Nominations are in!

Nominations are in!

We are happy to report the results of our nomination process for renewals and vacancies on the CSDH/SCHN executive. Incumbents Dominic Forest and Diane Jakacki stand unopposed for renewal in their positions of Vice-President French and Member-at-Large respectively. Our society’s nomination for Treasurer is Jason Boyd, and our nomination for Graduate Student Representative is Arun Jacob.  You will find their biographical statements below. The executive will seek ratification of these nominees at our AGM at Congress 2017 in Toronto next…

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CSDH/SCHN Statement on Restrictions to Travel and Immigration

CSDH/SCHN Statement on Restrictions to Travel and Immigration

The Canadian Society of Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH-SCHN) stands in support of open inquiry and scholarly communication, as outlined in our position on diversity and inclusion. For this reason we stand in opposition to any action that would limit the expression of these core academic values, including restricting travel or access on the basis of nationality, religion, gender, race, or other means of aggregating individuals. This opposition includes the recent executive orders restricting travel or return to…

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CFP – Graduate Students Speak Out: Gaining Knowledge in Digital Humanities

CFP – Graduate Students Speak Out: Gaining Knowledge in Digital Humanities

The CSDH/SCHN conference program committee is looking for ten-minute papers from graduate students that discuss or reflect on the opportunities they have had for education in the digital humanities, broadly conceived. Four papers will be selected to be part of a graduate student panel at Ryerson University during the CSDH/SCHN conference that takes place May 29-31, 2017. Accepted panelists will be awarded funding for travel and accommodation for this trip. Potential topics include: What problems confront DH education in academia?…

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Call for nominations for positions on the executive committee / appel à candidatures sur le comité executif de csdh/schn

Call for nominations for positions on the executive committee / appel à candidatures sur le comité executif de csdh/schn

The renewal committee of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques invites nominations and self-nominations from candidates interested in one of the following positions: Vice-president, French, 2017-2020. Dominic Forest is standing for re-election. Treasurer, 2017-2020 Member-at-large, 2017-2019. Diane Jakacki is standing for re-election. Graduate student representative, 2017-2018 Please contact Dr. Brent Nelson (brent.nelson@usask.ca) no later than 6 pm EST on Wednesday 22 March 2017 with a short paragraph indicating your interest in running. — Le comité de renouvellement…

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Financial Support for CSDH/SCHN at Congress

Financial Support for CSDH/SCHN at Congress

The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques, invite all graduate students that have had papers accepted to the 2017 conference in Toronto to apply for travel funding. Please note, this year, we will also accept applications for financial support from speakers who are in contingent or other precarious positions with no other funding options. Please fill out the form at this link by March 17th. The CSDH/SCHN executive committee will get back to you as soon as possible with information…

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DHSI@Congress Workshops: Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th at Ryerson University

DHSI@Congress Workshops: Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th at Ryerson University

Are you looking to refresh some of your DH skills? Would you be glad of a low-stakes way to pick up new ones? If you are attending the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in at Ryerson, join us for DHSI@Congress on May 27th and 28th. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and hosts, all spots in the workshops are made available via a tuition scholarship, requiring only the payment of a $25 administrative fee for each session….

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Nominations for 2017 CSDH/SCHN Outstanding Contribution Award

Nominations for 2017 CSDH/SCHN Outstanding Contribution Award

Award Description: This award is given for an exemplary project or publication by a Canadian researcher, or a researcher at a Canadian institution, or a team based at Canadian institution. It recognizes a major contribution to the field of digital humanities, broadly conceived, by a Canadian researcher or team of researchers, or a researcher or team based at a Canadian institution, in the form of a recent scholarly publication or published software or tool contribution. The scholarship may take the…

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Appel à communications, Conférence CSDH/SCHN 2017

Appel à communications, Conférence CSDH/SCHN 2017

Appel à communications, Conférence CSDH/SCHN 2017 Toronto, Ontario, 29 au 31 mai 2017 La Société canadienne des humanités numériques (http://csdh-schn.org/) invite les chercheurs(euses), les praticien(ne)s, ainsi que les étudiant(e)s aux cycles supérieurs à soumettre des propositions de communication, de table ronde ou de démonstration numérique pour la conférence annuelle qui aura lieu lors du Congrès des sciences humaines à l’Université Ryerson du 29 au 31 mai (http://congress2017.ca). Le thème du Congrès 2017 « L’épopée d’une histoire : 150 ans vers…

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Call for Papers, CSDH/SCHN Conference 2017

Call for Papers, CSDH/SCHN Conference 2017

Call for Papers, CSDH/SCHN Conference 2017 Toronto (Canada), May 29-31, 2017 The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (http://csdh-schn.org/) invites scholars, practitioners, and graduate students to submit proposals for papers and digital demonstrations for its annual meeting, which will be held at the 2017 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Ryerson University, from May 29th to 31st (http://congress2017.ca/). The theme of this year’s Congress is “From Far and Wide: Canada’s Next 150”, and is aimed at encouraging diversity, an awareness…

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“Research and Precarity in the Humanities”

“Research and Precarity in the Humanities”

Joint Panel between ACCUTE (Association of the Canadian College and University Teachers of English) and CSDH-SCHN (Canadian Society for Digital Humanities-Société canadienne des humanités numériques) 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Toronto, Canada (May 27 — June 2, 2017) Current discussions on precarity in the Canadian academe respond to the economic structures of university labour. The increasing dependence of universities on temporary teaching staff and the paucity of “alt-ac” positions have dominated conversations about precarious labour and the changing nature of early…

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