[Humanist] 24.862 events: mss to digital; theorizing the web

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Thu Apr 7 08:43:36 CEST 2011

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 862.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Claire Clivaz <claire.clivaz at unil.ch>                     (35)
        Subject: August Digital Era meeting: Last call to papers

  [2]   From:    PJ Rey <pjrey.socy at gmail.com>                             (23)
        Subject: Join us this Weekend! - Theorizing the Web 2011 Conference

        Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 12:46:34 +0200
        From: Claire Clivaz <claire.clivaz at unil.ch>
        Subject: August Digital Era meeting: Last call to papers

Dear List,

Here is the last call for papers to the Swiss meeting "From Ancient 
Manuscripts to the Digital Era: Readings and Literacies".


We are waiting papers in Humanities and Computing, Classics, Antiquity, 
New Testament and Early Christian Literature, Modern History, English 
Literature, French Literature, Economy.

In the various fields, papers dealing with the following are looked for:

1. History of reading, of ancient and modern literacies, with reference 
to written, oral and visual technologies in cultural communication.

2. The challenges and possibilities presented by the digitalisation of 
ancien manuscripts and modern texts.

3. Analysis of the transformations entailed by the digital culture in 
these fields of study.

Specific call for papers : "What kind of digital edition of the New 
Testament do we need ?"

Deadline : 30th April 2011 ; a summary of 250-300 words has to be 
submitted to Claire Clivaz (claire.clivaz at unil.ch). The call for papers 
is for researchers and PhD students. If a paper is not selected for a 
lecture, it could be presented as a poster. Publication of the papers 
has been agreed with Peeters, in English, German or French.

This international conference is proposed to you by Claire Clivaz (IRSB, 
FTSR), Jérôme Meizoz (FDi, Lettres) and François Vallotton (SHC, 
Lettres). It seeks to demonstrate the major impact of the Digital Era on 
knowledge, by studying the history of cultural technologies. The present 
evolution of the Ancient manuscript allows one to detect this 
turning-point, notably with the digital editions of Homer and the New 
Testament. The notions of authorship and critical edition are 
questionned : modern history and contemporary analysis have to be 
enrooted in ancient memory to reflect upon the digital turn. A public 
evening will conclude the conference on the 25th August; it will be 
prepared by three meetings "Digital Humanities at Unil" during the 
spring semester 2011.
Please click on this link to see the complete argument.

Welcome in Lausanne!

Claire Clivaz, Jérôme Meizoz and François Vallotton

        Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 18:28:02 -0400
        From: PJ Rey <pjrey.socy at gmail.com>
        Subject: Join us this Weekend! - Theorizing the Web 2011 Conference

April 9th, 2011 @ The University of Maryland

Keynote: danah boyd, "Privacy, Publicity Intertwined"

Plenary: Saskia Sassen, "Digital Formations of the Powerful and the Powerless”

Plenary: George Ritzer, “Why the Web Needs Post-Modern Theory”

The program also features 14 panels, 2 workshops, 2 symposia (one on
social media’s role in the Arab revolutions, the other, a conversation
with Martin Irvine, director of the Irvine Contemporary Gallery, on
social media and street art).

Full program available:

Promotional flyer: http://www.cyborgology.org/theorizingtheweb/ttw2011flyer.pdf

Please register now and join us:

PJ Rey

Conference Co-Chair


PJ Rey

Department of Sociology
University of Maryland


2112 Art-Sociology Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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