Announcing the Winner of the 2023 Ian Lancashire Award for Student Promise, Megan Perram!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of the 2023 Ian Lancashire Award for Student Promise! This year’s award recipient is Dr. Megan Perram (she/her), who successfully defended her dissertation in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta (shortly after Congress) and is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Alberta Ministry of Mental Health and Addiction. Her research centres the experiences of women and nonbinary individuals

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Collaborative note-taking & Twitter participation at CSDH-SCHN 2019

This year, in an effort to encourage distance participation in our annual conference, the CSDH-SCHN Program Committee has set up a series of open documents for collaborative note-taking. The files can be found at this link: This experiment, done in the style of DLF conferences, allows members of the Canadian Digital Humanities

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Deb Verhoeven: Opening Keynote at CSDH/SCHN

We are days away from our annual meeting at Congress in Vancouver, and are excited to tell you about our keynote speakers! Our opening keynote speaker is Deb Verhoeven, who has recently relocated from Australia to take up the Canada 150 Research Chair in Gender and Cultural Informatics at the University of

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Victor Temprano: closing keynote of CSDH/SCHN at Congress 2019

If you haven’t seen the wonderful Native Land project (pictured above) yet, you are in for a truly eye-opening experience with our closing keynote speaker, Victor Temprano. Temprano is the CEO of Mapster and the founder of Native Land, and will share his experiences building the latter with the CSDH community. Please be sure to

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Digital Studies Special Issue

Are you presenting at CSDH/SCHN at Congress this year? Please consider submitting your work for the 2019 Conference Special Issue! The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques will be publishing a refereed selection of papers from the 2019 CSDH/SCHN Conference Vancouver in Digital Studies/Le champ numérique. The issue will be

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Tri-Council Feedback Requested

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our White Paper response to the Review of Fundamental Science. A national committee to coordinate research has been created, and is now seeking further feedback on three potential initiatives that arise in part from the RFS: the creation of a Tri-Agency fund; strategies for strengthening equity,

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Canada’s Early Women Writers project launches two websites listing 4800 authors

The Canada’s Early Women Writers project is pleased to announce that their sister websites, Canada’s Early Women Writers and the Database of Canada’s Early Women Writers, are both fully populated and available online. Canada’s Early Women Writers began in the pre-digital 1980s, with research using snail mail and typewriters; this now-static database is still available through the

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Bertrand Gervais wins the CSDH/SCHN 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award

Bertrand Gervais is a professor in the Département d’études littéraires at Université du Québec à Montréal and a Canada Research Chair in Digital Art and Literature. Gervais’s scholarship and community building in the digital humanities and electronic literature have been at the forefront of innovation for over twenty years. He was

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Election results 2018: CSDH/SCHN executive

We are delighted to announce the results of our nomination and election process for four up-coming vacancies on our executive council. Secretary: Kim Martin (postdoctoral fellow, University of Guelph) Member-at-large: Laura Estill (Associate Professor of English, St Francis Xavier University) Graduate Student Representative: Chelsea Miya (PhD Candidate and CGS SSHRC fellow in English and Film Studies at the University

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