EVENT: Northeast Institutional Repository Day 2020 (NIRD20)

The second annual Northeast Institutional Repository Day will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2020 (time TBD) and will feature a keynote from Martha Whitehead, Vice President for the Harvard Library and University Librarian, and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. NIRD20 is “a free event that brings together all ...

EVENT: #DLFteach Twitter Chat: Engaging in the work of anti-racism in your library

Join the DLF Pedagogy working group for a Twitter chat (#DLFteach) about “Engaging in the work of anti-racism in your library” on Tuesday, October 20  8-9 p.m. Eastern / 7-8 p.m. Central. From the announcement: According to ALA’s 2017 Strategic Plan, “Libraries play a crucial role in empowering diverse populations for full participation in a democratic ...

EVENT: Open and Engaged Conference 2020: Inequities in Scholarly Communications

In honor of Open Access Week, the British Library is hosting its Open and Engaged Conference (#OpenEngaged2020), a free, one-day event focused on “Inequities in Scholarly Communications.” From the program description: Working in scholarly communications, we tend to assume that ‘Open’ is a good thing. We espouse the various benefits of openness, such as: free ...

EVENT: Digital Library Federation Forum 2020

The Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum has released its 2020 conference program. This year, the Forum will take place virtually, 9-13 November. Registration is now open, and is free. For those new to dh+lib, “the DLF Forum welcomes digital library, archives, and museum practitioners from member institutions and beyond—for whom it serves as a meeting ...

EVENTS: Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities

Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities is a new reading group / talk show hosted by Quinn Dombrowski (Stanford University) and Liz Grumbach (Arizona State University), which “brings together DH scholars from around the world in the virtual space of Animal Crossing, in order to discuss something new: a new article, a new project, a new ...

EVENT: Multilingualism, Translation, Directionality in Global Medieval Digital Humanities

Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities and the Global Middle Ages Project is hosting a virtual panel on, “Multilingualism, Translation, Directionality in Global Medieval Digital Humanities,” which will take place on 16 October at 11:00am Central / 12:00pm Eastern / 4:00pm UTC. New technologies allow us to experience the past more intimately than humans have ...

EVENT: Conference: Resources and Visibility in the Digital Humanities

The Digital Humanities Initiative at the University of Illinois at Chicago is hosting their inaugural conference, “Resources and Visibility in the Digital Humanities,”  to take place online October 22 though 23, 2020. The conference, which “will gather an exciting range of speakers across the disciplines to discuss the place of race, class, and sexuality in ...

EVENT: Immersive Scholar Symposium: Data, Surveillance, and Privacy (NC State)

The NC State University Libraries, with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host a virtual mini-symposium about surveillance architecture, the attention economy, and data privacy in online spaces. The symposium will be the conclusion of a creative residency with Sneakaway Studio’s Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy, where they adapted their browser-based game Tally Saves the Internet into ...

EVENT: Digital Humanities Conference on Collaboration (UBC-V)

Sponsored by the University of British Columbia Vancouver (UBC-V) Public Humanities Hub, the lab’s inaugural Digital Humanities Conference will take place virtually from 28-31 October 2020, and will be centered on the theme of Collaboration: Collaborations of one kind or another are at the heart of most digital humanities projects: collaborations between researchers, between disciplines, ...

EVENT: Data Practices Conference (Stanford University)

Hosted by Giovanna Ceserani, Chiara Sabatti, and Nicole Coleman at Stanford University, the “Data Practices” conference will take place 2 October 2020, and aims to address, “how data science, digital humanities, and libraries address sources, methods, and meaning.” The conference will feature three plenary talks on 2 October from thought leaders in data science, the ...

EVENT: Spectrums of DH at McGill University

Digital Humanities at McGill has announced a virtual speaker series, Spectrums of DH. Inspired by Professor Stéfan Sinclair’s legacy of DH Initiatives, the series features talks from renowned DH scholars and researchers from around the world. All events are free and open to the public via Zoom. The series will run from September 17th, 2020 through ...