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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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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Article 1: Society Name and Mandate The name of the society is the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques(CSDH/SCHN), and is affiliated with the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences as organisation 255. The purpose of the society is to draw together humanists throughout the university and college

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CSDH/SCHN Opening Plenary

A.K. Knowles “Locating the Holocaust” The CSDH/SCHN Program Committee is pleased to announce that A.K. Knowles, the McBride Professor of History at the University of Maine, will be giving the CSDH/SCHN conference’s opening plenary: Locating the Holocaust: Issues in Connecting Traumatic Experience to Perpetrator Places For decades, research in Holocaust Studies

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Graduate student experience at CSDH/SCHN

Last year, CSDH/SCHN had the honour of funding several graduate students to attend our annual conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences held at Ryerson University in Toronto. Their contributions of their own research papers and posters, as well as participation in the graduate student panel, made the conference stronger, more

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