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Humanist Archives: Nov. 18, 2022, 6:39 a.m. Humanist 36.261 - events: Global DH Symposium

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 261.
        Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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        Date: 2022-11-17 19:52:58+00:00
        From: Mapes, Kristen <>
        Subject: Global DH Symposium 2023 - Keynotes Announced & Call for Proposals Reminder (closes in 2 weeks)

Dear colleagues,

The Global Digital Humanities Symposium Planning Committee is pleased to
announce the keynote speakers for the virtual event, March 13-15, 2023. There
will also be an in-person Symposium at Michigan State University on March 17,

Keynotes for the Virtual Symposium:

Thenmozhi Soundararajan (Equity Labs) and Elaine Gan (Wesleyan University) will
each give keynote presentations. Roopika Risam (Dartmouth University) will then
respond and lead a discussion among the keynote presenters.

The Call for Proposals is available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese
(links below), and proposals and presentations are welcome in any of these three
languages. During the Virtual Symposium, we will support live interpretation of
presentations, as well as live captions for presentations in English. Further
details about multilingualism at the Symposium are available in the CFP.

Two weeks until the deadline to apply: Thursday, December 1, 2022, midnight in
your timezone

(Apologies for the removal of information that would make these actual links -
our university adds a URL defense blocker that interferes with links. Hopefully
this format helps to keep things from becoming garbled.)

Full CFP - English -
Full CFP - Español -
Full CFP - 中文 -

This year we especially anticipate and welcome presentations on the following

Digital rights, advocacy, and activism
Digital storytelling
Anti-colonial digital humanities
Digital humanities, the environment, and sustainability

We are always interested to hear about the following topics:

Digital Humanities approaches to the global pandemics and issues of healthcare
Indigeneity – anywhere in the world – and the digital
Surveillance, censorship, and/or data privacy in a global context
Productive failure; failure as a part of DH praxis
Cultural heritage in a range of contexts, particularly non-Western
Open data, open access, and data preservation as resistance
Global digital pedagogies and emerging technologies
Equity and inclusion in digital access
Borders, migration, and/or diasporas and their connections to the digital
Multilingualism and the digital
Global research dialogues and collaborations

Presentation formats vary for the Virtual and the In-Person Symposium. See the
full CFP for details.

Free registration for the Symposium will open in late January 2022. Find out
more, including information about past Symposia at


Kristen Mapes, on behalf of the Symposium Planning Committee

Kristen Mapes
Assistant Director of Digital Humanities, College of Arts & Letters
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI

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