21.103 events: e-Science lectures; Digital Humanities Summer Institute

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2007 10:48:42 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 103.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

   [1] From: Lorna Hughes <lorna.hughes_at_kcl.ac.uk> (42)
         Subject: AHeSSC e-Science Theme lectures

   [2] From: "Ray Siemens" <siemens_at_uvic.ca> (48)
         Subject: Digital Humanities Summer Institute, 18-22 June 2007

         Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2007 10:44:05 +0100
         From: Lorna Hughes <lorna.hughes_at_kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: AHeSSC e-Science Theme lectures

>From: Stuart Dunn <<mailto:stuart.dunn_at_KCL.AC.UK>stuart.dunn_at_KCL.AC.UK>
>Date: 15 June 2007 18:03:15 BDT
>>Reply-To: Stuart Dunn <<mailto:stuart.dunn_at_KCL.AC.UK>stuart.dunn_at_KCL.AC.UK>
>Dear all,
>The first of the lectures to be organized under the auspices of the
>AHeSSC/e-Science Institute Theme (see
><http://www.ahessc.ac.uk/theme>) will
>be held next week. They are:
>Monday 18th June: Methods and Technologies for Enabling Virtual
>Research Communities
>Tuesday 19th June: Ontologies and Semantic Interoperability for
>Humanities Data
>Wednesday 20th June: Collaborative Text Editing
>In all cases it will be possible to view the lecture on webcast, and
>to ask questions or contribute to the debate, in real time via the
>arts-humanities.net blog feature. Please visit

>and follow the 'Ask questions during the lecture' link for more
>information about the blog, and the 'More details' link for more
>information about the events themselves and the webcasts.
>Dr Stuart Dunn
>Research Associate
>Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre
>www.jiscmail.ac.uk/ahessc (mailing list)
>Tel +44 (0)207 848 2709
>Fax +44 (0)207 848 2980
>Centre for Computing in the Humanities
>King's College London
>Kay House, 7 Arundel Street,
>London WC2R 3DX

         Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2007 10:44:33 +0100
         From: "Ray Siemens" <siemens_at_uvic.ca>
         Subject: Digital Humanities Summer Institute, 18-22 June 2007

Dear Willard, and HUMANIST Readers,

We're just in the final throes of our preparations for the sixth Digital
Humanities Summer Institute, which runs June 18th to 22nd at the University
of Victoria. On Monday, we're looking forward to opening our doors to some
125 participants, representing participation from all continents, save
Antarctica -- and, I should note, we're already making plans for our 2008
offering; please keep an eye on our website, at http://www.dhsi.org/.

This year's institute features a mix of foundational offerings and a number
of new intermediate and advanced workshops and consultations, as well as a
host of distinguished lecturers and speakers . . . as below.

Workshop and Seminar Offerings, week-long:
   *Text Encoding Fundamentals (Julia Flanders, Syd Bauman)
   *Digitisation Fundamentals (Allison Benner, Cara Leitch)
   *Edition Production (Dot Porter)
   *Multimedia: Tools and Techniques (Aim=E9e Morrison)
   *Issues in Large Project Planning and Management (Lynne Siemens)
   *Textual Analysis, a Masterclass (Hugh Craig)
   *Interface Design for Humanities Visualization (Stan Ruecker, Alan Galey)

Lectures (open to the public; Harry Hickman Rm 105):
   *Chad Gaffield (President, SSHRC)
   *Hugh Craig (U Newcastle)
     Word types, word tokens, and the language of Shakespearean drama
   *France Martineau (U Ottawa)
     The Corpus MCVF: from the Middle Ages to the New World
   *Matthew Driscoll (Arnamagnaean Institute, Copenhagen)
     Everything but the smell: toward a more artefactual digital philology
   *David Hoover (New York U)
     What is Text Analysis & Why are They Saying Such Wonderful Things
       About It?
   *Bill Bowen (U Toronto)
   *Bertrand Gervais (UQAM)
     Presence, Flux and Trace Three Modalities of Representation in=
   *Ollivier Dyens (Concordia U)
     Why is there is no poetry on the Web? A look at the incompatible
       differences between written and digital media

The summer institute is generously hosted by the University of Victoria's
Faculty of Humanities, its Humanities Computing and Media Centre and its
Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, and is sponsored by the University of
Victoria and its Library, University of British Columbia Library, Simon
Fraser University Library, Acadia University, the Society for Digital
Humanities / Soci=E9t=E9 pour l'=E9tude des m=E9dias interactifs, the=
for Computers and the Humanities, the Social Science and Humanities Research
Council of Canada's Image, Text, Sound and Technology Program, and others.

Please see our website for more information, at http://www.dhsi.org/, and
don=92t hesitate to be in touch with us:
    Coordinator, Karin Armstrong, institut_at_uvic.ca
    Director, Ray Siemens, siemens_at_uvic.ca
Received on Sun Jun 17 2007 - 06:01:20 EDT

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