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The Fourth Utah Symposium on the Digital Humanities (DHU4) 2019

What is DHU4?

The fourth Utah Symposium on the Digital Humanities continues conversations that have taken place at earlier DHU conferences. It enables scholars in Utah and neighboring regions to dwell further on issues that are of concern to the digital humanities.

DHU4 explores the links and intersections which join humans, machines, and disparate vocational cultures. These links are central to Utah’s own history. In 1861, in Salt Lake City, Western Union linked together the nation with the transcontinental telegraph. In 1869, the “golden spike” joined the two halves of the transcontinental railroad. A century later, in 1969, the University of Utah became the fourth node or intersection of the Arpanet. For the anniversary year of 2019, in conjunction with the second annual Lingofest conference, we aim to expand, deepen, and examine the connections between people who work in, and reflect on, the digital culture that has emerged in concert with these networks.

When and Where Is DHU4?

February 1- 2, 2019
Weber State University 

Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Stadium
3870 Stadium Way
Ogden, Utah  84408
Ogden Campus Map (SK in the map)

All panel discussion rooms have sweeping panoramic views of the northern Great Salt Lake and the Promontory Mountains.


(lunch/snacks included)

$60 Faculty / $40 Students

$20 Optional Lingofest registration (lunch also included)

Register  Schedule


Our Speakers


Safiya Noble

Associate professor at the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School of Communication

Author of Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Miriam Posner

Assistant professor at the University of Southern California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Education & Information Studies


Call for Papers/Presentations

Paper and presentation proposals are now being accepted through November 2, 2018.  We welcome a broad array of proposals! 
Read the submission guidelines.   


Contact Luke Fernandez ( )


College of Engineering, Applied Science, and Technology
Peterson Leadership in Technology Speaker Series
Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities
Weber State University Stewart Library
Weber State University Center for Community Engaged Learning
Weber State University Access & Diversity Office
Weber State University Office of the President