The Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL) is pleased to sponsor and support a number of events and activities, among them those listed below, and has also led national and international conference events.

For more information, please contact Ray Siemens, ETCL Director, at / For general updates about ETCL-sponsored events please subscribe to the ETCL mailing list at

Digital Scholarship on Tap

Digital Scholarship on Tap is an interdisciplinary lecture series that brings together faculty, students, and staff across campus in a collegial atmosphere to discuss developments in digital scholarship, research, and teaching in our increasingly cybernated world. Scholars from different fields will come together to share their take on a chosen topic in a variety of formats, including panels, interviews, debates, round tables, and lectures, after which the floor will be open for discussion.

Members: various, session by session, several per term

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Nuts & Bolts

The Nuts & Bolts series invites all of those doing or interested in digital humanities work at UVic to meet at several points during the academic year in order to discuss praxis as well as pertinent trends and issues. This series has various members and has been running since 2011.

Members: various, session by session, several per term

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Visiting Speakers

The ETCL hosts talks by leading figures and emerging leaders in the digital humanities and humanities more broadly. Some of these talks are aligned with DHSI, but many are ETCL-specific. Lead: Ray Siemens (English).

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