18.318 conferences; colloquium

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 09:47:15 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 318.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                   www.kcl.ac.uk/humanities/cch/humanist/
                        www.princeton.edu/humanist/
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

   [1] From: Simon Tanner <simon.tanner_at_kcl.ac.uk> (31)
         Subject: History Digitisation Conference

   [2] From: Scott Sharplin <sharplin_at_martica.org> (51)
         Subject: Call for Papers: 4th annual Alberta Humanities
                 Computing Graduate Conference

   [3] From: Sandhya Sundaresan <ssundare_at_babel.ling.upenn.edu> (45)
         Subject: Penn Linguistics Colloquium 29: Last Call for Papers

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         Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 08:53:54 +0100
         From: Simon Tanner <simon.tanner_at_kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: History Digitisation Conference

>Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 18:01:20 +0100
>From: Dr Ian Anderson <i.anderson_at_HATII.ARTS.GLA.AC.UK>
>>
>Association for History and Computing and The Royal Historical Society
>
>'Recasting the Past: Digital Histories'
>
>One day Conference, 27th November 2004
>The National Archives, Kew
>
>'Digital Histories: Recasting the Past' examines the impact of digital
>information on how history is researched, taught and presented as well as
>how digital resources for history are selected, created and accessed.
>
>There will be 20 presentations from historians, archivists, information
>scholars and post-graduate students from the UK and abroad. Full details of
>the conference programme, abstracts and registration information can be
>found on the conference web site at http://www.ahc.ac.uk/confweb/index.htm
>
>The cost, including refreshments and lunch, is only 40.
>
>Yours
>Dr Ian Anderson
>Convenor AHC-UK

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Simon Tanner
Director, King's Digital Consultancy Services
King's College London
Kay House, 7 Arundel Street, London WC2R 3DX
tel: +44 (0)7793 403542
email: simon.tanner_at_kcl.ac.uk
www.kcl.ac.uk/kdcs/

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         Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 08:56:05 +0100
         From: Scott Sharplin <sharplin_at_martica.org>
         Subject: Call for Papers: 4th annual Alberta Humanities Computing
Graduate Conference

The World Wide Weave

Fourth Annual University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate
Conference

January 21-22, 2005, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Deadline for abstract submissions: Monday November 15, 2004

The staff and students of the M.A. in Humanities Computing programme are
pleased to announce the University of Alberta.s fourth annual humanities
computing graduate conference, "The World Wide Weave," to be held January
21-22, 2005 at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

This conference will bring together students and scholars from a wide
range of backgrounds and perspectives to compare their theoretical and
practical findings on the intersections between humanities scholarship and
21st century computing technology. Because humanities computing is an
interdisciplinary field, proposals from all arts disciplines are welcome.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Knowledge Representation
-Mark-up languages
-Modeling and simulation
-Digitization of text, sounds, and images
-Hypertext design and delivery

Knowledge storage and manipulation
-Metadata and learning objects
-Databases
-Electronic texts
-Statistical methods and analysis

Disciplinary Concerns
-Information literacy
-Computers and pedagogy
-Humanities Computing as a discipline
-History of computing
-Electronic publishing and dissemination

Technology and Epistemology
-Cyberculture
-Technology and gender
-Multimedia theory
-Post-humanism and the virtual body
-Sociology and politics of technology

Presentations will average 20 minutes. .Smart Room. technology is
available; however, please specify any unusual audio/visual considerations
that may arise from your presentation.

300 word abstracts must be submitted by November 15, 2004. Please email
your abstract as a MS Word, RTF, or WordPerfect attachment to:
sms_at_ualberta.ca

Or send to:
Humanities Computing Conference
3-5 Humanities Centre
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2E5

Please include your name, telephone number, email address, and your
institutional and departmental affiliation.

For more information about the University of Alberta's M.A. in Humanities
Computing programme, please visit: http://huco.ualberta.ca

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         Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 08:56:39 +0100
         From: Sandhya Sundaresan <ssundare_at_babel.ling.upenn.edu>
         Subject: Penn Linguistics Colloquium 29: Last Call for Papers

The 29th Penn Linguistics Colloquium:
LAST Call for Papers

*** Deadline for abstract submissions: November 8th, 2004 ***

The 29th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium will take place FEBRUARY
25-27, 2005 at the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.

INVITED SPEAKER:
Mark Baker (Rutgers University): Gerund constructions within a
universal theory of categories.

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WORKSHOP (New!):
"Syntactically annotated corpora: What, Why and How?" by Anthony Kroch et
al. (University of Pennsylvania)
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SUBMISSIONS:
Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are welcome.
Speakers will have 20 minutes for their presentations and 5 minutes for
discussion and questions.
Please limit abstracts to one page, single- or double-spaced, in 11-pt.
font. An additional page may be used for references and tables. Do not
include your name or affiliation within the abstract.
To facilitate the review process, please submit your abstract as a .pdf
file. If you cannot create .pdf files, you may submit a .doc, .rtf, or
.txt file, and we will convert it for you. However, since phonetic fonts
are not likely to output correctly, we ask that you set up a legend using
standard ASCII characters.
An online abstract submission form will soon be available at the PLC
website, http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/

IMPORTANT DATES:
Abstract submissions due: November 8, 2004.
Notification of acceptance/rejection: January 17, 2005.

PROCEEDINGS:
Conference proceedings will be published as a volume of the Penn Working
Papers in Linguistics. Speakers will be invited to provide camera-ready
copies of their papers after the Colloquium.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Email plc29_at_ling.upenn.edu
Visit http://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC/

Penn Linguistics Colloquium
Department of Linguistics
619 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

This event is supported by funding from GSAC, the Graduate Student
Association Council of the University of Pennsylvania.

Best,
the PLC 29 Committee
Received on Sat Oct 30 2004 - 05:01:39 EDT

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