CFP: DHSI Colloquium 2015

CFP: DHSI Colloquium 2015
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 12:00am to Friday, June 19, 2015 - 12:00am

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Colloquium, to be held in June 2015 at the University of Victoria. Open to all attendees, the DHSI Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Submissions are peer-reviewed, with participants subsequently invited to contribute to proceedings published in an open-access journal. Digital Humanities Quarterly will be the venue for 2014 papers.

We invite proposals of 300-500 words for these presentations. Successful proposals will focus on specific applications, aspects and/or cases of Digital Humanities research. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the scholar’s role in personal and institutional research projects, tool application and development, perspectives on Digital Humanities implications for the individual’s own research and pedagogy, etc. Submissions are welcome from emerging and established scholars alike, including, but not limited to, graduate students, early career scholars 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:

Paper Presentations
Contributors have 10 minutes to complete the presentation of completed research / projects

Short Paper Presentations
Contributors have 5 minutes to complete a high-impact presentation

Poster Session
Contributors display A1 landscape posters at a conference reception

“Soap-box” Session
Contributors have 3 minutes and one-slide to pitch their project

The Colloquium will run throughout the duration of DHSI, so please indicate which week(s) you will be in attendance. The poster and “soap-box” sessions will only run during the core week, June 8-12.

Please submit abstracts via The deadline for submissions is January 16, 2015. Submissions will be peer-reviewed, with authors being notified by late February 2015. For more information, contact James O’Sullivan ( and/or Mary Galvin (

For further details on the DHSI Colloquium, see



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