Related Communities

“The African American History, Culture, and Digital Humanities (AADHum) Initiative brings African American studies and digital humanities together in order to support scholars and expand upon both fields, making the digital humanities more inclusive of African American history and culture and enriching African American studies research with digital methods, archives, and tools.”

Slack channels
YouTube channel

“The purpose of the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) is to support, facilitate, and promote the creation and use of edited texts and other acts of recovery through cooperation and exchange among those concerned with uncovering, contextualizing, sustaining, and preserving primary source materials, texts, and cultural artifacts—including editors, teachers, students, interdisciplinary scholars, librarians, archivists, genealogists, and others.”

Advocacy efforts at the federal funding level and elsewhere
Annual conference
Membership directory
Scholarly Editing, an annual, open-access journal
Tri-annual membership newsletter

“The Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium (DEFCon) is a national consortium of digital ethnic studies practitioners led by Roopika Risam (Salem State University), Sonya Donaldson (New Jersey City University), Jamila Moore Pewu (California State University, Fullerton), Toniesha Taylor (Texas Southern University), and Keja Valens (Salem State University). Through events, professional development, networking opportunities, and a regranting program, we support the work of faculty, librarians, and students who are undertaking research and teaching at the intersections of digital humanities and ethnic studies fields.”

Grants for course and curriculum development
Reading group
Recommended tools and readings

“The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) is an annual digital scholarship training institute that takes place at the University of Victoria. Every summer, DHSI brings together faculty, staff, and students from the arts, humanities, library, and archives communities as well as independent scholars and participants from areas beyond. DHSI provides a community-based environment for discussing and learning about new technologies and how they influence teaching, research, creation, and preservation in different disciplines. Around 800-900 participants attend this time of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, where participants share ideas and methods as well as develop expertise in advanced technologies.”

Annual trainings

Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage (‘Recovery’) is an international program to locate, preserve and disseminate Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form since colonial times until 1980. The program has compiled a comprehensive bibliography of books, pamphlets, manuscripts and ephemera produced by Latinos. The holdings available at the project include thousands of original books, manuscripts, archival items and ephemera, a microfilm collection of approximately 1,400 historical newspapers, hundreds of thousands of microfilmed and digitized items, a vast collection of photographs, an extensive authority list and personal papers. In addition, the program has published or reprinted more than 40 historical books, two anthologies and nine volumes of research articles. The program organizes a biennial international conference and has some five thousand affiliated scholars, librarians and archivists. Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage is the premier center for research on Latino documentary history in the United States.”

Biennial conference
Catalog of published works
Research grants
YouTube channel

“The Society for Textual Scholarship is an international organization of scholars working in textual studies, editing and editorial theory, electronic textualities, and issues of textual culture across a wide variety of disciplines. The Society welcomes all those whose work explores the ideological structures and material processes that shape the transmission, reception, production, and interpretation of texts.”