[Humanist] 24.652 events: Osaka Symposium

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 652.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 23:51:23 +0000
        From: Sara Schmidt <saschmidt8 at gmail.com>
        Subject: Osaka Symposium on Digital Humanities 2011

Call for Papers

Osaka Symposium on Digital Humanities 2011
The Inaugural Symposium of Japanese Association for Digital Humanities
28–9 March 2011

Hosted by the Graduate School of Language and Culture, University of Osaka
Co-Sponsored by:
           Japanese Association for Digital Humanities
           International Institute for Digital Humanities
           Center for Evolving Humanities, University of Tokyo
           Center for Informatics in East Asian Studies, Institute
for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
           Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing
           British Academy/Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences

Submission deadline:  7 February 2010 (Midnight JST).

Presentations include:

Papers (abstract max of 300 words) or
Multiple paper sessions, including panels (overview max of 300 words)

Call for Papers Announcement

I. General Information

The OSDH2011 Programme Committee invites submissions of abstracts of
no less than 300 words on any aspect of digital humanities, from
information technology to problems in humanities research and
teaching.  We welcome submissions particularly relating to
interdisciplinary work and on new developments in the field. The
symposium web site is in development at
http://www.lang.osaka-u.ac.jp/~osdh2011/.  The Programme Committee
aims for a varied programme.

Proposals might, for example, relate to the following aspects of
digital humanities:

·         research issues, including data mining, information design
and modelling, software studies, and humanities research enabled
through the digital medium;

·         computer-based research and computer applications in
literary, linguistic, cultural and historical studies, including
electronic literature, public humanities, and interdisciplinary
aspects of modern scholarship. Some examples might be text analysis,
corpora, corpus linguistics, language processing, language learning;

·         the digital arts, architecture, music, film, theatre, new
media, and related areas;

·         the creation and curation of humanities digital resources;

·         the role of digital humanities in academic curricula;

Abstracts should be sent to osdh2011 at lang.osaka-u.ac.jp. The deadline
for submitting abstracts to the Programme Committee is 7 February
2011.  Presenters will be notified of acceptance on 14 February 2011.

II.  Types of Proposals

Proposals to the Programme Committee may be either:  (1) paper
presentations or (2) multi-paper sessions (either three-paper or panel
sessions). Papers/sessions should be given in English.

1)  Paper presentations: Individual papers will be allocated twenty
(20) minutes for presentation and ten (10) minutes for questions.

2) Multiple Paper Sessions (90 minutes): The session/panel organizer
should submit an abstract of 300 words describing the session/panel
topic, how it will be organized, the names of all the speakers, and an
indication that each speaker is willing to participate in the session.

III.  Programme Committee

Hiroyuki Akama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Gerhard Brey (CCH, King’s College London)
Maki Miyake (GSLC, Osaka)
A. Charles Muller (Tokyo)
Kiyonori Nagasaki (Institute for Digital Humanities)
Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen (Oulu, Finland)
Espen S. Ore (Oslo, Norway)
Masahiro Shimoda (Tokyo)
Tomoji Tabata (GSLC, Osaka)
Christian Wittern (Kyoto)

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