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Call for Nominations: ACH Executive Council

Due Date for Nominations – 12/15/2020 ACH seeks three new Executive Council Representatives to serve a 4-year term (2021-2024) What does an ACH Executive Council Representative do? In your role as an elected Executive Council Representative you have opportunities to form and serve on committees that promote the interests of the membership. Committees include but…Continue reading.

Introducing “Portraits in DH”

— Patricia Hswe, ACH Communications and Outreach Officer This past summer, in the wake of nationwide protests against police brutality and the murder of George Floyd, the ACH Executive Council published a statement expressing our solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement.  We are committed to strengthening our anti-racist practices in Association governance, in the activities that…Continue reading.

CFP: ACH Mentorship Working Group

Description The ACH invites applications to participate in a one-year mentorship program for graduate students interested in digital humanities work in and around the academy, including libraries, archives, museums, teaching, and research. This program will bring together a cohort of 5-10 Masters and PhD students interested in the digital humanities for a one-year mentorship program…Continue reading.

Now available: a guide towards anti-racist technical terminology

This summer, ACH issued a statement on Black Lives Matter, structural racism and the measures the organization intends to take in order to further its anti-racist goals. Among other actions, we committed ourselves to developing a guide to help DH centers, labs, developers, and other technologists be mindful of racially-charged technical terminology (slave/master, whitelist/blacklist, etc.)…Continue reading.

ACH and Humanist

Humanist has long been an important resource for members of the ACH community. Willard McCarty has recently made the decision to end its relationship with ACH. We regret that this relationship has come to an end, and we wish the Humanist community well in the future.

ACH Discussion: DH Mentoring

Join ACH Exec Council members for the first in a discussion series on mentoring and professional development in digital humanities. This session, from 4-5 PM Eastern / 3-4 PM Central / 1-2 PM Pacific on September 22nd, will feature short statements from Quinn Dombrowski (Stanford University), Angel David Nieves (Northeastern University), and Brandon Walsh (University…Continue reading.

RFP, Racial Justice Consultant

The Association for Computers and the Humanities is an international scholarly society in operation since 1978 (more info and history). ACH recently issued a statement on Black Lives Matter, structural racism, and the measures the organization intends to take in order to further its anti-racist goals. Chief among those goals is engaging a paid external…Continue reading.

New ACH Liaison Volunteers

Welcome to our newest group of ACH liaison volunteers from regional digital humanities groups! These folks will work with the Affiliation & Liaisons Committee to advance the mission of ACH through communication, outreach, and partnerships with digital humanities-centric communities, groups, and organizations.  Hélène Huet is the European Studies Librarian at the University of Florida (UF)…Continue reading.

ACH Statement on Black Lives Matter, Structural Racism, and Our Organization

The Association for Computers and the Humanities stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest movement. ACH Statement on Black Lives Matter, Structural Racism, and Our Organization

DH Q&A: What’s New?

The Digital Humanities Questions & Answers site, a scholarly forum that was active from 2010 to 2018 and was lost due to server problems, is now available as a static archive at dhanswers.ach.org, thanks to work by Infrastructure Committee members Rebecca Sutton Koeser, Amanda Visconti, and Zoe LeBlanc.  All original URLs under http://digitalhumanities.org/answers/ now resolve to equivalent content…Continue reading.