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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.

Call for Program Committee Members: ACH2019

The Association for Computers and the Humanities, in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and the University of Pittsburgh issues a call for nominations and self-nominations to serve as a member of the 2019 Program Committee for its first-ever Digital Humanities conference. Held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in Summer 2019, the conference is convened by Association for…Continue reading.

Public Comment Open regarding Financial Scenarios for ADHO

At its yearly meeting on July 10, 2016, the ADHO Steering Committee approved a new governance framework and a new financial model. An Implementation Committee (IC), comprised of Geoffrey Rockwell (Chair), Melissa Terras, Christian-Emil Smith Ore, and Jennifer Guiliano has started to work on a more detailed plan that will help to smooth the way…Continue reading.

ACH 2017 Elections: Call for Nominations

Nominations Due date: Monday, January 15, 2018 The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) invites nominations for the 2017 elections, in which our members will elect: A Vice President/President-Elect, for two consecutive two-year terms (2018-2020 and 2020-2022); and Three Executive Council members for four­-year terms (2018-2022). We seek candidates eager to support and advance…Continue reading.

Slide Show from the Job Slam at the ACH General Meeting

Participants at the Job Slam during ACH’s Annual General Meeting requested that the slides be made available for later use. With apologies for the two week delay, the slides are now available. Many thanks for your patience. Thanks so much to all those who participated and for the enthusiasm and support shown by our membership.…Continue reading.