Our culture is deeply affected by digital praxis: the way we perceive space, time, relationships between public and private spheres, our identity and our privacy are undergoing intense structural changes. The entirety of our lives, our worldviews and our values are being altered. Literature has also experienced this metamorphosis in terms of its boundaries, styles and structures, as well as with its cultural, social and political functions. Digital praxis has an impact on both hypermedia literary forms and print literature. The Canada Research Chair is less focused on digital literature itself, and more on literature in the digital era. This perspective involves understanding how our culture is being globally affected through the analysis of recent changes in every aspect of literature in the digital age (for example, the concepts of the author, the literary work, as well as the notions text and fiction).
Guest Seminar by Pierre Lévy on the IEML (Information Economy MetaLanguage) Project
October 24-26, 2022
The Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities and the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques (CRIHN) invite Pierre Lévy to conduct a seminar, from October 24 to 26, 2022, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EST), at the University of Montreal, accessible online here, on the interdisciplinary project IEML, that he has been developing and ...
March 1-3, 2023 Emmanuelle Lescouet co-hosts, from March 1 to 3, 2022 at the Maison des Sciences et de l'Homme in Brittany, the colloquium "Entre science et magie : les savoirs dans les cultures de l'imaginaire" (Between Science and Magic: Knowledge in Speculative Cultures) with the Laboratoire des imaginaires.
November 17-18, 2022 Yann Audin is co-president of the VocUM International Conference's 2022 Edition, organized by students of the Université de Montréal, all from different fields of study relating to language.
November 7, 2022 The Building 21 Project of McGill University invites Marcello Vitali-Rosati, on November 7 at 1:30 p.m. (EST), to discuss artificial intelligence in the humanities. In person at Building 21, and online (link to come on the project's website).
October 28, 2022 Emmanuelle Lescouet co-hosts, on October 28, 2022 at the Maison des Sciences et de l’Homme en Bretagne, the "Le choix dans les cultures de l'imaginaire" (Choice in Speculative Cultures) colloquium with the Laboratoire des imaginaires. Follow the colloquium online starting from 3 p.m. (EST).
October 27 to 29, 2022
The Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities holds, from October 27 to 29, 2022 in the Lionel-Groulx building of the University of Montreal, the symposium "Anthological Navigations: The Greek Anthology in the Era of Digital Classics". Details, schedule and registration here!
October 24-26, 2022
The Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities and the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques (CRIHN) invite Pierre Lévy to conduct a seminar, from October 24 to 26, 2022, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EST), at the University of Montreal, accessible online here, on the interdisciplinary project IEML, that he has been developing and directing for the past twenty years.
October 6, 2022 Emmanuelle Lescouet is invited, on October 6, 2022 at 2 p.m. (EST), to give a lecture in the class "La lecture : fondements et processus" (Reading: Foundations and Processes) taught at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
September 27, 2022
Mathilde Verstraete and Marcello Vitali-Rosati give a talk, on September 27, 2022, as part of the workshop "Éditions critiques numériques et multilinguisme" (Critical Digital Editions and Multilingualism) held by the Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques, on the algorithmic exploration of the Greek Anthology project.
September 5, 2022
Corpus, the livestream show hosted by Emmanuelle Lescouet on the Chair's Twitch channel, is back for a second season on September 5, 2022, live every Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EST)!
July 25-29, 2022
The annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations will take place from July 25 to 29, 2022 both online and in person. The Chair's team will be giving and hosting multiple talks and workshops. To obtain participation or registration links, visit the conference's Website.