Open Access in the Disciplines: A Conversation on October 6th
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Open Access in the Disciplines: A Conversation on October 6th

Open Access in the Disciplines: A Conversation October 6th, 12:00-1:30 pm (Gelman Library, Room 702): Learn how faculty from the sciences and humanities have opened their scholarship to the public, and the challenges and benefits they have encountered in the process. Panelists include Paul Brindley (microbiology), Lorena Barba (aerospace engineering), Ami Zota (occupational health), Alexa…

EcoDH cluster published in PMLA
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EcoDH cluster published in PMLA

Announcement: A recent issue of PMLA features of cluster of articles on “the changing profession” entitled “Assembling the Ecological Digital Humanities” (or EcoDH for short). Jeffrey J. Cohen, Professor of English and Director of the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, co-edited this essay cluster with Stephanie LeMenager (University of Oregon). Appearing in this cluster…

Transformative Digital Humanities at UMD; Register by September 15th

Transformative Digital Humanities at UMD; Register by September 15th

On October 2nd and 3rd, 2015, the University of Maryland will host an exciting dual event: the Transformative Digital Humanities Conference and THATCamp TransformDH, a collaborative, impromptu “unconference”, where all participants will join in creative play together in sessions proposed on the spot. Speakers include keynote presenter Lisa Nakamura, author of Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures…

Composing Disability: Crip Ecologies, April 7-8, 2016
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Composing Disability: Crip Ecologies, April 7-8, 2016

[Cross-posted from the GW English blog] George Washington University‚Äôs biennial Composing Disability Conference returns in Spring 2016 with the theme of  “Crip Ecologies.”  The event will be held April 7-8, 2016; featured speakers include Sunaura Taylor and Riva Lehrer, with others to be announced soon. Crip Ecologies is sponsored by the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion,…

“Beyond the Professoriate” Virtual Conference (register by Wednesdgay April 29)
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“Beyond the Professoriate” Virtual Conference (register by Wednesdgay April 29)

Brief announcement: Registration still open for “Beyond the Professoriate” VIRTUAL conference to be held on May 2 and 9 (registration closes Wednesday, April 29, at 5pm EST). This event is specifically geared toward grad students and recent PhDs in Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM fields. Find out more information (including how to register) at the…

International Mother Language Day 2015

International Mother Language Day 2015

Today is International Mother Language Day! People worldwide are tweeting in indigenous and other languages in an effort to celebrate global linguistic diversity. Many of the tweets appearing with the #MotherTongue and #IMLD2015 hashtags also showcase archival and digitization efforts underway to help promote and sustain minority languages. To read more about the history of…