A Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities is an event where digital humanists from around the world document what they do. Day of DH began in 2009, at the University of Alberta and has been hosted by other institutions since that time. Day of DH has also been adopted by specific language communities that extend beyond national borders. For example, a Spanish language day has been held and potentially a Francophone day
History of Day of DH
The following institutions have hosted Day of DH over the past decade and more. Some of the sites are still live and you can see the excitement and broad participation that Day of DH has generated.
University of Alberta
- 2009: Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities 2009
- 2010: Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities 2010
- 2011: Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities 2011
- 2012: Day of DH 2012
Michigan State University
LINHD, UNED, Humanidades Digitales CAICYT
Bibliography and Data
Day of DH has also resulted in several publications, datasets and archives. References will be added below.
- Rockwell, Geoffrey, Peter Organisciak, Megan Meredith-Lobay , et al. "The Design of an International Social Media Event: A Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities," DHQ 6.2, 2012. [http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/6/2/000123/000123.html ]