DHSI Conference & Colloquium 2020

deadline for submissions: 
January 20, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
contact email: 

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2020 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Participation comes free with DHSI registration, and contributors not planning to register for a DHSI course can join for a modest participation fee of $150 CDN.

Proposals may focus on any topic relating to the wider Digital Humanities. Submissions are welcome from emerging and established scholars alike, including faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, early career scholars, independent researchers, and humanities scholars who are new to the Digital Humanities; librarians, and those in cultural heritage, alt-academics, academic professionals, and those in technical programs.

Submissions are welcome across a number of formats. In your abstract, please indicate which format you would prefer, but note that, due to scheduling requirements, not all preferences can be accommodated:

  • Full-length Presentation (June 6) USE KEYWORD “FULL” ON SUBMISSION FORM
    Contributors have 20 minutes to complete their presentations, which will form part of themed sessions hosted during a conference scheduled on the weekend.
  • Short Presentation (June 2-4 & 9-11) USE KEYWORD “SHORT” ON SUBMISSION FORM
    Contributors have 5 or 10 minutes to complete their presentations, which will be scheduled for evening sessions during DHSI’s two main teaching weeks. Presenters can indicate in their submission which week(s) they will be attending DHSI and what length of presentation they would prefer.
  • Posters & Digital Demonstrations (June 5) USE KEYWORD “DEMO” ON SUBMISSION FORM
    Contributors display posters or/and arrange a digital demonstration showcasing their project or research. For digital demonstrations, presenters are required to bring their own laptops.

Please submit proposals using https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=dhsi2020. Submissions should include the title of the submission, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of contributor(s), and a 300 word abstract. The deadline for submissions is January 20th, at 8:00pm PST (UTC-8). Submissions will be peer-reviewed, with authors being notified by March.

For more information, contact Lindsey Seatter (lseatter@uvic.ca) and/or Kim O’Donnell (kkgilber@sfu.ca).