iSchool to present research at the Digital Humanities 2023 conference

iSchool faculty, staff, and students will present their research and contribute in a number of other ways at DH2023, the annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), on July 10-14 in Graz, Austria. The digital humanities (DH) conference is the largest event of the international DH community and unites scholars from across the globe. The theme of this year's conference is "Collaboration as Opportunity."

iSchool participation and honors include:

PhD student Wenyi Shang has been selected to receive a "Best Review Award," a new award that celebrates the tremendous amount of behind-the-scenes intellectual labor required to organize a large conference like DH2023. Shang was nominated by many of the scholars whose submissions he peer-reviewed, and his contribution was chosen from among thousands of reviews written by hundreds of reviewers.

Assistant Professor Zoe LeBlanc will present "The Programming Historian: Developing a Digital Humanities Tutorial" on July 10 at 1:30 p.m. (Central European Summer Time). She will serve as a panelist for the session, "Research Software Engineer Careers and Project Involvement in Digital Humanities," on July 13 at 2:00 p.m. CEST.

Glen Layne-Worthey, associate director for research support services for the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), is completing a four-year term as chair of the ADHO Executive Board at the end of DH2023. In this role, he will appear at the conference's opening and closing plenary sessions, and he will chair the ADHO Community Forum on July 12 at 12:30 p.m. CEST, as well as the session, "Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage," on July 14 at 9:00 a.m. CEST.

HTRC Digital Humanities Specialist Ryan Dubnicek and Professor Ted Underwood will present "Piloting a Machine Learning Approach to Identify English-Language Fiction in the HathiTrust Digital Library" on July 13 at 11:00 a.m. CEST.

Professor J. Stephen Downie, PhD candidate Yuerong Hu, Underwood, and Layne-Worthey will present "Cross-Cultural Classics: Preliminary Findings from Goodreads Based in the U.S. and Douban Based in China" on July 14 at 11:00 a.m. CEST.

Shang, Underwood, and Hu will present a panel on "Reception History in Many Dimensions: New Research on Book Reviews" on July 14 at 2:00 p.m. CEST.

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