Call for papers:Digital Humanities 2010

Next years Digital Humanities Conference is to be held at King’s College London (c0-hosted by CCH and CeRch). The call for papers is now out.

Abstract Deadline: Oct. 31, 2009

Proposals must be submitted electronically using the system which will be available at the conference web site from Oct. 1st. Presentations may be any of the following:

  • Single papers (abstract max of 1500 words)
  • Multiple paper sessions (overview max of 500 words)
  • Posters (abstract max of 1500 words)

Call for Papers

The International Programme Committee invites submissions of abstracts of 1500 words on any aspect of humanities computing, broadly understood to encompass the common ground between information technology and problems in humanities research and teaching. We welcome submissions in all areas of the humanities, particularly interdisciplinary work. We especially encourage submissions on the current state of the art in humanities computing, and on recent developments.

Suitable subjects for proposals include, for example,

  • text analysis, corpora, language processing, language learning
  • * IT in librarianship and documentation
  • computer-based research in cultural and historical studies
  • computing applications for the arts, architecture and music
  • research issues such as: information design and modelling; the cultural impact of the new media, scientific visualization.
  • the role of digital humanities in academic curricula

The special theme of the 2010 conference is cultural expression old and new.

The range of topics covered is reflected in the journals of the associations: Literary and Linguistic Computing (LLC), Oxford University Press, and the Digital Humanities Quarterly,

The deadline for submitting paper, session and poster proposals to the Programme Committee is Oct. 31th, 2009. All submissions will be refereed. Presenters will be notified of acceptance February 24, 2010. The electronic submission form will be available at the conference site from October 1st, 2009 (which will be linked from

Proposals for (non-refereed, or vendor) demos and for pre-conference tutorials and workshops should be made to the local conference organizer as early as possible (link)



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