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Digital Humanities and the Undergraduate Experience

Edwardsville, IL
Organization: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IRIS Center
Categories: Digital Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Pedagogy, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy
Event Date: 2019-04-26 to 2019-04-27 Abstract Due: 2019-02-08

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IRIS Center in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences and Lewis and Clark Community College is hosting the interdisciplinary conference “Digital Humanities and the Undergraduate Experience” on April 26 & 27, 2019. We are currently seeking proposals from university and college students, staff, and faculty to present on their approach to integrating digital humanities approaches into undergraduate curriculum, informal learning environments, and student life.

Potential topics might address:

  • Innovative approaches to using established digital humanities projects in the classroom
  • Undergraduates sharing their digital research
  • Engaging students in DH practices
  • DH integration within particular institutional settings
  • DH pedagogy and intersectionality
  • Approaches to DH curriculum that crosses disciplinary boundaries
  • Service learning, community engagement and the digital humanities
  • Undergraduate DH program design (ie. minors/majors/certificates)
  • DH in informal educational environments

By bringing together students, faculty, and practicing professionals, this conference will allow discussions about the intersection of original, collaborative research with pedagogy and curriculum design.

Proposals can be made for:

  • Poster Presentations 
  • Flash talks (3 minutes)
  • Individual papers (15 minutes)
  • Fully constituted panels (90 minutes)
  • Workshops (90 minutes)

Abstracts no longer than 300 words in length can be submitted at iris.siue.edu/undergrad-dh/cfp. Submissions are due by 5 pm on Friday, February 8, 2019. Decisions regarding acceptance will be announced by March 1.



Katherine Knowles