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CFP: "Right to Left" at DHSI 2021

"We are soliciting papers related to digital work in any living or historical RTL language such as Arabic, Azeri, Hebrew, Kurdish, Ottoman, Persian, Syriac or Urdu. Possible topics might include RTL languages and cultures seen from any of these angles:

  • bidi/multidirectionality
  • digital culture in RTL societies
  • open social scholarship
  • digital pedagogy
  • integrating RTL into global digital humanities
  • platforms and user experience
  • transliteration practices (e.g., Arabizi, P/Finglish)
  • internationalization/localization (e.g., interface translation)
  • adapting and building digital resources and methods (e.g., RTL XML)

Please send 200-word abstracts and participant bios to by February 25, 2021.
Accepted participants will prepare a pre-recorded short talk (10 mins) which will be posted in advance of the conference on a password-protected site available to conference registrants. During the conference there will be a two-hour live discussion of accepted papers.

A publication of papers from this year’s conference is anticipated along with previous two years in the open access journal Interdisciplinary Digital Engagement in Arts & Humanities (IDEAH)."

February 25, 2021 12:00 am

Event type: Call for Papers