[Humanist] 30.484 events: #dariahTeach; Global Digital Humanities Symposium cfp

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 484.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Claire Clivaz <claire.clivaz at sib.swiss>                   (20)
        Subject: #dariahTeach calls extension (25 November)

  [2]   From:    Kristen Mapes <kmapes at msu.edu>                            (72)
        Subject: Global Digital Humanities Symposium (3/16-17), Call for
                Proposals (Deadline 12/9)


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        Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:02:21 +0100
        From: Claire Clivaz <claire.clivaz at sib.swiss>
        Subject: #dariahTeach calls extension (25 November)


Dear all,

On requests, the #dariahTeach team extends the calls for grants and 
papers for its March 2017 events in Lausanne until the

25th of November 2016

Website of the project: dariah.eu/teach

The calls are on diverse websites, notably on EADH website:

- call for grants: 
http://eadh.org/news/2016/09/27/call-grants-dariahteach-open-education-workshop

- call for papers: 
http://eadh.org/news/2016/09/27/cfp-open-resources-dariahteach-closing-conference

Kind greetings,

Claire Clivaz

-- 
Claire Clivaz
Head of Digital Enhanced Learning
SIB | Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Genopode 2016 - University of Lausanne – 1015 Lausanne
t +41 21 692 40 60
claire.clivaz at sib.swiss




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        Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:01:17 -0500
        From: Kristen Mapes <kmapes at msu.edu>
        Subject: Global Digital Humanities Symposium (3/16-17), Call for Proposals (Deadline 12/9)



Global Digital Humanities Symposium at Michigan State University

March 16-17, 2017

Call for Proposals Deadline to submit a proposal: Friday, December 9,
11:59pm EST

msuglobaldh.org

Digital Humanities at Michigan State University is proud to continue its
symposium series on Global DH into its second year. Digital humanities
scholarship continues to be driven by work at the intersections of of a
range of distinct disciplines and an ethical commitment to preserve and
broaden access to cultural materials. The most engaged global DH
scholarship, that which MSU champions
 http://cplong.org/2016/10/critical-diversity-in-a-digital-age/ , values
digital tools that enhance the capacity of scholarly critique to reflect a
broad range of literary, historical, new media, and cultural positions, and
diverse ways of valuing cultural production and knowledge work.
Particularly valuable are strategies in which the digital form expresses a
critique of the digital content and the position of the researcher to their
material.

With the growth of the digital humanities, particularly in under-resourced
and underrepresented areas, a number of complex issues surface, including,
among others, questions of ownership, cultural theft, virtual exploitation,
digital rights, and the digital divide. We view the 2017 symposium as an
opportunity to broaden the conversation about these issues. Scholarship
that works across borders with foci on transnational partnerships and
globally accessible data is especially welcome.

Michigan State University has been intentionally global
 http://www.isp.msu.edu/about/about-isp/  for more than 60 years, with over
1,400 faculty involved in international research, teaching, and service.
For the past 20 years, MSU has developed a strong research area in
culturally engaged, global digital humanities. Matrix
 http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/ , a digital humanities and social science
center at MSU, has done dozens of digital projects in West and Southern
Africa
 http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/portfolio_categories/africa-related-projects/ 
that have focused on ethical and reciprocal relationships, and capacity
building. WIDE  http://wide.msu.edu/  has set best practices for doing
community engaged, international, archival work with the Samaritan
Collections, Archive 2.0
 http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/portfolio-item/samaritan-archive-2-0/ . Today
many scholars in the humanities at MSU are engaged in digital projects
relating to global, indigenous, and/or underrepresented groups and topics.

This symposium, which will include a mixture of presentation types,
welcomes 300-word proposals related to any of these issues, and
particularly on the following themes and topics by Friday, December 9,
11:59pm EST:

-   Critical cultural studies and analytics
   -   Cultural heritage in a range of contexts
   -   How identity categories, and their intersections, shape digital
   humanities work
   -   Global research dialogues and collaborations
   -   Indigeneity - anywhere in the world - and the digital
   -   Digital humanities, postcolonialism, and neocolonialism
   -   Global digital pedagogies
   -   Digital and global languages and literatures
   -   The state of global digital humanities community
   -   Digital humanities, the environment, and climate change
   -   The practice of digital humanities across textual, historical, and media
   divides
   -   Innovative and emergent technologies across institutions, languages, and
   economies
   -   Open data and open access policies in a global, postcolonial context
   -   Scholarly communication and knowledge production in a global contextPresentation Formats:   -   3-5-minute lightning talks
   -   15-minute papers
   -   90-minute workshop proposalsProposal form: https://goo.gl/forms/ClMqfXNSi9bAHURl1Kristen Mapes
Proposal form: https://goo.gl/forms/ClMqfXNSi9bAHURl1

Kristen Mapes
Digital Humanities Coordinator, College of Arts & Letters
Michigan State University
479 West Circle Drive, Linton Hall 308A
East Lansing MI 48824
517.884.1712
kmapes at msu.edu



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