CFP for CSDH/SCHN – June 3-5, 2013 in Victoria, BC

CFP for CSDH/SCHN – June 3-5, 2013 in Victoria, BC

@ the Edge — 2013 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society For Digital Humanities / Société Canadienne Des Humanités Numériques The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities invites scholars, practitioners, and graduate students to submit proposals for papers and sessions for its annual meeting, which will be held at the 2013 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia from 3-5 June (http://congress2013.ca/). The society would like in particular to encourage submissions relating to the central…

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CFP for Joint Session with ACCUTE at Congress 2013

CFP for Joint Session with ACCUTE at Congress 2013

“On the Impact of New Technologies” Michael E. Sinatra, Université de Montréal This joint session of ACCUTE and CSDH/CSHN at Congress 2013 proposes to explore the impact of new technologies on teaching, researching, and publishing in the last five years. How does the advent of iPads and other tablets change the way one teaches ‘The Waste Land’ or Shakespeare’s Sonnets for instance now that there are multimedia Apps available of these texts? Should alternative forms of publishing such as blogs and tweets…

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New Home!

New Home!

The Canadian scholarly society for digital humanities is in the process of changing its identity. A motion was proposed and passed at the Annual General Meeting in June 2012 (in Waterloo) to change the name from the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs (SDH/SEMI) to the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN). Part of the transition includes a move of the website, which is now in progress: http://csdh-schn.org/

Call for nominations for the 2014 Zampolli Prize

Call for nominations for the 2014 Zampolli Prize

The Zampolli Prize is a awarded every three years by The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) in recognition of an outstanding singular achievement in the Digital Humanities. The Prize is named in honor of Antonio Zampolli, one of the founders of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) and its president when he tragically died in 2003. The first award was given to Chad Gaffield in 2011. The next Zampolli Prize will be given at the DH conference…

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Prix 2012 Award (Ronald Tetreault)

Prix 2012 Award (Ronald Tetreault)

2012 Award for Outstanding Achievement, Computing in the Arts and Humanities The leading academic society in Canada in the field of digital humanities has awarded a 2012 Award for Outstanding Achievement for Computing in the Arts and Humanities to Ronald Teatreault of Dalhousie University. Professor Ronald Tetreault completed his B.A. at the University of British Columbia and his Ph.D. at Cornell University. He has taught at Dalhousie University since 1975. His first book, The Poetry of Life: Shelley and Literary…

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Minutes- SDH-SEMI Executive, May 4, 2012

Minutes- SDH-SEMI Executive, May 4, 2012

SDH-SEMI Executive Meeting Minutes May 4, 2012 Susan Brown, Dan O’Donell, Stefan Sinclair, Keith Lawson Approval of Agenda: Approved Approval of Minutes (March 30, 2012): Approved Items for action Finalising Nominations for SDH-SEMI and ADHO committees (SB and MS) Possible names for Secretary. Submit other names to Michael, as they occur to us, before Sunday French President: Michael Sinatra Stefan will send out a call to the members of SDH-SEMI asking for indications of interest from members to serve in…

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Exec Agenda Friday May 4, 2012 (1330 EST)

Exec Agenda Friday May 4, 2012 (1330 EST)

Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes (March 30, 2012) Items for action Finalising Nominations for SDH-SEMI and ADHO committees (SB and MS) Structural/Committee changes Nomination committee under secretary (DPOD) VP -> VP Awards (MS) Add 2 members at large? (DPOD) Status of other constitutional changes (MS) Information and possible action MOU/Status of our proposal for a registration form Discussion of SSHRC grant adjudication processes if time permits (SB) Reports and Continuing Business Journal (DPOD) Status Heads up on proposals for…

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Introductory workshops on digital humanities at Congress 2012 in Waterloo

Introductory workshops on digital humanities at Congress 2012 in Waterloo

Just before Congress 2012, on Friday, 25 May, the Society for Digital Humanities/Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs is offering two free, very introductory workshops on digital humanities. In the morning, Aimée Morrison (U Waterloo) will answer the question, “What is Digital Humanities, and how do I get started?” In the afternoon, Dan O’Donnell (U Lethbridge) will provide a gentle introduction to textual studies using TEI (the Text Encoding Initiative). To register for one or both of these workshops email…

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Minutes from Exec Meeting for March 30, 2012

Minutes from Exec Meeting for March 30, 2012

1:00 PM – 2:10 PM, Eastern Time Zone Present: Michael, Dan, Susan, Richard, Keith Regrets: Stéfan Approval of Agenda Approved Approval of March 2nd, minutes Approved Committee and Officer Reports (precirculate if possible): President English Journals report pre-circulated North-south collaboration: SDH-SEMI asked to co-sponsor INKE Birds of a Feather conference in Havana; SDH-SEMI to lead ADHO’s positive response to Ray’s invitation nominally to support the conference: Secretary recuses himself from discussion; the SDH-SEMI exec enthusiastically endorses nominal support for Havana INKE…

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Agenda for exec. call, 30 March, 2012

Agenda for exec. call, 30 March, 2012

Agenda for March 30, 2012 Executive Teleconference Time and Location: 1330 Eastern on Skype Approval of Agenda Approval of March 2nd, minutes. Committee and Officer Reports (precirculate if possible): President English President French Vice President Vice President Outreach (also Web/infrastructure) Treasurer Conference Journal Nomination ADHO Other? Ongoing business and business arising from the minutes (sometimes included in officer reports) Bylaw changes update (MS) Subscription form update (MS) SDH-SEMI and North-South Collaboration: Birds of a Feather-Havana sponsorship (DPOD)