About the report: On Friday, September 20, 2019, the Library of Congress hosted the Machine Learning + Libraries Summit. This one-day conference convened 75 cultural heritage professionals (roughly 50 from outside the Library of Congress and 25 staff from within) to discuss the on-the-ground applications of machine learning technologies in libraries, museums, and universities. Hosting…

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From the report: Slavic Studies DH is having a moment. The energy has been building for some time: North American Slavists are joining the active DH affiliate group of our main professional organization (ASEEES), and DH initiatives are thriving across Russia. Slavic DHers from around the globe met at last summer’s major annual DH conference…

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From the report: The Association for Computers in the Humanities (ACH) Conference took place at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, PA, July 32-26, 2019. While this conference might seem out of scope for me–an undergraduate studying Psychology and Language, Media, & Communications–I was there to present on work I had done as a teaching…

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From the report: In mid-October, I presented on a roundtable titled “Teaching the American West Online” at the Western History Association’s annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our panel also included Dr. Jennifer Thigpen (Washington State University), Cassandra Clark ( Ph.D. Candidate, University of Utah), and was chaired by Dr. Sandra Mathews (Nebraska Wesleyan University)….

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From the report: The 9th Annual University of Kansas Digital Humanities Forum “Bodies | Justice | Futures” was held at KU on October 3 – 4, 2019. Opening Keynote: Janet Chávez Santiago, Oaxaca, Mexico, “Indigenous Language and Culture Visibility in the Digital Age: Examples from Zapotec Activism,” Oct. 3 Janet Chávez Santiago discussed the challenges and…

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From the report: The Association for Computers and the Humanities was delighted to support the participation of  early career scholars in the ACH2019 conference held in Pittsburgh, PA. We thank these students for their participation in the conference and for reflecting upon their experiences in the posts below… Read the full report here.

About the report: Ensuring the accessibility of web content is key to ensuring that users with disabilities have equal access to online information and services. However, as a review of the literature demonstrates, even in the face of legal requirements, accessibility problems persist across the web, including in the online content created and shared by…

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