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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.

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.