CFP: Right2Left at DHSI 2019

The Right2Left Organising Committee is soliciting proposals for a half-day workshop on June 8, 2019, at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. The workshop will focus on digital work in languages written from right to left (RTL), and topics may include:

  • multi-directional texts
  • digital methods and RTL scripts
  • RTL workarounds
  • pre-Unicode histories of RTL digital environments
  • LTR transliteration/approximation of RTL languages
  • digital literacies in RTL environments
  • minimal RTL computing
  • digital pedagogy for RTL languages
  • RTL TEI XML
  • localisation for RTL cultures
  • rethinking DH for RTL languages
  • RTL digital cultures and the humanities
  • RTL digitality for research and pedagogy in the social sciences
  • RTL digital cultures and public users’ behaviour

Applicants should send an expression of interest, including a short biographical statement of no more than 150 words, to rtlright2left@gmail.com by January 21, 2019.

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This post was produced through a cooperation among Jennifer Matthews, Paschalia Terzi, Joseph Grobelny, Patti McCall, Heather Froehlich, and Saskia Scheltjens, (Editors-at-large for the week), Sarah Melton (Editor for the week), and Caitlin Christian-Lamb, Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara, Roxanne Shirazi, and Patrick Williams (dh+lib Review Editors).

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