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Call for Graduate Student and GLAM Committee Members for ACH2019 Program Committee

Recognizing how the digital humanities bridge conventional academic distinctions, The Association of Computers and Humanities (ACH) seek two members to join the organizing committee for the 2019 program committee from across the field, including: those working in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums as well as early-career graduate students with interests in digital scholarship. We are…Continue reading.

ACH Job Slam at the Annual General Meeting at DH2018 in Mexico City on June 28th

The ACH will host a Jobs Slam on Thursday, June 28, 2018 during the ACH’s General Meeting from 12:30 – 2 PM. The exact location of the meeting is still to be determined. Please stay tuned to @achdotorg on Twitter and the DH2018 conference website for information on locations. The Jobs Slam is a lively event and…Continue reading.

Sign up for the Newcomer’s Dinner at DH2018 – Wednesday, June 27th

Are you new to the DH community or to digital humanities conferences? Join a small group of newbies and ACH/DH old-timers at a local restaurant and make scholarly connections and new friendships. Dinners will happen the evening of Wednesday, 27 June, with parties departing after the poster session. The poster session ends at 7pm. Group…Continue reading.

Announcing DH2018 ACH Scholarships

Seeking to foster stronger collaborations with colleagues in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America, this year, ACH supported the participation of ten early career scholars at DH2018. The following scholars will receive the award: Melanie Walsh (US) “Tweets of a Native Son: James Baldwin, #BlackLivesMatter, and Networks of Textual Recirculation.” Sandra Leticia Reyes Alvarez (Mexico)…Continue reading.

ACH2019 Program Committee

The Association for Computers and the Humanities, in conjunction with our partners at Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and the University of Pittsburgh are delighted to announce the program committee for the ACH2019 conference: Heather Froehlich, Digital Scholarship Fellow in Text Analysis and an Assistant Librarian at Penn State University. Patrick Juola, Professor of Computer Science in the…Continue reading.

ACH Paid Communications Internship

The Association for Computers and the Humanities seeks applicants for a paid Communications internship. The intern will work with the ACH Executive to write blog posts and announcements about ACH and the broader digital humanities community; monitor and update ACH’s social media presence; assist in maintenance of its website; and perform other communications-related responsibilities. The…Continue reading.

2018 Election Results Announced

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2018 ACH election, in which three new executive council members and a Vice President/President-Elect were elected. Kathleen Fitzpatrick was elected to serve as our next Vice President in 2018-2020, followed by a term as President in 2020-2022. Paige Morgan, Angel David Nieves, and Lauren Tilton were…Continue reading.

ACH2018 Elections: Candidate Statements

Below are the statements from our candidates for the ACH2018 election. Executive Candidates (in alphabetical order by last name): Ashley Byock Biography: Ashley Byock is an Associate Professor of English and founding director of the Digital Humanities Social Justice Initiative (DH/SJI) at Edgewood College, a small liberal arts college in Madison, Wisconsin. I founded this program…Continue reading.

Call for Participation: MLA Panel Transacting DH: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Collaboration

In 2011, Tanya Clement and Doug Reside convened an NEH-supported conversation titled Off the Tracks, which led to the eventual publication of the Collaborators’ Bill of Rights. Prompted by this year’s presidential theme–Textual Transactions–this guaranteed MLA 2019 panel supported by the Association for Computer in the Humanities (ACH) will address questions of “transaction” as a…Continue reading.

Call for Participation: The Porous Scholarly Edition

This is a joint session proposed by the Association for Computers and the Humanities and the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions; official CFP here: https://apps.mla.org/cfp_detail_11429 Has the scholarly edition become more porous as a result of the digital turn? This panel seeks reflections and provocations on the way that the boundaries of scholarly editions have…Continue reading.