    The Digital Projects Review Editors will also have the opportunity to
    review and revise the digital project guidelines to acknowledge that
    digital scholarship is increasingly inseparable from social concerns such
    as race, gender, class, ability, nationality and colonialism.

    This is a 3-year term. Full review guidelines can be found here:

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DjeHZAUtsJPXHtjljzcxJJAvvIyF76dSSSOQezafpS0/edit

    In the past, the time commitment has been minimal–a few hours per month.

    Please send nominations (names and full CVs) to Jennifer Ross (
    jennifern.ross@utoronto.ca) by May 15, 2024*.*

    All the best,

    Jennifer Ross

    on behalf of the ASA DH Caucus

    *—*

    *JENNIFER ROSS*
    Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

    Digital Humanities and Writing

    Woodsworth College
    University of Toronto
    119 St. George Street
    Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A9

    jennifern.ross@utoronto.ca

    *wdw.utoronto.ca (https://wdw.utoronto.ca/) *

    *I wish to acknowledge the land on which the University of Toronto
    operates. For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the
    Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and the Mississaugas of the Credit. Today, this
    meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous people from across
    Turtle Island and I am grateful to have the opportunity to work on this
    land.*

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