Black Digital Humanities Symposium
Co-Designing Black Futures

Event Date: April 12, 2024
Format: Online Virtual Symposium

Hosted By: The Black Digital Humanities Lab
Jackson State University Department of Art 
& University of Toronto Diversity Working Group 
in collaboration with the
Center for Africana Digital Humanities at Clark Atlanta
& The School of Cities at the University of Toronto



Context and Invitation:

In an era of rapid technological advancements and shifting global dynamics, Black Digital Humanities (BDH) stands as a crucial area for understanding and influencing these changes, particularly as they relate to Black experiences and futures. We invite graduate students, practitioners, community activists, and artists to contribute to our symposium, which aims to harness BDH's transformative potential.

Submissions are now closed. Stay tuned for updates!

Envisioning 
Black Futures
Envisioning future scenarios within Black communities in response to current global and technological changes.
Planting the Seeds: 
Early BDH Projects
Showcasing foundational BDH projects and their alignment with leading scholarly perspectives.
Building Futures with New Technologies
Innovative uses of technology in shaping Black futures, focusing on cultural preservation, storytelling, and community engagement.
Protecting Futures: Ethics in BDH
Navigating ethical challenges in BDH, promoting equitable representation and responsible technology use.
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