3.840 call for papers (105)

Willard McCarty (MCCARTY@vm.epas.utoronto.ca)
Tue, 12 Dec 89 20:14:46 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 3, No. 840. Tuesday, 12 Dec 1989.

Date: Tue, 12 Dec 89 19:40 EST
From: NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988 <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: Call for Papers



Third Biennial Conference

On Teaching Computers In The Humanities

Bronx campus, Fordham University

June 23-25, 1989

Papers are invited on all aspects of teaching computers and how
they may be used by Humanists in humanities disciplines, such as
Languages, History, Art, Music, Writing, Philosophy, Communi-
cations, and others. Topics may well include, without being
limited to:

tools for textual analysis computers and creativity
computers and literature historical simulations
faculty development research software
laboratories/facilities for research or teaching
new applications in humanist disciplines
databases for instruction or research
computer environments for humanists
computers in linguistics research

The focus of the conference is on creating a research
environment for humanists and teaching humanists how the computer
can be used as a tool in their disciplines. In general, computer-
assisted instruction is not a topic within the conference.

Selected papers from the conference will appear in a special
issue of the official journal of ACH,Computers and the Humanities.


Submission: 15 Jan 90
Acceptance notification: 1 Mar 90
Full versions of papers: 1 May 90

Authors should submit four copies of an abstract of approx-
imately 1000 words to the program committee. Topics for panel
discussion or software demonstrations are also invited. If you
wish to propose a panel, please send an abstract of 500 words
describing the panel topic and a list of suggested panelists to
the address below. Proposals for software demonstrations should
consist of an abstract of 500 words describing the software and,
if appropriate, explaining its relevance for use in humanities
research. Send all proposals to:

Joseph Rudman
Program Committee Chairman
ACH Teaching Conference
Department of English
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


The registration fee of $80.00 will include admission to
all sessions, meals from Saturday dinner through Monday lunch,
and the Banquet (Sunday evening).

Housing is available in dormitories on the Bronx campus for
$25.00 an evening, double occupancy. Only a very few singles are
available. Conference members will be able to extend their stay
in the dormitories if they wish to.

For those preferring a Manhattan location, arrangements can
be made at the Empire Hotel in the Lincoln Center area at approx-
imately $90 per night. Transportation between the Empire and the
Rose Hill Campus will be arranged, if there is enough need, at
convenient rates.

Address further inquiries to:

Craig B. Brush
Modern Languages Department
Fordham University
Bronx, NY 10458