CfP: Questioning models: Intersectionality and DH (extended deadline)

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CfP: Questioning models: Intersectionality and DH (extended deadline)

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that the deadline for submitting proposals for the "Questioning models: Intersectionality and DH" has been extended to the 15th September 2017.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Cologne!

Best regards,

Organizing committee


Call for Papers

The Cologne Centre for eHumanities (CCeH) is organising a three-day
symposium from the 8th to the 10th of November at the University of
Cologne. The event aims at exploring intersectional approaches on
textual scholarship and Digital Humanities theories, practices, and
tools. A session will be dedicated to Italian and German women writers
during the Renaissance. This  specific case study is part of a project
funded by NetEx (Network and Exchange funding programme, University of

We welcome proposals in any area of scholarship, that pay specific
attention to intersectionality, and that employ digital and
collaborative approaches to the study or the editing of marginalised
subjectivities and their digital modelling and representations. We
encourage the submission of projects presentations at an advanced
stage that investigate how digital technologies can re/produce, enable
or restrict the construction of identities (e.g. in racialised and
gendered terms).

Researchers of all levels, including students and professional
practitioners, are welcome. We expect a diverse audience of textual
scholars, historians, information scientists, social scientists,
digital humanists, graduate students and interested members of the
public. The communication language of the symposium will be English,
but we are accepting proposals and papers in English, Italian and

Type of presentations:

- Short paper (20 minutes)
- Lightning talk (10 minutes)
- Posters

To submit a paper, please email an abstract to up to 300 words as an
attachment to [hidden email] by 15th September, 2017.


Confirmed plenary speakers:

-Barbara Bordalejo (KU Leuven)
Øyvind Eide (University of Cologne)
Vera FaeŸhauer (Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main)
Domitilla Olivieri (Utrecht University)
Elena Pierazzo (University of Grenoble)
Serena Sapegno (University of Rome La Sapienza)

Topics include but are not restricted to:

- Critical race, feminism, gender, queer, and disability studies in
Digital Humanities
- Women writers during the Renaissance and women's writing
- Digitization, editing, and curation of primary texts and the writing
process by women and marginalized identities
- Building and analysing corpora of texts produced by or about
marginalised identities
- Traditional authorship, subversive subjectivities, and challenging
canonical models of scholarship
- The role of social media and new media in constructing racialised
and gendered identities
- Collaborative digital research, infrastructures, methods and tools
- Representations of identities, transmedia storytelling and digital media
- Digital archives in relation to black and LGBT histories
- The challenges and implications of developing digital literary
archives and online repositories of diaspora communities and
marginalised identities
- Context of production: diversity in academia, publishing, library,
information science, or programming
- Dissemination, accessibility,sustainability, and the challenges
faced by digital projects

Important dates:

Deadline for submissions: 15th September 2017
Notification of acceptance: 20th September 2017

Dr. Antonio Rojas Castro
Researcher, Cologne Center for eHumanities
Communication coordinator, EADH