UTA Hosts Texas Digital Humanities Conference


The second annual Texas Digital Humanities Conference, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the College of Liberal Arts and the UT Arlington Libraries, will be held April 9-11 at the Central Library.

The three-day event will focus on a better understanding of the history and future of digital humanities in Texas, specifically addressing issues related to secondary and higher education. The departments of Art & Art History, English, History and Linguistics & TESOL, as well as the Honors College, are also sponsors.

“This conference comes out of group of researchers who were interested in setting up a regional network of scholars at different Texas universities who all worked in the interdisciplinary area of digital humanities,” said Associate Professor and Department Chair Laurel Smith Stvan (Linguistics & TESOL). “Often these researchers have been scattered across different departments on a campus, even though they might be using some of the same…

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