Canadian Society for Digital Humanities

Association #255
Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH )
Conference dates: 
Sunday, June 2, 2019 to Wednesday, June 5, 2019
To attend this conference, register for Congress and add CSDH #255 in Section 3 of the registration form.
Registration is required for all conference attendees, including speakers, presenters, panelists, organizers and those chairing or attending a session.
The Canadian Society for Digital Humanities ( invites scholars, practitioners, and graduate students to submit proposals for papers, panels, and digital demonstrations for its annual meeting, which will be held at the 2019 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of British Columbia, from June 2-4 ( We encourage submissions on all topics relating to both theory and practice in the evolving field of the digital humanities. The opening plenary will be delivered by Professor Deb Verhoeven. The conference will close with a plenary delivered by Victor Temprano. Deb Verhoeven, currently Associate Dean of Engagement and Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney, will be joining the University of Alberta as a Canada 150 Chair in April 2019. Deb has been called Australia’s “most innovative academic,” and is a leading scholar in the field of gender and cultural informatics. Victor Temprano is a programmer and developer engaged in many activist projects. He runs Mapster, a Vancouver-based company specializing in interactive maps. In 2015, Victor created, a website which visualizes Indigenous territories, languages, and treaties, originally in Canada and now increasingly worldwide. has achieved notoriety through social media and is frequently used as a teaching tool. 2019 Program committee: Barbara Bordalejo (program chair), Megan Meredith Lobay (local organizer), Kim Martin, Susan Brown, Lai-Tze Fan, François Dominic Laramée, and Luis Meneses.
Open events: 
Date & time Event Hosted by Series
Jun 2 -
13:30 - 15:00
Where do Interdisciplinary Researchers Fit? Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Association events
Jun 2 -
14:00 - 15:30
"Ecologies of Text and World: Hester Pulter and the Art of Making" Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, Canadian Association for Translation Studies, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Association events
Scholars in the digital humanities are engaged in diverse digital and computer-assisted research, teaching, and creation. CSDH/SCHN welcomes proposals from all constituencies and disciplines, and encourages applications from women, Indigenous people, people of colour, LGBTQ+, or other underrepresented groups.
Call-for-papers deadline: 
December 17, 2018
President's Reception: 
June 3, 2019
Program Chairs: 

Susan Brown, University of Guelph

Local Arrangement Coordinators: 

Megan Lobay, The University of British Columbia


For more information, contact the association directly. Please note that conference registration fees are separate from the association's membership fees.