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,…

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…