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CFP: Digital Humanities Education Workshop



Scholars and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for presentations to be held at a workshop focused on digital humanities education.

The workshop is entitled “Cross-university collaboration in Digital Humanities & Social Science (DHSS) and Digital Humanities & Cultural Heritage (DHCH) Education”. It will focus on educational matters in the field and will be held online on March 7. Accepted presentations will be run during the workshop’s open period segment.


This workshop is part of the Digital Humanities in Nordic and Baltic Countries Annual Conference, running March 8-10, 2023. For more information on the workshop, please visit: https://lnu.se/en/research/research-groups/digital-humanities/workshop-online-2023/


Proposals should be 300 words in length and are to be submitted to dh.edu.ws@lnu.se by 15 January 2023. Proposals will be reviewed by the workshop organizers. Presenters will be notified of acceptance the following week. The presentations should address a specific topic related to the workshop’s themes.


Workshop themes

  • Collaborations/exchanges in digital humanities (DH) instruction

  • Project-based/problem-based DH education

  • Interdisciplinary/cross-disciplinary/cross-sectoral/international cooperation in DH education

  • Existing programs, modules or individual courses in DH (e.g., design, target student groups, content, job market, evaluation, experiences, lessons-learned)

  • Currently developed programs, modules or individual courses in DH (e.g., design choices, target student groups, resource management, related issues)

  • Capacity building for student employability

Further details on workshop

  • The workshop will allow established and recent DH programs and educational initiatives to report on their experiences, allowing us to form a diverse community of pedagogues to critically discuss topical issues relating to DH education. The DHNB venue encourages participation by teachers, researchers and developers from different perspectives

  • As the sixth workshop on education at DHNB, this year this workshop will focus on higher education in DH, aiming at pedagogical development and infrastructure building. Workshop participants will share their DH teaching experiences, including discussions of strategies, tools, platforms, evaluations, outcomes, and problems.

  • The workshop will also explore a series of initiatives from the DHNB Higher Education Working Group intended to enable collaborative education among fellow universities with DHSS/DHCH programmes/courses/modules. Currently, there are three primary initiatives the Higher Education Working Group which we will address in the workshop’s main session: (1) DHSS/DHCH course exchanges, (2) project-based education, and (3) DHSS/DHCH instruction seminars

  • The intended audience of this workshop are course instructors and programme managers for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) and Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (DHCH) programs; researchers working on DHSS/DHCH education; professionals interested in DHSS/DHCH program, courses, or modules.

  • The workshop is scheduled for March 7, 8:30 – 12:30 (CET)

Workshop organizers

  • Ahmad Kamal (contact: ahmad.kamal[at]lnu.se), Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities; iInstitute, Linnaeus University, Sweden

  • Jonas Ingvarsson (contact: jonas.ingvarsson[at]lir.gu.se), Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, Faculty of Humanities; University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Koraljka Golub, Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities; iInstitute, Linnaeus University, Sweden

  • Isto Huvila, Olle Sköld and Anna Foka Department of ALM (Archival Science, Library & Information Science, and Museum & Heritage Studies), Uppsala University, Sweden

  • Marianne Ping Huang, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Mikko Tolonen, Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

 

News submitted by Ahmad Kamal, Linnaeus University, iInstitute

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