[EADH] CFP: Right2Left at DHSI 2019


#Right2Left at #DHSI2019 is interested in exploring challenges, opportunities, and implications that are distinctive to digital work in languages written from right to left such as Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Syriac. We are soliciting proposals for a half-day workshop to take place on 8 June 2019, between the first and second week of DHSI.


Topics for exploration might include:


multi-directional textsdigital methods and RTL scriptsRTL workaroundspre-Unicode histories of RTL digital environments LTR transliteration/approximation of RTL languagesdigital literacies in RTL environmentsminimal RTL computingdigital pedagogy for RTL languagesRTL TEI XMLlocalisation for RTL culturesrethinking DH for RTL languagesRTL digital cultures and the humanitiesRTL digitality for research and pedagogy in the social sciencesRTL digital cultures and public users\’ behaviour

The format is yet to be determined, but the workshop might include presentations, lightning talks of work in progress or future research ideas, field reports, brainstorming sessions, tool demos, and an opportunity for social networking. If you are interested in participating, please send your expression of interest indicating both your topic and the desired format of your participation to <rtlright2left@gmail.com> by 21 January 2019. Include in your submission a short bio statement of no more than 150 words.


Best wishes,

Right2Left Organising Committee