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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.

ACH Job Slam at the Annual General Meeting @ 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

The ACH will host a Jobs Slam on Thursday, August 10th, at the ACH Annual General Meeting during the DH 2017 Conference in Montréal. The exact location of the meeting is still to be determined. Please stay tuned to @achdotorg on Twitter and the DH2017 conference website for information on locations. The Jobs Slam is a lively…Continue reading.

ACH’s Newcomers’ Dinner at the 2017 DH Conference in Montreal

Is this your first or second time at the Digital Humanities conference? Are you new to the DH community? Join a small group of newbies and DH old-timers at a local Montreal restaurant and make scholarly connections and new friendships. It’s not only for members of the ACH! The dinners will happen the evening of Wednesday, 9…Continue reading.

Call for Program Committee Members for Digital Humanities 2019

The Association for Computers and the Humanities issues a call for nominations and self-nominations to serve as one of two representatives to the 2019 Program Committee for the Alliance for Digital Humanities Organizations’ annual Digital Humanities conference. Held in Utrecht, Netherlands in Summer 2019, the conference is convened by the global member organizations of ADHO.…Continue reading.

All Our Ideas for DH

What can the ACH do for you this year? Where can we focus our efforts to improve the digital humanities more broadly? We’d love your input! Help us decide by visiting allourideas.org/ach to vote on existing ideas and add new ones. The ACH Executive Council will use your feedback to plan and prioritize what we do…Continue reading.

Working with Governmental and Endangered Data

The Digital Library Federation (DLF)’s new working group on Government Records Transparency and Accountability is bringing together a cross-disciplinary group of practitioners in collaborations designed to help effectively address the shifting landscape of preservation and access regarding government archives, records and data in the United States – and abroad. (An introduction to the group by…Continue reading.

CfP for MLA 2018: Printable Pedagogy and 3D Theses

Over the last decade, at roughly the same time that digital humanities methods and tools have appeared in language and literature classrooms and research, universities have made investments in 3D printing and makerspaces. And in a similar way to digital humanities, those working in modern languages might not immediately see how they could use fabrication…Continue reading.