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The call for proposals for the 2024 Digital Pedagogy Institute (DPI) is now open. The goal of DPI 2024 is to create a virtual space that allows participants to explore diverse approaches to digital pedagogy from a variety of perspectives, including those of undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, librarians, educational developers, and technologists. Proposals are due by April 19, 2024. The conference is scheduled for August 13-15, 2024.
The Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin is hosting Dr. Ian Gregory for a lecture, “Spatial Humanities & Deep Mapping: New Approaches to Understanding the Historical Geographies of the English Lake District”. Extracting geographical information from textual sources and using them to present new knowledge from these sources are major challenges within the spatial and digital humanities; Dr. Gregory will present a variety of approaches to doing this based on a corpus of writing about the English Lake District from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. The virtual lecture is scheduled for March 4, 2024 from 12:00 to 1:30 PM CST. This event is free to attend however registration is required.
Are you ever frustrated by what is missing from Wikipedia? Are you interested in women’s history and queer history in Canada? This Wikipedia Editathon is being offered as a partnership between the Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada project, The Humanities Data Lab, and the University of Ottawa’s DHToolbox series in celebration of International Women’s Day. A virtual training and practice session is scheduled for March 4, 2024 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM EST. The official editathon is scheduled for March 8, 2024 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM EST. The event is free to attend however registration is required.
Dr. Bryan Carter, Director of the Digital Humanities Center at University of Arizona, will be delivering an inaugural keynote, “Reimagining a Collaborative, Sustainable Student-Focused Digital Humanities Initiative”, for DH@UH, a program for the University of Houston’s Digital Humanities Core Facility. The virtual keynote is scheduled for March 5, 2024 at 11:00 AM CST. The event is free to attend however registration is required.
The call for proposals to a special session at MLA 2025, “Prompt Engineering as Rhetoric, Literary Criticism, and Creative Writing”, is now open. The session invites submissions that engage with how the deliberate design of prompts can serve as a critical and creative intervention in reconfiguring the relationship between AI and humans. Proposals are due by March 10, 2024. MLA 2025 is scheduled for January 9-12, 2025 in New Orleans.
The IIIF Consortium is pleased to announce two travel scholarships to attend the 2024 IIIF Annual Conference. The scholarship will provide up to $2,000 in travel funds to recipients with the goal of fostering a conference environment that reflects the diversity of the wider IIIF Community. Applications are due by March 18, 2024. The IIIF Conference is scheduled for June 4-7, 2024 in Los Angeles, CA.
“Critical Toolkits for Crowdsourcing and Community Engagement” is a workshop that explores the process of organizing programs and digital projects that invite school and community groups to help enrich digitized archives. This workshop is designed for teams who may wish to develop crowdsourcing transcription projects to invite communities to participate in the work of developing electronic editions. Along with exploring the most popular crowdsourcing platforms, there will be time in the workshop to start thinking practically about developing your projects and programs. The virtual workshop is scheduled for March 21, 2024 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM EST. The event is free to attend however registration is required.
This workshop will teach participants how to use CollectionBuilder-Sheets (SHEETS) to create a free digital collection website that encourages browsing and contextualizing items through timelines, maps, and word cloud visualizations. SHEETS enables users to build digital collections directly from a Google Sheet of metadata. No programming experience or software installation is required for this workshop. The virtual workshop is scheduled for March 6, 2024 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM EST. The event is free to attend however registration is required.
The “Ethical Community Archiving: Tools for Meaningful Partnerships” workshop aims to equip participants with the tools and resources necessary for fostering partnerships and community relations to advance preservation efforts of marginalized collections. This workshop will explore strategies for collaborating with individuals and community organizations to ethically digitize, preserve, and disseminate historical materials. The virtual workshop is scheduled for March 4, 2024 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM EST. The event is free to attend however registration is required.
The Journal of Electronic Publishing is calling for proposals for a special issue on publishing and climate change. The special issue invites abstracts for papers of ~6,000-8,000 words reflecting on these issues as well as examples of best (and worst) practices of how publishers (and the industry as a whole) are tackling the current climate and ecological crises, alongside theoretical contributions on publishing’s entanglement with the climate crisis, the Anthropocene, and global capitalism. Proposals are due by April 30, 2024.