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.

ACH 2019 Elections: Results

The results of the ACH elections are in! Anna Kijas, Zoe LeBlanc, and Rebecca Sutton-Koeser were elected to serve in the Executive Council for the 2019-2023 term. Their terms will start at the close of the annual summer Executive Council meeting, which will take place at the ACH 2019 conference in Pittsburgh, PA. As always,…Continue reading.

ACH 2019 Elections: Candidate Statements

Below are the statements from our candidates for the ACH 2019 election. We are happy to offer our members a diverse slate of 14 potential candidates for the 3 new regular member spots on the ACH Executive Council (current members here). This year, we do not have any openings for new officers (e.g. President, Secretary).…Continue reading.

ACH @ MLA: Transacting DH: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Collaboration

Session 487Saturday, January 5 at 12:00 PMAcapulco Room, Hyatt RegencyChicago, IL#mla19 #s487 In 2011, Tanya Clement and Dave Lester convened an NEH-supported conversation titled Off the Tracks, which led to the eventual publication of the Collaborators’ Bill of Rights. Prompted by this year’s presidential theme–Textual Transactions–this guaranteed panel supported by the Association for Computer in…Continue reading.

ACH @ MLA: The Porous Scholarly Edition

Co-sponsored with the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions Co-organizers: Susan Brown (MLA Committee for Scholarly Editions) and  Lisa Rhody (Association for Computers and the Humanities)  Date: Friday, January 4, 2019Time: 10:15 – 11:30 AMRoom: Hyatt Regency, Gold CoastSession: 245Social Media: #MLA19 #s245 The following information is also available as a Google Doc, which will be used…Continue reading.