3.1014 professional societies, 3rd update (201)

Willard McCarty (MCCARTY@vm.epas.utoronto.ca)
Tue, 6 Feb 90 20:16:19 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 3, No. 1014. Tuesday, 6 Feb 1990.

Date: Monday, 5 February 1990 2300-EST
Subject: HUMANIST's Societies Update3

+ indicates added since last version (update3) of the list.

Information desired: (1) Name of Society/Group, (2) Notice of
any computer related activities such as program segments and
exhibits, electronic publications, reviews and information about
computer related scholarship/research, (3) Electronic contact
address, if any. Thank you. Bob Kraft

American Academy of Advertising
American Academy of Religion (some special computer program
sections at annual meetings; cooperation with SBL)
American Anthropological Association (see ANTHRO-L@UBVM ListServer)
+American Association for Artificial Intelligence
American Association for Public Opinion Research
American Association of University Presses (much computer talk)
American Conference on Irish Studies
[Cahalan; see GAELIC-L and FWAKE-L ListServers]
American Dialect Society ("making use of computer technology")
+American Folklore Society (has computer applications section)
American Historical Association ("computers in history" things)
American Library Association
American Musicological Society (creating database of texts)
[Mathiesen (Perry)]
American Philological Association (archive of texts, editorial
board for non-print publications, exhibits at annual meetings)
American Philosophical Association (has committee on computer use
and subcommittee on electronic texts; program sessions)
[Owen; see ACH Newsletter 11.2(1989) 13]
American Political Science Association
American Psychological Association: Consumer Psychology,
Media Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychology
American Schools of Oriental Research (computer committee and
some attention to program section, displays; cooperation with SBL)
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
[Cope ENCOPE@LSUVM, Dill, Wolf, MacNeil]
American Society of Church History (not much computer involvement)
American Society of Papyrologists (close cooperation with APA)
Archaeological Institute of America (various computer activities)
[Walsh, Kuniholm]
+Aristotelian Society
+Associated Writing Programs
+Association canadienne des sociologues et des anthropologues de
langue francaise (e-network)
[Hamel, Laplante; contact ACSALF@UQUEBEC]
+Association des demographes du Quebec (e-network)
[Hamel; contact ADQ@UQUEBEC]
Association for Asian Studies (occasional panel, newsletter column)
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures
+Association for Computational Linguistics
Association for Computers and the Humanities
+Association for Computing Machinery
[Kulas; contact ACM, 11 West 42nd St, NYC 10036, 212-869-7440]
Association for History and Computing
Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing
Association for Women in Computing
Association Internationale Bible et Informatique
[AIBI Network, contact IWML@UKC.AC.UK (Lambert)]
Association of Public Data Users
Association of Canadian University Teachers of English
Bibliographical Society
Bibliographical Society of Canada
Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies
Canadian Society for the History of Rhetoric
+Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (occasional computer session)
+Cognitive Science Society
[Kulas; contact Alan Lesgold, LRDC, U. Pittsburgh, PA 15260]
College Composition and Communication
College Music Society
+COMMUNIK -- reseau de chercheurs en communication (e-network)
[Hamel; contact COMMUNIK@UQUEBEC]
+Computer Society of the IEEE
[Kulas; contact 1730 Mass Ave, Washington DC 20036-1903]
Consortium for Computers in the Humanities / Consortium pour
ordinateurs en sciences humains
+EDUC -- reseau de chercheurs en education (e-network)
[Hamel; contact EDUC@UQUEBEC]
International Association for Neo-Latin Studies
International Association for Social Science Information Service
and Technology (IASSIST)
[Jacobs, Ruus]
International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature
International Congress on Medieval Studies (sessions, workshops)
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (one
sponsor of the Computer Assisted Tools for Septuagint Studies
project at the Univ. of Penn and at the Hebrew Univ. in Jerusalem)
+International Society for Contemporary Legend Research
International Society for the History of Rhetoric
+International Society for Humor Studies
+International Society of Anglo-Saxonists
[Conner, ed ANSAXNET; contact U47C2@WVNVM]
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
Medieval Academy of America (no indication of computer involvement)
[Zacour, Zinn]
+METHO -- groupe francophone d'echange et de discussion sur les
methodes quantitatives utilisees en sciences sociales (e-network)
[Hamel; contact METHO@UQUEBEC]
+Milton Society of America
[Flannagan, McCarty]
Modern Languages Association (various activities, electronic
publications, program segments and exhibits; details of how
it is all coordinated organizationally are welcome)
Music Library Association (computer applications a "hot topic")
+MythoPoeic Society
National Council of Teachers of English
[Cahalan; see MBU network]
+North American Nietzsche Society
North American Patristics Society (no organized computer activity)
Organization of American Historians
[Knox (non member)]
+Philosophy in Britain
[Clark = PA01@LIVERPOOL.AC.UK, who also runs PHILOS-L]
+Regroupement quebecois des sciences sociales (e-network)
[Hamel, Laplante; contact RQSS@UQUEBEC]
Renaissance English Text Society
[Warkentin, Flannagan]
+Renaissance Society of America
+Societe canadienne de science economique (e-network)
[Hamel; contact SCSE@UQUEBEC]
+Societe quebecoise de science politique (e-network)
[Hamel; contact SQSP@UQUEBEC]
+Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy
+Society for Critical Exchange (is setting up an information service
for literary theorists to begin in mid-March 1990)
[Stonum = gxs11@PO.CWRU.EDU]
Society for Music Theory
+Society for Scholarly Publishing
Society for the History of Discoveries
Society of American Archaeology ("great interest in computers")
Society of Biblical Literature (electronic archiving project and
an active Computer Assisted Research Group that coordinates
demonstrations and a program segment each annual meeting)
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
[Bode RFB8135@TNTECH (Cope)]
Southeastern Conference on Linguistics ("making use of computer tech.")
+Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (nothing organized on computers)
[Hurd, Kraft]
Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium