Symposium - Exploring the Digital Medium: Cross Disciplinary Collaboration in the Digital Humanities

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Digital Humanities Center, Kansas State University
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Kansas State University invites submission of abstracts for our inaugural symposium, Exploring the Digital Medium: Cross Disciplinary Collaboration in the Digital Humanities. This symposium seeks to examine the interdisciplinary nature of digital humanities scholarship, including the involvement of arts, sciences, and social sciences.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

Digital research in Humanities disciplines like Literature, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Modern Languages, and Cultural/Ethnic/Women's Studies

Digital Humanities Pedagogy, or dissemination of DH theories and practices

Visualization, analysis, and computational representations of humanities content

Sustainability of digital projects and information lifecycles, esp. for humanist topics

Public humanities in digital environments

Humanities computing and data curation

Humanist concerns in Digital Arts, Architecture, and Design

Digital Performing arts (music and theatre)

Collaborative partnerships for digital work between humanities and/or social sciences and the sciences

Abstract or submission topics will be divided into the following categories:

Paper/Presentation (15-20 minutes)

Abstract length: 250-500 words

Pecha Kucha (15-20 slides shown for 20 seconds each; 5 - 6:40 minutes)

Abstract length: 250-500 words

Poster Presentations

Abstract: 250-500 words

We encourage both scholars, undergraduate, and graduate students to submit abstracts for Pecha Kucha and poster presentations.
Proposal Deadlines

Deadline for all abstracts: 16 Jan 2015.

Please submit abstracts to dhcenter@ksu.edu. Please include your name and, where applicable, institutional affiliations.

*If interested, presenters may choose (optional, not required) to have their posters, slides, or papers published in the symposium proceedings, published open access via K-State's New Prairie Press. These documents will be made publicly available on the conference website.

Along with plenary speakers Matt Cohen (Associate Professor of English, University of Texas at Austin, http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/english/faculty/mc37894 ) and Jeff McClurken (Professor of History and American Studies & Special Assistant to the Provost for Teaching, Technology, and Innovation University of Mary Washington, http://mcclurken.org/), the symposium will offer lively presentations and discussions from DH scholars, librarians, and digital artists.

Please direct inquiries to the DH team at for additional information.