EVENT: Global Digital Humanities Symposium

Registration is now open for the sixth annual Global Digital Humanities Symposium, hosted by Digital Humanities at Michigan State University. Happening April 12-15, this free virtual symposium features a broad range of topics and speakers, including:

  • The Programming Historian: A Global Case Study in Multilingual Open Access and DH Tutelage/Instruction
  • Convergences of Past and Present in Games and Social Media
  • Closing Collection Gaps
  • Collaborative and Community-based Scholarship
  • Power and Equity in Digital Systems
  • The Articulation of #BorderlandsDH through Micro Approaches and Local Practices
  • Layers of Power and Difference: Structures, Agencies, and Gaze
  • Ecologies and Modalities of Text
  • Multilingual Pedagogy in the Digital Humanities Classroom: Case Studies from 2020
  • Digital, Social, and Interpretive Shifts: Imagining History and Text
  • Concurrent project showcase

The keynote speakers are:

  • Chao Tayiana Maina (founder of African Digital Heritage, a co-founder of the Museum of British Colonialism and a co-founder of the Open Restitution Africa project), “History is hiding – Digital humanities and the formulation of historical empathy in archival practice”
  • Gimena del Rio Riande (Researcher at the Seminario de Edicion y Crítica Textual of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council), “Equity in Digital Access and Digital Humanities in Latin America”

See the full schedule and program abstracts. The symposium will also be livestreamed at go.cal.msu.edu/globaldh and conversation is encouraged at #msuglobaldh. Registration deadline is April 5.

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