The Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium will be holding its second annual conference, “Social Justice and Online Activism.” This conference will be held virtually on Zoom in two half-day sessions on 25-26 February 2021.
From the call:
We encourage participation from the broader digital humanities communities, including undergraduate and graduate students, college and university faculty, independent scholars, community members, librarians, archivists, and technologists. Within the larger theme of Social Justice and Online Activism, we encourage submissions within the following areas:
- Race and Racial Inequities
- Social Media and Mobilization
- Automating Inequality (cf. Automating Inequality; e.g. flaws of fraud detection, decision-support software vis-a-vis inequality)
- Algorithmic Bias (cf. Algorithms of Oppression)
- Bias in AI and Machine Learning
- Digital Archives Power (cf. Archives Power)
- Cybertypes (cf. Nakamura’s Cybertypes)
- Crowdsourcing DH projects
- Hashtag activism
- Inclusive DH pedagogy
- DH for social good
Proposal types include, 20-minute individual presentations, 1-hour panels, 5-minute lightning rounds, and 45-minute How I Made This. Submissions will be accepted through 11:59pm ET on 31 November 2020.
This post was produced through a cooperation between Anton Angelo, Carla Brooks, Beyza Topuz Demir, Lina Marie Harper, Heather Rogers, Rekesha Spellman, and Rebekah Walker (Editors-at-large for the week), Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara (Editor for the week), and Caitlin Christian-Lamb, Linsey Ford, Ian Goodale, and Pamella Lach (dh+lib Review Editors).