Events

The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp: People in the humanities and technology-related fields meet together and create/go to sessions. It’s inexpensive (under $30) and only has around 75 participants at the most. You don’t have to be a student or professional to attend. Scholarships are available, as well.

THATCamps scheduled so far for this year:

January 5th-6th in Austin, Texas: Digital Pedagogy 

January 6th in Atlanta, Georgia: American Historical Association

February 27th at Duke University: Exploring the Critical Intersections of DH and Environmental & Social Justice 

March 8th in Seattle: Art Libraries Society of North America and Visual Resources Association 

March 30th in Seattle: American Society for Environmental History

April 9th-10th in Ithaca, NY 

April 23rd in Gainesville, FL at Santa Fe College Center for Innovation and Economic Development 

June 11th-12th in Edwardsville, Illinois 

June 21st in Singapore 

Digital Humanities Summer Institute: June 6-10th and 13th-17th At the University of Victoria in Canada. Includes coursework, seminars, and lectures in the digital humanities. A good opportunity to connect with new people in the field in a friendly atmosphere. 

Re: Humanities is a conference run for and by undergraduate students. Submissions of criticism and projects are open until January 1, 2016. Winners will present at the conference. 

Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities & Computer Science: A colloquium on the digital humanities hosted by a different school in Chicago each year. 

International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities: A conference (this year the sixth one is being held in Taiwan) about the digital humanities, with a different focus each year. This year’s is “Focusing on East Asia” and is about how the concerns being explored in the digital humanities are different in East Asia than in the west, and why they are different. 

Diginaka International Seminar: Focuses on how the rise of cheap and accessible technology in India is changing what technology is used for/what people are creating with it and how they are creating. 

This calendar has a variety of digital humanities conferences and events listed on it. 

Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa: Seeking proposals for papers to be presented at the conference due by December 10th. The event is from March 3rd-6th. The overall focus is on how digital studies impact and bring life to scholarly communities and scholar’s research. 

Digital Humaniora Norden: A conference being held in Norway on the digital humanities from the 15-17 of March 2016. 

Hard Coded Humanities: A conference running from April 15-16 held at University of Rochester. 

Rutgers Digital Blackness Conference: April 22nd-26th; a conference about racial identity and technology. Papers and panel proposals being accepted until December 15th.  

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School: Sessions for people of all levels about the digital humanities. Held at Oxford from July 4th-8th. 

European Summer School in the Digital Humanities: July 19th-29th in Leipzig. 

Culture & Technology: European Summer School in the Digital Humanities

The Making of the Humanities: John Hopkins University in Baltimore; October 5-7. Call for papers and panels. 

Doing Digital History: A conference held at George Mason University in July 2016 for mid-career American historians who need training in digital fields/theories. 

Culture Heritage Informatics Field School: Digital Culture Heritage Field School is offered every other (odd years) summer. It’s like an archaeological field school, bringing students together for five to six weeks, to work on a few digital cultural heritage projects. 

#HASTAC16: Impact, Variation, Innovation, Action will be held at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ from May 11-15. It will mainly focus on how new work can be done collaboratively in the digital humanities. 

Digital Humanities 2016 Conference–– Digital Identities: Past and Future–– will be held in Kraków, Poland, from 12-16 of July. 

Space & Place In Africana/Black Studies will take place 5-26 of June 2016, and the 12-16 of April 2017. Early and mid-career Africana/Black Studies students are encouraged to apply. The goal of the conference is to help participants be able to visualize and use spatial literacies in their works and studies. There is also a focus on the digital humanities. It will be held on Purdue’s Campus in 2016, and Hamilton College’s campus in 2017, when students present their work. The deadline to apply is January 25, 2016. 

Digital Britain: New Approaches to the Early Middle Ages will be held at Harvard from March 25-26. Anyone who is interested in submitting a paper to present should submit an abstract by January 15th. The conference is free, but you still must register to attend. 

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