News

An Open Letter, and Resources on Net Neutrality

Today, 33 presidents, chairs, founders, leaders, and editors of 27 major, international digital humanities scholarly organizations and platforms joined together in an open letter to American FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. The effort was spearheaded by the US-based Association for Computers and the Humanities, and our joint letter urges the FCC to preserve “the fundamental character…Continue reading.

Call For Proposals to Host Digital Humanities 2016

The call for proposals to host Digital Humanities 2016, the annual, joint conference of the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (of which ACH is a founding member) has been posted on ADHO’s website, with expressions of interest to be made as soon as possible to ADHO Conference Coordinating Committee chair, John Nerbonne. The 2014…Continue reading.

Call for Papers: Special “DH 2013” issue of LLC

LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities will publish a special issue of top papers from Digital Humanities 2013, the annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, held this summer at the University of Nebraska.  We invite submissions from anyone who presented at the meeting, including those who gave long and…Continue reading.

An ACH Survey on Travel Funding

Ahead of the annual Digital Humanities conference and our summer ACH executive council meeting, we’re wondering: how well-supported are your DH-related travels?

Please take a moment to answer this brief survey!

ACH Events at DH 2013

The annual Digital Humanities conference is an opportunity for the ACH to pursue in-person many of the initiatives that we support more virtually during the year. We hope you’ll be able to join us for some or all of our events at DH2013 in Nebraska! See our FULL LISTING of activities, including a jobs slam, pedagogy lightning talks, mentorship mixer, newcomers’ dinners, and more!

Help us promote DH work!

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites applications for the position of publications liaison, a volunteer position to help increase the visibility of the association’s journals and other publications.

ACH mourns Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen

Like many in the global DH community, members of the ACH Executive Council were saddened to learn of the death of our friend Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen, chair of ALLC, the European Association for Digital Humanities.

New membership rate for 2013!

Great news for students, early-career professionals, and unwaged or low-waged independent scholars!

You can now join ACH as a joint ADHO member at the extremely low cost of $25.

ACH advocacy news

Today, the ACH is celebrating a very favorable ruling for digital research and fair use in a United States district court. This summer, we joined a group of 46 digital humanities scholars in filing two amicus briefs in lawsuits related to digitization of in-copyright and orphaned works in the Google Books and HathiTrust corpora.

ACH Agenda-Setting: Next Steps

Last month, the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) began an experiment in grassroots idea-generation and transparent agenda-setting.