Extending you the invitation to join United Fronteras on their first binational symposium focused on the Digital Humanities in the Mexico-United States Borderlands. The event will be happening from June 2-4, 2021.This symposium aims to understand the current state of digital humanities in this binational region and amplify the needs to solidify the outstanding work done about the Mexico-U.S. border prior and after its geopolitical division utilizing digital technologies with a humanities lens of this region. The last day a datathon will be happening where participants are invited to join, updating the current data of the projects and material compiled in the United Fronteras-US-Mexico border record, as well as adding news projects that should be part of this record. Awards will be available for the Datathon event!
- Wednesday, June 2(10:00 am - 1:35 pm CT): Roundtables and Panels
- Thursday, June 3 (10:00 am - 1:35 pm CT): Rountables and Panels
- Friday, June 4 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT): Datathon
Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/unitedfronteras
Additionally, United Fronteras will be giving 4 DH awards ($200 dollars) to support digital humanities projects, in its beginning stages or in development, focusing on the U.S.-Mexico border from pre-colonial times to the present. The due date to submit a 250 words proposal is May 31st to email@example.com. Please encourage students or non-academic members to apply!
Sylvia Fernández, Public and Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Kansas