Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 237.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 09:33:42 +0100
From: "Joel Elliott" <email@example.com>
Subject: Live Webcast: "Textonics: Literary and Cultural Studies
in a Quantum World"
What: "Textonics: Literary and Cultural Studies in a Quantum World"
Public lecture by Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor,
University of Virginia
Where: National Humanities Center
7 Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC
When: Thursday, October 3, at 8 p.m. E.S.T
The RealPlayer is required to view the Webcast (a free version is available
at www.real.com). To view Professor McGann's lecture in real time and take
part in the discussion following, set your Web browser to:
During the lecture, email questions or comments to:
Professor McGann is the first recipient of the Richard W. Lyman Award,
presented by the National Humanities Center to recognize outstanding
achievement in the use of information technology to advance scholarship and
teaching in the humanities. His digital/scholarly credentials include the
Rossetti Archive, a hypertextual instrument designed to facilitate the study
of Dante Gabriel Rossetti; the Ivanhoe Game, a Web-based software
application for enhancing the critical study of traditional humanities
materials; and extensive scholarly writings on computing in the humanities,
including Radiant Textuality: Literature after the World Wide Web
(Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2001). A noted scholar of the Romantic and Victorian
poets and of textuality and traditional editing theory, McGann has also
written several books of poetry.
(For more information, see http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us/news/prlymanaward.htm)
The lecture, free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Center for
Instructional Technology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
and ibiblio, with additional support from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline
Educational and Cultural Outreach Endowment Fund. The Lyman Award is made
possible by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
National Humanities Center
Box 12256, 7 Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
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