Animating Text

What is ATNU?

Animating Text Newcastle University (ATNU) is a digital collaboration between scholarly editors based in humanities disciplines and the Digital Institute that sets out to create new ways in which readers/users can interact with texts [...]

What is Digital Editing?

Digital editing or, to be precise, Scholarly Digital Editing, shares many of the same goals as traditional print-based Scholarly Editing. Patrick Sahle, for example, proposes the following definition [...]


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Professor Bruce R. Smith to join ATNU on a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship

Professor Bruce R. Smith and Professor Jennifer Richards have been awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship grant. Professor Smith will join ATNU and Newcastle for two semesters over two years.

What is a Text in the Digital Age II

What changed with the introduction of digital technologies in scholarly editing?

Virtual Speaker Series 2020/2021 #1

Professor Elaine Treharne join us for the first virtual speaker series of 2020/2021 for an inspiring talk on textual representation, Beowulf, and beautiful books.

ATNU at CAKE 15: Digital Archives

ATNU will be participating in the next CAKE event on Thursday 25th of January. The theme is 'Digital Archives'.

Coding for Humanists

ATNU is launching a study group dedicated to learning how to code for Humanities' research. No previous knowledge of coding required.

Visiting Speaker Series #1

ATNU is launching a new visiting speaker series, bringing guests from across the DH spectrum and beyond. The first speaker in the series is Dr. Raffaele Viglianti (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities)

ATNU/IES Virtual Speaker Series 2020/2021 #2

Professor Ted Underwood join us for the second event in the ATNU/IES speaker series for an interesting discussion on how computerised approaches may or may not have changed literary theory.

ATNU Discussion Lunch #4

Dr Lauren Ackerman (SELLL) will lead the fourth ATNU discussion lunch next Thursday. She will be talking about 'Words as maths: How dataviz might contribute to analysis of texts'.

ATNU/IES Virtual Speaker Series 2020/2021 #3

Professor Katherine Bode joins us for the third event in our Virtual Speaker Series. Katherine will talk about Computational Modelling, Data Representation and Performative Materiality

AHRC National Productivity Investment Fund Studentships

Do you want to do a funded PhD in digital editing at Newcastle University?

Computer Vision and the digital humanities: a hands-on workshop

An opportunity to learn about Computer Vision and its uses with Dr Giles Bergel

What is editing in the digital age?

This coming 12th of June, ATNU will host a symposium on 'What is editing in the digital age?'

ATNU/IES Virtual Speaker Series 2020/2021 #4

Professor Martin Paul Eve joins us for the fourth event in our Virtual Speaker Series. Martin will talk to us about computation and literary study.

Manuscripts after Print (MaP): new AHRC-funded project starts

Aditi Nafde's research project 'Manuscripts after Print', in partnership with ATNU, has been awarded AHRC funding and is about to begin.

ATNU/IES Virtual Speaker Series 2020/2021 #5

Professor Roopika Risam joins us for the fifth event in our Virtual Speaker Series.

Textual editing in the digital age

Newcastle University and the Institute of English Studies are running a 5-day workshop about editing in the digital age.

Introduction to Stylometry Workshop

The Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute (NUHRI) is organising a 2-day workshop on introduction to stylometry. 11-12 April, free registration!

Machine Learning and Digital Humanities

Newcastle will host an evening round table discussion about machine learning and digital humanities. The round table will take place on the 5th of September and is supported by ATNU and NUHRI.

New year, new look

The ATNU website has been re-designed for the 2019/2020 academic year, with new colours, new sections, and a flurry of activity in the pipeline.

The Greatest Digital Tool (you've never heard of)

ATNU is launching an year long competition to find The Greatest Digital Tool (you've never heard of). Get involved by nominating your favourite digital tool now!

Research Associate -- Job opportunity

ATNU is looking for a part-time research associate to help develop one of our projects

Going live!

ATNU is going live!

ATNU/IES Textual Editing in the Digital Age Workshop

Registrations for the second edition of the Textual Editing in the Digital Age workshop, co-organised by ATNU and IES are now open

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ATNU/IES TEDA Workshop cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus outbreak, we will have to cancel the Textual Editing in the Digital Age Workshop.