[Humanist] 23.460 events: grand challenges conference

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 460.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:18:00 -0500
        From: hastac-web at duke.edu
        Subject: HASTAC 2010: Grand Challenges and Global Innovations Conference

HASTAC is delighted to announce the HASTAC 2010: Grand Challenges and Global
Innovations Conference. Held April 15-17, 2010 and hosted by the Institute
for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at the University of
Illinois, HASTAC 2010: Grand Challenges and Global Innovations will be a
free, entirely virtual event held in a multiplicity of digital spaces
instigated from sites across the globe.

This years event will focus on grand challenges and global innovations in the
form of technologies, research, teaching, and inquiry that can be leveraged
across personal, physical, geographical, institutional, disciplinary, and
organizational boundaries.  HASTAC 2010 seeks to ask: what are the
influence(s) of virtual spaces that can transcend boundaries to impact global
innovations?  How will the next generation of digital technologies alter
personal, physical, geographical, institutional, disciplinary, and
organizational boundaries?  What are the grand challenges in humanities,
arts, and sciences that will shape the next generation of global innovation?

In the spirit of including digital innovators from across the globe, HASTAC
2010 will feature:

       Keynote events hosted at research centers from across the globe
during the conference.  Confirmed virtual hub participants include:
Georg-August-Universitt Gttingen [1] (GAUG, Germany), Kings College London
[2](KCL, UK),  Laboratrio Nacional de Computao Cientfica [3] (LNCC, Brazil),
the Advanced Digital Sciences Center [4], Fusionopolis [5](Singapore), El
Centro Nacional de Alta Tecnologa [6] (CeNAT, Costa Rica), National Center
for Supercomputing Applications [7](NCSA, USA), Pittsburgh Supercomputing
Center [8] (PSC, USA), the Center for Computation and Technology, Louisiana
State University [9](CCT, USA), the Center for Computational Sciences
University of Kentucky [10] (CCS, USA), the National University Community
Research Institute [11](NUCRI, USA), Duke University [12] (DU, USA), the John
Hope Franklin Humanities Institute [13](FHI, USA), the Maryland Institute for
Technology in the Humanities [14] (MITH, USA), the Texas Advanced Computing
Center [15] (TACC, USA), the Institute for Multimedia Literacy [16],
University of Southern California [17] (IML, USA), the University of
California Humanities Research Institute [18] (UCHRI, USA).  

To foster innovation in research, HASTAC 2010 will feature special sessions

       Young scholars where undergraduate and graduate students can
present works in progress and receive support and feedback from the HASTAC

       Disciplinary pedagogy where participants can explore the meaning
of global innovation with the teaching of digital humanities, arts, and

HASTAC 2010 Conference submissions will be accepted MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009
through FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2009. Submission guidelines for the General
Conference are available at: http://www.chass.illinois.edu [19]

Key dates:

Abstract submissions due: Dec. 18, 2009

Notification of participants: Jan. 29, 2010

Conference: April 15-17, 2010

Points of Contact

Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1205 W. Clark St., MC-257

Urbana, Illinois 61820

guiliano at illinois.edu [20] with HASTAC 2010 in the Subject Line

[1] http://www.uni-goettingen.de/
[2] http://www.kcl.ac.uk/
[3] http://www.lncc.br/
[4] http://www.adsc.illinois.edu/
[5] http://www.fusionopolis.a-star.edu.sg/
[6] http://www.cenat.ac.cr/
[7] http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/
[8] http://www.psc.edu/
[9] http://www.cct.lsu.edu/home
[10] https://www.ccs.uky.edu/
[11] http://nucri.nu.edu/
[12] http://www.duke.edu/
[13] http://fhi.duke.edu/
[14] http://mith.umd.edu/
[15] http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/
[16] http://cinema.usc.edu/programs/institute-for-multimedia-literacy/
[17] http://cinema.usc.edu/programs/institute-for-multimedia-literacy/
[18] http://www.uchri.org/
[19] http://www.chass.illinois.edu/
[20] mailto:guiliano at illinois.edu

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