Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 275.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 08:41:58 +0100
From: Lisa Lena =?iso-8859-1?Q?Opas-H=E4nninen?=
Subject: Busa Award: call for nominations
The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) and
the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH)
The Roberto Busa Award
FIRST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
FOR THE 2004 AWARD
The Roberto Busa Award is a joint award of the Association for Literary
and Linguistic Computing (ALLC) and the Association for Computers and
the Humanities (ACH). It is given every three years to honour
outstanding scholarly achievement in humanities computing.
The Award is named after Roberto Busa, SJ, who is regarded by many as
the founder of the field of humanities computing. The first award was
given to Father Busa himself in 1998 and recipient of the second award
in 2001 was Emeritus Professor John Burrows, who has helped to shape the
application of statistical methods to the analysis of textual style and
has bridged the gap between traditional literary criticism and
The next Busa Award will be given at the ALLC/ACH conference in 2004.
The Award Committee (names listed below) invites nominations for this
award. Nominations may be made by anyone with an interest in humanities
computing and neither nominee nor nominator need be a member of ALLC or
ACH. Nominators should give some account of the nominees work and the
reasons it is felt to be an outstanding contribution to the field. A
list of bibliographic references to the nominees work is desirable.
Nominators are welcome to resubmit updated versions of unsuccessful
nominations submitted in previous years.
Nominations should be sent to the Chair of the Award Committee, Lisa
Lena Opas-Hnninen, at the address firstname.lastname@example.org or
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111,
80101 Joensuu, Finland, no later than September 1, 2002.
2004 Busa Award Committee:
Lisa Lena Opas-Hnninen
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