[Humanist] 27.346 events: Digital Humanities Australasia 2014
Humanist Discussion Group
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 346.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 22:13:17 +1000
From: Craig Bellamy <txt at craigbellamy.net>
Subject: (Extended) CFP: DIGITAL HUMANITIES AUSTRALASIA 2014: Expanding Horizons
Dear Humanist. The CFP for DHA2014 has been extended another 2 weeks
until September 30. There are still bursaries for ECRs and graduate
Call for Papers, Posters and BoFs.
DIGITAL HUMANITIES AUSTRALASIA 2014: Expanding Horizons
The Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH) is pleased to
announce its second conference, to be held at The
University of Western Australia, 18-21 March, 2014.
The aim of DHA 2014 is to advance digital methods, tools and projects
within humanities research and develop new critical perspectives. The
conference will provide a supportive, interdisciplinary environment to
explore and share new and advanced research within the digital humanities.
The conference is sponsored by iVEC at UWA, The University of Western
Australia, Edith Cowan University, Perth Convention Bureau, and the
Australian Literature Westerly Centre, UWA.
• CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://dha2014.org
• CALL FOR PROPOSALS CLOSES: 30 September 2013
• NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: 30 October 2013
• REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: http://payments.weboffice.uwa.edu.au/mech/DHA2014
The conference will feature long and short papers, panels, posters and
workshops, and informal ‘birds of a feather’ discussions. We invite
proposals on all aspects of digital humanities, and especially encourage
papers showcasing new research and developments in the field and/or
responding to the conference themes.
Proposals may focus on, but need not be limited to:
1. WORKING WITH TEXT such as;
• Critical text editing and electronic editions
• Digitisation, text encoding and analysis
• Text mining in historical scholarship
• Book history, and digitising the book
• Computational stylistics and distant reading
• Digital curation and archives for cultural materials
2. NEW MEDIA and the DIGITAL such as;
• Computational approaches in new media and Internet studies
• The digital in culture, creativity, arts, music, performance
3. METHODS, APPROACHES, USERS such as;
• Crowd-sourcing scholarship in the humanities
• Quantitative methods in humanities research
• Code studies, and code in the humanities
• Mapping and spatial visualisation
• Human Computer Interaction (HCI) in digital humanities research
• Gaming for learning, serious gaming, and game archiving
• Archaeology using digital methods including marine archaeology
4. WORKING WITH DATA
• Modelling humanities data
• Linked Data and the humanities
5. BUILDING the DH COMMUNITY and PRESENCE
• Measuring and valuing research in the digital humanities
• Institutionalisation, interdisciplinarity and collaboration
• Curriculum and pedagogy in the digital humanities
• Virtual research environments in humanities research
6. INDIGENOUS AND CROSS-CULTURAL DIGITAL RESEARCH
• Cross-cultural studies
• International comparisons
Abstracts of no more than 600 words, together with a biography of no
more than 100 words, should be submitted to the Program Committee by 14
September 2013. All proposals will be fully refereed.
Proposals should be submitted via the online form at
Please indicate whether you are proposing a poster, a short paper (10
mins + 5 mins questions), a long paper (25 mins + 5 mins questions), or
birds of a feather session (60 mins). Proposals will be assessed in
terms of alignment with the conference themes and the quality of
research within these or related themes. Presenters will be notified of
acceptance of their proposal on 14 October 2013.
1. Poster presentations
Poster presentations may include work-in-progress as well as
demonstrations of computer technology, software and digital projects. A
separate poster session will take place during one day of the
conference, during which time presenters will need to be available to
explain their work, share their ideas with other delegates, and answer
questions. Presenters are encouraged to provide material and handouts
with more detailed information and URLs. Poster guidelines are available
on the conference website to help you prepare your poster.
2. Short papers
Short papers are allocated 10 minutes (plus 5 minutes for questions) and
are suitable for describing work-in-progress and reporting on shorter
experiments and software and tools in early stages of development.
3. Long papers
Long papers are allocated 25 minutes (plus 5 minutes for questions) and
are intended for presenting substantial unpublished research and
reporting on significant new digital resources or methodologies.
4. BoFs (Birds of a Feather sessions) are 60 minute sessions that should
be used for guided discussions on one topic. BoFs are informal, open
presentations for exploring key community issues and debates within the
Do you have an issue to discuss or are unsure how to progress a tiopic?
• Digital humanities what are the risks and rewards? or
• Digital humanities and computer science as an interdisciplinary
challenge – where to from here?
60 minutes will be provided for each session. Each speaker will have a
short time to present their points for discussion and the audience
should also have an opportunity to comment (recommend allocation of up
to 40% of the total time available).
On behalf of the Program Committee
Professor Hugh Craig, The University of Newcastle
Dr Craig Bellamy, The University of Melbourne
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