<html>
  <head>

    <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
  </head>
  <body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#000000">
    <br>
    May be of interest to GeoHumanities SIG members -<br>
    <div class="moz-forward-container"><br>
      <br>
      -------- Forwarded Message --------
      <table class="moz-email-headers-table" border="0" cellpadding="0"
        cellspacing="0">
        <tbody>
          <tr>
            <th align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap" valign="BASELINE">Subject:
            </th>
            <td>[Libdh-sig] Global Digital Humanities Symposium
              (3/16-17), Call for Proposals (Deadline 12/9) + Travel
              funds</td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <th align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap" valign="BASELINE">Date: </th>
            <td>Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:44:17 -0500</td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <th align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap" valign="BASELINE">From: </th>
            <td>Kristen Mapes <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:kmapes@msu.edu">&lt;kmapes@msu.edu&gt;</a></td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <th align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap" valign="BASELINE">To: </th>
            <td><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:libdh-sig@lists.digitalhumanities.org">libdh-sig@lists.digitalhumanities.org</a></td>
          </tr>
        </tbody>
      </table>
      <br>
      <br>
      <div dir="ltr">
        <div>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Global Digital Humanities Symposium at Michigan State University</span></p>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">March 16-17, 2017 </span></p>
          <p
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">CFP Reminder + Travel Funds available for presenters</span></p>
          <p
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">
</span></p>
          <p
style="font-size:12.8px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span
style="background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline"><font
                color="#000000" face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.8px;white-space:pre-wrap">We are committed to bringing a wide-ranging and diverse group of participants and presenters for our conference. To further this end, there will be funds available to assist or offset the costs of travel. Please email us [<a moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:dh@msu.edu" target="_blank">dh@msu.edu</a>] with any questions or clarification.</span></font><br>
            </span></p>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">
Call for Proposals
Deadline to submit a proposal: Friday, December 9, 11:59pm EST</span></p>
          <p
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><font
              color="#000000"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap"><a moz-do-not-send="true" href="http://msuglobaldh.org/" target="_blank">msuglobaldh.org</a></span></font></p>
          <div dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><br>
          </div>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Digital Humanities at Michigan State University is proud to continue its symposium series on Global DH into its second year. Digital humanities scholarship continues to be driven by work at the intersections of of a range of distinct disciplines and an ethical commitment to preserve and broaden access to cultural materials. The most engaged global DH scholarship, </span><a
              moz-do-not-send="true"
              href="http://cplong.org/2016/10/critical-diversity-in-a-digital-age/"
              target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="background-color:rgb(253,253,253);text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">that which MSU champions</span></a><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, values digital tools that enhance the capacity of scholarly critique to reflect a broad range of literary, historical, new media, and cultural positions, and diverse ways of valuing cultural production and knowledge work. Particularly valuable are strategies in which the digital form expresses a critique of the digital content and the position of the researcher to their material. </span></p>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">With the growth of the digital humanities, particularly in under-resourced and underrepresented areas, a number of complex issues surface, including, among others, questions of ownership, cultural theft, virtual exploitation, digital rights, and the digital divide. We view the 2017 symposium as an opportunity to broaden the conversation about these issues. Scholarship that works across borders with foci on transnational partnerships and globally accessible data is especially welcome.</span></p>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Michigan State University has been</span><a
              moz-do-not-send="true"
              href="http://www.isp.msu.edu/about/about-isp/"
              target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="background-color:rgb(253,253,253);text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">intentionally global</span></a><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> for more than 60 years, with over 1,400 faculty involved in international research, teaching, and service. For the past 20 years, MSU has developed a strong research area in culturally engaged, global digital humanities.</span><a
              moz-do-not-send="true" href="http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/"
              target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="background-color:rgb(253,253,253);text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Matrix</span></a><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, a digital humanities and social science center at MSU, has done dozens of digital projects in</span><a
              moz-do-not-send="true"
href="http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/portfolio_categories/africa-related-projects/"
              target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="background-color:rgb(253,253,253);text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">West and Southern Africa</span></a><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> that have focused on ethical and reciprocal relationships, and capacity building. </span><a
              moz-do-not-send="true" href="http://wide.msu.edu/"
              target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="background-color:rgb(253,253,253);text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">WIDE</span></a><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> has set best practices for doing community engaged, international, archival work with the Samaritan Collections,</span><a
              moz-do-not-send="true"
              href="http://www2.matrix.msu.edu/portfolio-item/samaritan-archive-2-0/"
              target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="background-color:rgb(253,253,253);text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Archive 2.0</span></a><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">. Today many scholars in the humanities at MSU are engaged in digital projects relating to global, indigenous, and/or underrepresented groups and topics.</span></p>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This symposium, which will include a mixture of presentation types, welcomes 300-word proposals related to any of these issues, and particularly on the following themes and topics by </span><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Friday, December 9, 11:59pm EST:</span></p>
          <ul
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Critical cultural studies and analytics</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Cultural heritage in a range of contexts</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">How identity categories, and their intersections, shape digital humanities work </span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Global research dialogues and collaborations</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Indigeneity - anywhere in the world - and the digital</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Digital humanities, postcolonialism, and neocolonialism</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Global digital pedagogies</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(17,17,17);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Digital and global languages and literatures</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The state of global digital humanities community</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Digital humanities, the environment, and climate change</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(17,17,17);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The practice of digital humanities across textual, historical, and media divides</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Innovative and emergent technologies across institutions, languages, and economies</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Open data and open access policies in a global, postcolonial context</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Scholarly communication and knowledge production in a global context</span></p>
            </li>
          </ul>
          <div dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><br>
          </div>
          <p dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Presentation Formats:</span></p>
          <ul
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="background-color:rgb(255,255,255);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">3-5-minute lightning talks</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="background-color:rgb(255,255,255);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">15-minute papers</span></p>
            </li>
            <li dir="ltr"
style="margin-left:15px;list-style-type:disc;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:rgb(253,253,253);vertical-align:baseline">
              <p dir="ltr"
                style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="background-color:rgb(255,255,255);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">90-minute workshop proposals</span></p>
            </li>
          </ul>
          <div dir="ltr"
style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><br>
          </div>
          <span style="font-size:12.8px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Proposal form: </span><a moz-do-not-send="true" href="http://www.msuglobaldh.org/submit/" target="_blank" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;white-space:pre-wrap">http://www.msuglobaldh.org/<wbr>submit/</a></div>
<div><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div style="color:rgb(136,136,136)">Kristen Mapes</div><div style="color:rgb(136,136,136)">Digital Humanities Coordinator, College of Arts &amp; Letters</div><div style="color:rgb(136,136,136)">Michigan State University
</div><div style="color:rgb(136,136,136)">479 West Circle Drive, Linton Hall 308A</div><div style="color:rgb(136,136,136)">East Lansing MI 48824</div><div><font color="#1155cc">517.884.1712</font></div><div style="color:rgb(136,136,136)"><a moz-do-not-send="true" value="+17182165695" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)">kmapes@msu.edu</a></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>
</div>


</div>
</body></html>