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Professional Organizations

Posted by on Sunday, June 14, 2020 in Graduate Student Resources.

Professional Organizations

Professional associations for the digital humanities seek to further research and promote interest in the field.  In addition to broad DH associations, you may also find organizations related to a particular region or discipline.

General Organizations

ACH (The Association for Computers and the Humanities)
The ACH is the largest professional society for the digital humanities in the U.S. They support and disseminate research and cultivate a vibrant professional community through conferences, publications, and outreach activities. To become a member, visit their website.

ADHO (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations)
An international umbrella for DH organizations. To learn more, read the ADHO’s mission statement.

HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory)
HASTAC is an interdisciplinary community of humanists, artists, social scientists, scientists, and technologists from over 400+ affiliate organizations including Vanderbilt University. Check out their website to become a member, read about the annual conference, look for DH tools, share ideas, and learn about HASTAC initiatives.

For more information about HASTAC at Vanderbilt, please contact our center.

Interassociation Caucuses

Many discipline-specific organizations like the American Historical Association, American Library Association, and the Modern Language Association have working groups or committees dedicated to DH-based research. Check out the links below or the homepage of your professional society to find out more.