Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 56.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2000 22:17:37 +0100
From: "David L. Gants" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Summer Seminars at Oxford's Humanities Computing Unit
>> From: Frances Condron
Summer Seminars at Oxford's Humanities Computing Unit
10th - 14th July 2000
Humanities Computing Unit, University of Oxford
Booking deadline: 9th June
Oxford University's Humanities Computing Unit is pleased to announce a
week-long series of seminars on humanities computing, to be held in
Oxford from the 10th to 14th July 2000.
The seminars will cater for beginners as well as experienced
practitioners. If you want to see how new technologies can help you in
your work, to explore new research tools, or to find out about the
latest approaches in text encoding, you will find these seminars
Some seminars are already fully booked, though spaces are still available
on the following:
10th July Introduction to humanities computing
11th July Introduction to the Internet
11th July (Repeated 13th July) Creating and documenting digital texts
12th July Digital libraries
12th July (repeated 14th July) Making multimedia Web sites
The seminar website at http://www.hcu.ox.ac.uk/summer/ includes full
details of the topics to be covered on each day. Each seminar will
give you the opportunity to consult with experts about your research
projects, and will also combine practical hands-on sessions with
formal presentations. All teaching will be carried out by members of
the Humanities Computing Unit.
Who Should Come?
You should come if you work, or plan to work, with digital texts or
images, especially in a research context. You should be familiar with
the concepts of HTML, and with using the Internet. You will leave with
a clear sense of the principles and processes of electronic text and
multimedia creation and delivery, and be able to identify those areas
where you need to learn more.
How Much Will It Cost?
Each seminar costs 60 GBP (45 GBP for members of Oxford University). You
can book for any combination of individual seminars.
Booking information and further details are available online, at
or contact Jenny Newman, Humanities Computing Unit, OUCS, 13 Banbury
Road, Oxford OX2 6NN. Tel: +44 (0)1865 273221; fax: +44 (0)1865 273275;
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