Proposal Form – English

Proposals to present at the 2024 Global DH Symposium will go through the Oxford Abstracts system. Because the proposal form is only visible when logged into Oxford Abstracts, we have included the questions and structure of the form below.

Please feel free to use the “Translate” button at the bottom of the page to allow Google Translate to assist in sharing the form more broadly.

Form header information

Deadline – Sunday, 22nd October Monday, 9th October, 2023

msuglobaldh.org

Virtual: March 18-20, 2024

In-Person: March 22-23, 2024 (at Michigan State University; presentations on 22nd and unconference on 23rd)

The virtual Symposium is fully able to support presentations in English and Spanish through live interpretation. The in-person Symposium will be in English. We are interested in supporting participation and presentation in additional languages as much as possible, within our capacity, so please reach out if you would prefer to engage with the conference in another language. We will do our best to accommodate you.

The deadline to submit a proposal is by the end of the day Sunday, October 22 Monday, October 9, 2023, midnight in your timezone.

Call for Proposals – English

Call for Proposals – Español

* required question

Form questions – asked of all presentation types

Title of Presentation*

  • Description: This title will be used on the Symposium website program and abstracts pages
  • Question type: Open text box

Proposal*

  • Description:
    • Include your proposal below in 250-300 words.* If accepted, this proposal language will serve as the description for your presentation and will be shared on the Symposium program and abstracts page.
    • The Global Digital Humanities Symposium will conduct an open review process. Names and institutional affiliations of submitters will be shared with reviewers, and names and affiliations of reviewers will be shared with submitters along with a comment on their submission. 
    • The virtual symposium is able to support presentations in English and Spanish. The in-person symposium will support presentations in English. Proposals (abstracts) and presentations need not be given in the same language.
    • * Pre-Composed Panel proposals include: 100 words describing the panel as a whole, plus titles for each presentation within the panel and 100 words describing each presentation in the panel..
  • Question type: Open text box (formatting allowed)

Keywords

  • Description: Add up to 4 keywords or phrases that describe or categorize your work. These will be used to assist in assigning reviewers.
  • Question type: 4 open text boxes

Presenters and Affiliations*

  • Description: Enter the names of ALL presenters/authors in the order in which you wish them to appear in the program.
  • Question type and field details:
    • Author – asks for “First Name” and “Last Name” (required); there’s a checkbox for “Presenting” (required). There’s an email address field (required).
    • Asks for Affiliations for each person (allows for each person to have multiple affiliations), which require input of “Institution”, “City”, and “Country” (country is a dropdown) – these are optional
    • 1 author is required, and submitters can add as many authors as they like

Presenter(s) Role(s)

  • Description: Add all roles that describe the presenters from the list below. This information is collected solely so the symposium organizers may best support the attending community. It will not be used in evaluation of proposals.
  • Question type: Dropdown – can select multiple from the following options:
    • Academic Specialist
    • Adjunct or Part time faculty
    • Community Member
    • Graduate student
    • Independent researcher
    • Librarian
    • Tenure track faculty
    • Undergraduate Student
    • Other

Preferred Presentation Format*

  • Description: Please note that there are different presentation options for each format. See the Call for Proposals for further details. At the end of the form, you will have the opportunity to indicate if you are open to presenting in another format (in the “Alternate Format” question).
  • Question type: Button – select only 1
    • Virtual
    • In-Person (at Michigan State University)

Form questions for Virtual presentation types only

Type of Virtual Presentation*

  • Description:
    • Virtual Presentation Types:
    • Presentation (15 minute presentation)
    • Pre-Composed Panel (60 minutes for several presentations and discussion)
    • Workshop (30-minute pre-recorded training session then 30 minutes for questions)
    • Project Showcase (7-minute pre-recorded presentation then 23 minutes for poster-style discussion)
  • Question type: Button – select 1
    • Presentation
    • Pre-Composed Panel
    • Workshop
    • Project Showcase

Presentation Language(s)*

  • Description:
    • The virtual Symposium is fully able to support presentations in English and Spanish through live interpretation. Select the language that you would prefer to present in during the Symposium. If your submission is for a panel, please indicate all languages that will be presented in as part of the panel. Proposals and presentations do not need to be given in the same language.
    • If you would prefer to present in another language, select “Other”, and we will email you to find out how we can best support your participation in the Symposium, even without guaranteed live interpretation.
  • Question type: Checkbox – can select multiple
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Other

Alternate Format (for Virtual)*

  • Description: I/we would accept an offer to present my/our submission in an alternate format than the format selected above.
  • Question type: Button – select only 1
    • Yes, but only virtual (e.g. Project Showcase instead of 15 Minute Presentation)
    • Yes, either virtual OR in-person (e.g. In-Person Lightning Talk instead of 15 Minute Presentation)
    • No

Form questions for In-Person presentation types only

Type of In-Person Presentation*

  • Description: Types of In-person Presentations:
    • Lightning Talk (7 minute presentation)
    • Pre-Composed Panel (60 minutes for several presentations and discussion)
    • Workshop (60 minutes)
    • Poster
  • Question type: Button – select only 1
    • Lightning Talk
    • Pre-Composed Panel
    • Workshop
    • Poster

Alternate Format (In-Person)*

  • Description: I/we would accept an offer to present my/our submission in an alternate format than the format than selected above.
  • Question type: Button – select only 1
    • Yes, but only in-person (e.g. Poster instead of Lightning Talk)
    • Yes, either for in-person or virtual (e.g. Project Showcase instead of Lightning Talk)
    • No

Form questions – asked of all presentation types

How did you hear about the Symposium?

  • Description: We are curious to learn more about how we can improve awareness of and engagement with the Symposium for the future (please be specific if you can).
  • Question type: Open text box