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HASTAC 2016 : Welcome to HASTAC 2016


Arizona State University is excited to be hosting HASTAC 2016 in sunny Tempe, Arizona, May 11-15, 2016. Registration is open.


HASTAC 2016 Sponsors

Arizona Science Foundation 
ASU Center for Science and Imagination 
ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
ASU Department of English
ASU Lightworks 
GitHub Education 

GitHub Scholarships

We are happy to now offer discounted or free conference registration for HASTAC 2016 through the generous sponsorship of GitHub education.
For more information about receiving special registration rate, please email Michael Simeone at

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Impact: Variation, Innovation, Action

Striving for Impact: HASTAC's 2016 conference seeks proposals for papers and presentations that will emphasize and encourage broader conversations about the past, current, and potential impact of interdisciplinary work in research and education. If the digital humanities are one successful configuration of humanistic and technological research domains, what other configurations are available, or urgently necessary?

HASTAC 2016 will investigate collectively the potential for new work, and also encourages participants to engage ways that collaborative teams might use channels beyond academic publication to impact local communities, national conversations, or worldwide systems.

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Book your travel details for HASTAC 2016!

The Graduate

The Graduate Hotel located on the south side of the ASU Tempe Campus is the official conference hotel of HASTAC 2016.

Courtyard Marriott

The Courtyard Marriott is located in the heart of downtown Tempe.

Starting at $120

Starting at $229

Book with Group Name HASTAC 2016
Alternate Hotel
Walking distance to all conference events and downtown Tempe
Shuttle Service
Shuttle Service


Hotel 1333

Hotel 1333 in Tempe offers its own version of free spirited living at an affordable price.

Phoenix Skyharbor Airport

Make sure to schedule your flight into PHX!

Starting at $

Starting at $189

Convenient to ASU via the Light Rail or rental car Alternate Hotel
Pet Friendly Walking distance to all conference events and downtown Tempe
  Shuttle Service




Student Poster Competition

[DH2015 Poster Presentation - By Lisa Tagliaferri]
Image credit: Mapping the Futures Initiative Network: DH2015 Poster Presentation - By Lisa Tagliaferri 

#HASTAC16 Student Poster Competition! Deadline Extended to April 10th.

Print posters (4 x 3’) are solicited for a competition designed to showcase emerging projects, ideas, and scholars. All undergraduates and graduate students welcome to propose a poster relevant to the conference mission and/or theme. In presenting your research with a poster, you should aim to use the poster as a means for generating active discussion of your research. Limit the text to about one-fourth of the poster space, and use visuals (graphs, photographs, schematics, maps, etc.) to tell your story.  

Please submit your poster proposal (250 word abstract that responds to the conference theme of IMPACT) by April 10th via

Cash Prizes:

1st place = $300
2nd place = $200
3rd place = $100

The poster session will take place during the breakfast session on Friday, May 13. They will remain up until after the reception on the evening of Friday, May 13. Winners will be announced at the reception on Friday evening.

The following will be available at each poster station:

An easel
A 40×60 piece of foam board
Four binder clips or Stick Pins


The conference schedule is available here.










NEH Grant Consultations with Perry Collins

Perry Collins from the NEH Office of Digital Humanities has agreed to offer grant consultations. You can sign up for a 20-minute consultation at:

Location: HASTAC conference HQ


Registration for HASTAC 2016 (

Faculty/Full Time Employee: $200.00
Student/Part Time Employee: $100.00

Cancellation policy: a handling fee of $50 will be charged for cancellations made prior to May 1, 2016. No refunds will be issued after that date.



This post was originally authored by HASTAC2017 admin on January 13, 2016 and migrated to the HASTAC site on August 2, 2018.

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