The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC)


The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH)

invite you to the conference

Digital Humanities 2006

5-9 July, 2006

at the Sorbonne, Paris, France


The joint conference of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing and the Association for Computers and the Humanities is the oldest established meeting of scholars working at the intersection of advanced information technologies and the humanities, annually attracting a distinguished international community at the forefront of their fields.

Submissions are invited on all topics concerning humanities computing :

  • text analysis, corpora, language processing
  • IT in librarianship and documentation
  • computer-based research in literary,cultural and historical studies,
  • computing applications for the arts, architecture and music
  • research issues such as
    • information design and modelling
    • the cultural impact of the new media
  • the role of humanities computing in academic curricula

Submissions may be of three types :

1. Papers. The submission should be of 1500 words maximum. The duration of the paper is 20-25 minutes. Submissions are peer-reviewed.

2. Poster presentations and software demonstrations. This is especially suitable for work in progress to be discussed with delegates. Poster presentations will be reviewed on the same criteria as paper presentations.

3. Sessions. These can be either 3-paper sessions or panel discussions on a chosen topic. Sessions will be peer reviewed on the same criteria as paper presentations.

Submissions may be in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian, but submissions in languages other than English or French are expected to provide an English summary. The firm deadline for submissions is November 30, 2005. Presenters will be notified of acceptance February 24th, 2006.

A limited number of bursaries for young scholars will be made available

Examples of programmes and abstracts from previous conferences can be found at:

For more information please contact:

Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen
Chair of the International Programme Committee
Liliane Gallet-Blanchard
Local Organiser

International Programme Committee:
Edward Vanhoutte, University of Antwerp / CTB, Royal Academy, Belgium
Lisa Lena Opas-Hanninen (Chair) University of Oulu, Finland
Espen Ore, National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway
Alejandro Bia, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain
Lorna Hughes, King’s College London, UK
Stefan Sinclair, University of Alberta, Canada
John Unsworth, Université of Illinois-Urbana, USA
Elisabeth BURR, Université Leipzig


The call for papers is closed