[Humanist] 27.637 events: text, speech, dialogue; performing arts; research seminars; visualisation

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Dec 19 11:59:28 CET 2013


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 637.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                       www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    "Mcdaid, Sarah" <sarah.mcdaid at LSBU.AC.UK>                 (22)
        Subject: EVA London 2014: Reminder - call for proposals deadline 10
                Jan

  [2]   From:    TSD 2014 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>                     (99)
        Subject: TSD 2014 - Preliminary Announcement

  [3]   From:    Doug Reside <dougreside at gmail.com>                        (29)
        Subject: CFP Extended: Digital Humanities and the Performing Arts in
                NYC

  [4]   From:    Christian Fuchs <christian.fuchs at uti.at>                  (56)
        Subject: CAMRI Research Seminars: Spring 2014 Programme at U of
                Westminster


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        Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:59:10 +0000
        From: "Mcdaid, Sarah" <sarah.mcdaid at LSBU.AC.UK>
        Subject: EVA London 2014: Reminder - call for proposals deadline 10 Jan

ELECTRONIC VISUALISATION AND THE ARTS (EVA) LONDON 2014
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Tuesday 8th July - Thursday 10th July 2014
Venue: British Computer Society, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7HA

 www.eva-london.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Deadline: 10th January 2014
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ELECTRONIC VISUALISATION TECHNOLOGIES IN ART, MUSIC, DANCE, THEATRE, THE SCIENCES AND MORE

Offers of papers, demonstrations, panel sessions and workshops by 10th January 2014

We are looking for varied session types. We invite proposals for papers, demonstrations, short performances, workshops or panel discussions. We especially invite presentations on topical subjects, and the newest and cutting edge technologies and applications for the 2014 conference themes. Demonstrations are as welcome as are more formally presented papers.

Only a summary of the proposal, on up to one page, is required for selection. This must be submitted electronically according to the instructions on the EVA London website. Themes for EVA London 2014 are:

* Computer Arts and Electronics
* Data and Scientific Visualization
* Digitally Enhanced Reality and Everyware
* Music and Performance
* Open Source and Technologies
* Virtual Cultural Heritage

If your proposal is a case study, we will be looking for discussions of wider principles or applications using the case study as an example.

A few bursaries for EVA London registration fees will again be available if you don't have access to grants.
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Send an email to: listserv at jiscmail.ac.uk

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        Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:27:14 +0000
        From: TSD 2014 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>
        Subject: TSD 2014 - Preliminary Announcement



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                  TSD 2014 - PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT
       *********************************************************

Seventeenth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2014)
              Brno, Czech Republic, 8-12 September 2014
                    http://www.tsdconference.org/

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk
University, Brno, and the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of
West Bohemia, Pilsen.  The conference is supported by International
Speech Communication Association.

Venue: Brno, Czech Republic

TSD SERIES

TSD series evolved as a prime forum for interaction between researchers in
both spoken and written language processing from all over the world.
Proceedings of TSD form a book published by Springer-Verlag in their
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.

TOPICS

Topics of the conference will include (but are not limited to):

    Corpora and Language Resources (monolingual, multilingual,
    text and spoken corpora, large web corpora, disambiguation,
    specialized lexicons, dictionaries)

    Speech Recognition (multilingual, continuous, emotional
    speech, handicapped speaker, out-of-vocabulary words,
    alternative way of feature extraction, new models for
    acoustic and language modelling)

    Tagging, Classification and Parsing of Text and Speech
    (morphological and syntactic analysis, synthesis and
    disambiguation, multilingual processing, sentiment analysis,
    credibility analysis, automatic text labeling, summarization,
    authorship attribution)

    Speech and Spoken Language Generation (multilingual, high
    fidelity speech synthesis, computer singing)

    Semantic Processing of Text and Speech (information
    extraction, information retrieval, data mining, semantic web,
    knowledge representation, inference, ontologies, sense
    disambiguation, plagiarism detection)

    Integrating Applications of Text and Speech Processing
    (machine translation, natural language understanding,
    question-answering strategies, assistive technologies)

    Automatic Dialogue Systems (self-learning, multilingual,
    question-answering systems, dialogue strategies, prosody in
    dialogues)

    Multimodal Techniques and Modelling (video processing, facial
    animation, visual speech synthesis, user modelling, emotions
    and personality modelling)

Papers on processing of languages other than English are strongly
encouraged.

[...]
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

    Ralph Grishman, New York University, USA
    Bernardo Magnini, FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy

FORMAT OF THE CONFERENCE

The conference program will include presentation of invited papers,
oral presentations, and poster/demonstration sessions. Papers will
be presented in plenary or topic oriented sessions.

Social events including a trip in the vicinity of Brno will allow
for additional informal interactions.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The conference program will include oral presentations and
poster/demonstration sessions with sufficient time for discussions of
the issues raised.

IMPORTANT DATES

March 15 2014 ............ Submission of abstract
March 22 2014 ............ Submission of full papers
May 15 2014 .............. Notification of acceptance
May 31 2014 .............. Final papers (camera ready) and registration
August 3 2014 ............ Submission of demonstration abstracts
August 10 2014 ........... Notification of acceptance for
                           demonstrations sent to the authors
September 8-12 2014 ...... Conference date

The contributions to the conference will be published in proceedings
that will be made available to participants at the time of the
conference.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The official language of the conference is English.

ADDRESS

All correspondence regarding the conference should be
addressed to
    
    Ales Horak, TSD 2014
    Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University
    Botanicka 68a, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    phone: +420-5-49 49 18 63
    fax: +420-5-49 49 18 20
    email: tsd2014 at tsdconference.org

The official TSD 2014 homepage is: http://www.tsdconference.org/

LOCATION

Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a
population of almost 400.000 and is the country's judiciary and
trade-fair center. Brno is the capital of South Moravia, which is
located in the south-east part of the Czech Republic and is known
for a wide range of cultural, natural, and technical sights.
South Moravia is a traditional wine region. Brno had been a Royal
City since 1347 and with its six universities it forms a cultural
center of the region.

Brno can be reached easily by direct flights from London, Moscow,
Saint Petersburg, Eindhoven, Rome and Prague and by trains or
buses from Prague (200 km) or Vienna (130 km).



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        Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:41:29 -0500
        From: Doug Reside <dougreside at gmail.com>
        Subject: CFP Extended: Digital Humanities and the Performing Arts in NYC


*Call for Papers*
Theatre Library Association and SIBMAS are pleased to announce their 2014
Conference:

*Body, Mind, Artifact:  Reimagining Collections*
June 10-13, 2014
John Jay College
New York City

This will be a truly international event for professionals involved in
libraries, archives, and museums of the performing arts, located in the
heart of New York’s theatre district.  The conference also celebrates the
60th anniversary of SIBMAS.

We invite Papers on the following three major themes:
*- Dance Preservation*
*- Digital Humanities and the Performing Arts*
*- Artifacts and Ephemera*

Please review the detailed Call for Papers.
<http://www.sibmas.org/conferences/new-york-2014-invitation/call-for-papers/>

Papers should not exceed 20 minutes and may be given in either English or
French.

Proposals may be submitted online through the Conference
Website. http://www.sibmas.org/conferences/new-york-2014-invitation

Submission deadline is 15 January 2014.

For additional information, please contact:
Nancy Friedland
Conference Co-Chair
nef4 at columbia.edu

Alan Jones
Conference Co-Chair
A.Jones at rcs.ac.uk



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        Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:32:13 +0000
        From: Christian Fuchs <christian.fuchs at uti.at>
        Subject: CAMRI Research Seminars: Spring 2014 Programme at U of Westminster

CAMRI RESEARCH SEMINARS, SPRING 2014
University of Westminster
Harrow Campus (Metropolitan Line: Northwick Park)

Full programme as pdf:
http://fuchs.uti.at/wp-content/CAMRISem2014.pdf
Web overview of the programme:
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars

Everyone is welcome to join our seminars, registration for one or 
several events is possible per e-mail (christian.fuchs at uti.at)

January 15, 2014: 14:00-16:00
Johanna Sumiala (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Youth Street Politics in the Media/on the Street
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/youth-street-politics-in-the-mediaon-the-street

January 22, 2014: 14:00-16:00
Revisiting the Political Economy of Communication: A Conversation with 
Nicholas Garnham
www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/revisiting-the-political-economy-of-communication-a-conversation-with-nicholas-garnham

February 19, 2014: 18:00-21:00
Professorial Inauguration Lecture
Christian Fuchs (University of Westminster)
Social Media and the Public Sphere
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/social-media-and-the-public-sphere 
   Registration: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inaugural-lecture-series-2013-2014-social-media-and-the-public-sphere-tickets-7899322085

February 26, 2014: 18:00-21:00
Professorial Inauguration Lecture
Graham Meikle (University of Westminster)
Sharing and Social Media
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/social-media-and-sharing
Registration: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inaugural-lecture-series-2013-2014-sharing-and-social-media-tickets-7899354181

March 5, 2014, 14:00-16:00
Stephen Harper (University of Portsmouth)
Did Somebody Say Neoliberalism? Marxism and the Discourse of Critical 
Media Studies
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/did-somebody-say-neoliberalism-marxism-and-the-discourse-of-critical-media-studies

March 19, 2014, 14:00-16:00
Matthew Powers (University of Washington-Seattle, USA)
Can NGOs Do Journalism? Understanding the Information Work of 
Humanitarian and Human Rights NGOs
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/can-ngos-do-journalism-understanding-the-information-work-of-humanitarian-and-human-rights-ngos

March 26, 2014: 14:00-16:00
Jonathan Hardy (University of East London)
Critical Political Economy of Communications – A Mid-Term Report: The 
First Fifty Years and the Future.
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/critical-political-economy-of-communications-a-mid-term-report-the-first-fifty-years-and-the-future.

April 2, 2014: 14:00-16:00
Jörg Becker (University of Marburg, Germany)
Journalism and Media/Communication Studies under Hitler:  The Example of 
Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, her Nazi Ideology and the Spiral of Silence
http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars/journalism-and-mediacommunication-studies-under-hitler-the-example-of-elisabeth-noelle-neumann-her-nazi-ideology-and-the-spiral-of-silence



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