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Loyola to Host DHCS2018

The CTSDH is proud to announce that Loyola University Chicago will be hosting the 2018 Chicago Colloquium for Digital Humanities and Computer Science! 

The Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) brings together researchers, scholars, librarians, and technologists in the humanities and computer science from across the country and around the world to examine the current state of digital humanities as a field of intellectual inquiry and to identify and explore new directions and perspectives for future research. The thirteenth meeting of the DHCS will be held at the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago on November 9-11, 2018. We are excited to announce that Miriam Posner (UCLA) will be the keynote speaker for the conference!

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DHCS 2018 - Call for Papers / Presentations, Panels, Workshops and Posters

The conference is interested in proposals for papers, panels, workshops, and posters from people at all ranks whose work contributes to the themes of the conference.  Potential topics include (but are not limited to):

  • visualization tools, theories, methodologies, and workflows to make sense of Big Data;
  • digital approaches to textual studies;
  • public digital humanities;
  • digital accessibility;
  • digital humanities pedagogy;
  • preserving the digital humanities;
  • digital gaming, critical play, game design, and gaming culture;
  • creative coding and electronic literature;
  • studies on uses and behaviors of Social media sites users;
  • digital humanities technologies (e.g., mapping, text-mining);
  • digital humanities project design/management;
  • institutional DH partnerships and project-based collaborations;
  • community-based online media practices;
  • digital representation.

We hope the scope and topical breadth of the conference will stimulate an interdisciplinary dialogue that crosses traditional professional barriers. We are particularly interested in international and underserved populations’ perspectives on digital humanities and computer science.

We welcome submissions of the following formats:

  • Papers/Presentations (15 minutes)
  • Panels (60-90 minutes)
  • Posters
  • Workshops (60-90 minutes)

Applicants should submit a title and 200-300 word abstract along with a brief biography or C.V. by 15 July 2018 via Easychair. The CFP is available now and instructions for submitting are available within the CFP; the window for submissions closes July 15. Decisions will be made by early August. All presenters will have their registration fee for the conference waived. Presenters may have the opportunity to publish their papers in an online proceedings edition from the conference.

‌Stay tuned to this space for more information coming soon, and be sure to sign up for our mailing list (above) to get the latest delivered right to your inbox. For the latest information, visit the DHCS 2018 website.

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View the website for the 2017 Colloquium here.