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The ACH Co-Vice President Experiment

Following the announcement of the 2020 ACH elections results, we are publishing a post that explains how we arrived at the experiment in co-vice presidency on which ACH will embark this summer. When Quinn Dombrowski and Roopika Risam discovered they were running against each other for ACH Vice President/President Elect, it could have been awkward…Continue reading.

ACH 2020 Elections Results

The Association for Computers and the Humanities is pleased to announce the results of our 2020 elections. As in previous years, the candidate slate was exceptional, and we are grateful to so many digital humanities practitioners for stepping up and being willing to work at the organizational level. The 2020-24 ACH Executive Council members are,…Continue reading.

ACH 2020 Elections: Candidate Statements

Below are the statements from our candidates for the ACH 2020 election. This year, we will elect three Executive Council representatives and a Vice President/President Elect. Elections will begin at midday GMT on March 9, 2020 and end at midnight GMT on March 23, 2020. Executive Council Representatives The four-year terms for the Executive Council…Continue reading.

Welcome New Liaisons (2020-21)

The Affiliation and Liaisons Committee issued a call for liaison volunteers in November 2019 and we received a number of expressions of interest from members of our community! In this informal, but important role, the liaison volunteers will work with this Committee to advance the mission of ACH through communication, outreach, and partnerships with digital…Continue reading.

2021 ACH Conference in Houston, TX

The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is pleased to announce that the location of its next conference, scheduled for the summer of 2021, will be Houston, Texas! In the last decade or so, as many in the digital humanities (DH) community are aware, Texas has emerged as a productive hub of DH activities,…Continue reading.

Call for Liaison Volunteers

The ACH Affiliation and Liaisons Committee is seeking liaison volunteers! As a liaison volunteer, you would work with this committee’s members to advance the mission of the ACH and its membership through communication and partnerships with communities engaged in digital humanities. Communities might include professional organizations, regional digital humanities group or networks, and other local…Continue reading.

ACH-Supported Student Experiences at ACH 2019 in Pittsburgh

The Association for Computers and the Humanities was delighted to support the participation of  early career scholars in the ACH2019 conference held in Pittsburgh, PA. We thank these students for their participation in the conference and for reflecting upon their experiences in the posts below: Kyle Bickoff (U.S.) – “’Not Exceeding Ten Miles Square’: A…Continue reading.

Call for Nominations: ACH Executive Council Representatives & Vice-President/President-Elect

Due date for nominations (name, email address): December 1st, 2019 Due date for candidate materials (2 written answers): December 15, 2019 The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) is a major U.S.-based professional society for the digital humanities. The ACH seeks nominations for three new Executive Council representatives and for the position of Vice-President/President…Continue reading.

ACH Guidelines for Assessment of Digital Scholarship in Tenure and Promotion

ACH Guidelines for Assessment of Digital Scholarship in Tenure and Promotion This document was prepared by the Executive Board of the ACH during the Fall and Spring of 2015-16. Feedback from the community was solicited in the summer of 2016, and incorporated over the following months. Introduction Following the lead of scholarly societies in some…Continue reading.

ACH2019 AGM Meeting Notes

July 26, 2019 ACH2019 conference in Pittsburgh, PA. ADHO governance updates ADHO has been undergoing major structural change in the last 5 years ACH is a Constituent Organization of ADHO — other COs are regional, linguistically based (Humanistica), and/or other (CenterNet) ADHO is growing; mutliple organizations have expressed interest; these discussions are ongoing Over the…Continue reading.