Friday, February 5, 2021

Global Digital Humanities Symposium - Program Announced & Registration Open!

 Registration is open and the program is now available! Join us for a fantastic free and fully virtual event. Registration Deadline: Monday, April 5

We are pleased to support presentations in English, Spanish, and French this year, with live interpretation in these languages. Live captions will also be provided for presentations given in English.

In particular, we would like to point out keynote presentations from Chao Tayiana Maina (History is hiding – Digital humanities and the formulation of historical empathy in archival practice) and Gimena del Rio Riande (Equity in Digital Access and Digital Humanities in Latin America).

All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Convert to your local time.

Monday, April 12, 2021
  • 9:00-10:10am – Keynote Presentation: History is hiding – Digital humanities and the formulation of historical empathy in archival practice (Chao Tayiana Maina)
  • 10:20-11:50am - The Programming Historian: A Global Case Study in Multilingual Open Access and DH Tutelage/Instruction – Daniel Alves, Jennifer Isasi, Sarah Melton, Sofia Papastamkou, Jessica Parr, Riva Quiroga, Nabeel Siddiqui, Brandon Walsh
  • 12:00-1:00pm – Convergences of Past and Present in Games and Social Media
    • Sojourners Trail: The First Afrofuturist Classroom Game – Walter Greason
    • Reading between the Tweet-lines: Visas and their Discontents – Dharshani Lakmali Jayasinghe
    • Storytelling as disinformation: Post-truth in Modi’s India – Nashra Mahmood
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
  • 9:00-10:30am - Lightning Talks
    • Closing Collection Gaps
      • Long-term research endeavor: Developing trajectories for critical Cultural Analytics and Digital Humanities – Natalia Grincheva
      • Recovering Spectral Presences in the “Universal” Digital Library – Eleanor Dickson-Koehl, J. Stephen Downie, Ryan Dubnicek, Maryemma Graham, Jade Harrison, John Walsh, Glen Worthey
      • A Data Feminist Approach to Studying the C19 Social Network of German-Americans – Jana Keck
    • Collaborative and Community-based Scholarship
      • dLOC as Data: A Thematic Approach to Carribean Newspapers – Perry Collins
      • Accessibility and Crip Community at a Distance – Jessica Stokes and Michael Stokes
      • Continuing the Conversation around Afrofuturism: The Black Fantastic Bibliography Project – Clarissa West-White and Seretha D. Williams
    • Power and Equity in Digital Systems
      • “Tally Tracker Explorer”: Communicated Scholarship and Digital Humanities on Public Surveillance – Scott Bailey, Kelsey Dufresne, Micah Vandegrift
      • Disrupting Digital Monolingualism – Paul Spence
      • Adversarial examples y la resistencia a la clasificación de los sistemas de vigilancia y control algorítmico – Hugo Felipe Idárraga Franco
  • 10:40-12:10pm –  The Articulation of #BorderlandsDH through Micro Approaches and Local Practices – Carolina Alonso, Sylvia Fernández, Verónica Romero, Joel Zapata
Wednesday, April 14
  • 9:00-10:00am – Layers of Power and Difference: Structures, Agencies, and Gaze
    • Babaylans from a Vantage Point: Gaze through the Virtual Space – jemuel jr. barrera garcia
    • Drawing Queer Intersections Through Video Game Archives – Xavier Ho and Cody Mejeur
    • Infrastructure as the Origin of Inequities: A Case of Global Digital Humanities – Urszula Pawlicka-Deger
  • 10:10-11:10am - Ecologies and Modalities of Text
    • Ottoman Transkribus: Training an HTR+ Model for 18th century Ottoman Paleography – Merve Tekgürler
    • The Form of the Page: Preserving Standard Layout in Multimodal Presentations of Text – Joshua Waxman
    • Teaching digital scholarly editing North and South in a Global Classroom – Romina De Léon, Gimena del Rio Riande, Nidia Hernández, Raffaele Viglianti
  • 11:20am – 12:50pm – Multilingual Pedagogy in the Digital Humanities Classroom: Case Studies from 2020 – Quinn Dombrowski, Courtney Hodrick, Lakmali Jayasinghe, Eric Kim, Victoria Rahbar, Cecily Raynor, Merve Tekgürler
Thursday, April 15
  • 9:00-10:00am – Digital, Social, and Interpretive Shifts: Imagining History and Text
    • Investigating Indentured Servitude – Cynthia Heider, Nicôle Meehan, Bayard L. Miller
    • Poetry about the 1968 Mexican Student Movement: An Approach from Testimony, Social Imaginaries, and Digital Humanities – Ricardo Huesca
    • Voices from Sarajevo: Letters in the Digital Age – Una Tanovic
  • 10:10-11:10am -  Project Showcase
    • Round 1 (10:10-10:40)
      • Collapse and Rebirth: A Living Archive on the Collapse of the USSR and Beyond – Sofi Cupal, Michael Downs, Chris Eyke, Lauren Johnson, Bridie McBride, Gage Moser, Martha Brill Olcott
      • Crafting an Encyclopedia of Pandemic Activism: for the moment, for the future – Kayla LeGrand, Eliza McKissick, Kimberly Springer, Ellie Yousif
      • El mismo texto, diferentes ediciones digitales. Resultados y experiencias de estudiantes de “Digital Publishing with Minimal Computing/Ediciones digitales con minimal computing” Global Classrooms (UMD/USAL) – Gabriel Calarco, Iñaki Cano García, Pamela Gionco, Rocío Méndez, David Merino Recalde, Federico Sardi, Maria Alejandra Sotelo, Gabriela Striker, Cristian Suárez-Giraldo
      • Pauliceia 2.0 – Collaborative Mapping of the History of São Paulo (1870-1940) An experiment of open science in digital humanities – Andrew Britt and Luis Ferla
      • Sudan Memory: Capacity Building in Digital Developments during a Revolution and a Pandemic – Marilyn Deegan and Katharina von Schroeder
      • Teaching Compassion, Creating Safe Spaces, and Housing Black Identit(ies) through Conversational Artificial Intelligence – Philip Butler
    • Round 2 (10:40-11:10)
      • The Athens Death Project: Local History and Social Justice in Digital Form – Tracy L. Barnett, Ben Ehlers, Nicole Powell
      • Archivo de Mujeres – Jonathan Girón Palau and Clara Inés Ramírez
      • Creativity in the Time of COVID-19: Art as a Tool for Combating Inequity and Injustice – Soohyun Cho, Tushya Mehta, Jacob Okulewicz, Natalie Phillips, Carly Wholihan
      • Developing Open Access Educational Video Games for the Humanities: The Durga Puja Mystery, an Educational Video Game for South Asian Studies – Xenia Zeiler
      • Multi-institutional Implementation of Digital Humanities: Pedagogies for the Virtual Art Classrooms – Kyungeun Lim and Borim Song
      • Producing An AR Memorial to São Paulo’s Church of the Remedies – Andrew G. Britt and Bob Keen
      • SiRO, a Platform for Promoting Studies in Radicalism Online – Devin Higgins and Manasi Mishra
  • 11:20am - 12:20pm - Keynote Presentation: Equity in Digital Access and Digital Humanities in Latin America (Gimena del Rio Riande)

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