[Humanist] 26.666 events: historical text; citation; gaming; DH in New England

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 666.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Christian Thomas <thomas at bbaw.de>                         (58)
        Subject: Call for participation: DTA-/CLARIN-D-Conference and
                Workshops on Historical Text Corpora

  [2]   From:    Gabriel Bodard <gabriel.bodard at KCL.AC.UK>                 (55)
        Subject: Seminar: 21st Century Citation and Practical Quotation in a
                Digital Library (January 17th)

  [3]   From:    John Unsworth <john.m.unsworth at gmail.com>                 (24)
        Subject: Call for papers: Days of DH

  [4]   From:    Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>                  (35)
        Subject: Game Conference in Japan


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        Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:41:11 +0100
        From: Christian Thomas <thomas at bbaw.de>
        Subject: Call for participation: DTA-/CLARIN-D-Conference and Workshops on Historical Text Corpora
        In-Reply-To: <50EC3757.30200 at bbaw.de>


Dear humanists,

we would like to invite you to the DTA-/CLARIN-D-Conference and
Workshops, held on February 18th-19th, 2013, at the Berlin-Brandenburg
Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jägerstr. 22/23, Berlin (Germany).

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Title: Historische Textkorpora für die Geistes- und
Sozialwissenschaften. Fragestellungen und Nutzungsperspektiven

Contact: Deutsches Textarchiv (http://www.deutschestextarchiv.de),
dta at bbaw.de

Please register until: January 31st, 2013

For further information see:
http://www.bbaw.de/veranstaltungen/2013/februar/historische_textkorpora

Conference/Workshop language: German

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Description:
Zum Thema „Historische Textkorpora für die Geistes- und
Sozialwissenschaften. Fragestellungen und Nutzungsperspektiven“
veranstalten die Projekte „Deutsches Textarchiv“ und „CLARIN-D“
gemeinsam eine zweitägige Konferenz mit begleitenden themenbezogenen 
Workshops.

Auf der Konferenz werden Fragen behandelt, die im Zusammenhang mit dem
Aufbau, der Pflege und linguistischen Anreicherung sowie der Nutzung
historischer Textkorpora stehen. Themen sind die notwendige und
wünschenswerte Größe und Güte von Korpora, Verfahren und Qualität der
linguistischen Annotation und Kriterien für die Auswahl und
Zusammensetzung solcher Korpora. Dabei wird betrachtet, wie ein
optimales Verhältnis dieser Anforderungen für den Aufbau solcher Korpora
hergestellt werden kann, auch hinsichtlich der Bedürfnisse verschiedener
Benutzergruppen und der Nachnutzbarkeit solcher Ressourcen über den
unmittelbaren Forschungszweck hinaus. Ein weiterer Aspekt ist, wie
historische Korpora verschiedener Herkunft interoperabel und damit
gemeinsam nutzbar gemacht werden können. Diese Fragen sollen allgemein,
aber auch im Hinblick auf konkrete Projekte und Ressourcen erörtert werden.

Ergänzend zur Konferenz werden zwei Workshops veranstaltet: Workshop1
legt das von der BBAW geleitete CLARIN-D-Arbeitspaket 5 (AP 5: Dienste
und Ressourcen) zugrunde und wird eine Einführung zu den Diensten der
CLARIN-D-Infrastruktur bieten, welche den Aufbau und die Analyse von
Sprachressourcen unterstützen. Workshop 2 knüpft an die Erfahrungen des
Kurationsprojekts 1 der CLARIN-D-Facharbeitsgruppe 1 und des
DTA-Erweiterungsmoduls DTAE an und vermittelt, auf welche Weise
existierende oder neue Sprachressourcen mit den Hilfsmitteln des DTA
CLARIN-D- konform aufbereitet oder erstellt werden können.

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Best wishes,
Christian Thomas

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Christian Thomas
Deutsches Textarchiv
Koordinator CLARIN-D Kurationsprojekt 1 der F-AG 1

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Jägerstr. 22/23
10117 Berlin
Raum:   359
Tel.:   +49 (0)30 20370 523

E-Mail: thomas at bbaw.de
www.deutschestextarchiv.de
www.clarin-d.de/de/fachspezifische-arbeitsgruppen/f-ag-1-deutsche-philologie/kurationsprojekt-1.html
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        Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 18:01:15 +0000
        From: Gabriel Bodard <gabriel.bodard at KCL.AC.UK>
        Subject: Seminar: 21st Century Citation and Practical Quotation in a Digital Library (January 17th)
        In-Reply-To: <50EC3757.30200 at bbaw.de>

Please find below the details of a joint Classics/Digital Humanities 
seminar in King's College London next week:

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*21st Century Citation and Practical Quotation in a Digital Library*
Professor Christopher W. Blackwell (Furman University)
Thursday January 17th, 13:00
Room B.7, Classics Department, King's College London

The heart of humanist scholarship is “quotation”, reproduction plus 
citation. Reproduction lets us focus on an object of study—a word, a 
verse. Citation saves us from having to reproduce more than we need, 
while still affording access to an object-of-study’s larger context. 
Citations are concise. If done correctly, they allow graphs of knowledge 
to survive across technological revolutions.

Christopher Blackwell will talk about citation as implemented for the 
Homer Multitext. This is a 21st Century model of unambiguous, 
machine-actionable citation of texts, data, and images. This 
presentation will be both conceptual and practical. It will describe a 
decade-long process of refactoring and separation of concerns toward a 
generic and highly flexible approach to a complex digital library 
problem. It will end with demonstrations of tools that allow efficient 
citation of details on images, and tools for adding to html documents 
citations of texts, images, and data that can automatically resolve to 
the quotations they cite.

All tools and data developed by the Homer Multitext are freely available 
under open content licenses and are as platform agnostic as possible.

[ Christopher W. Blackwell is the Louis G. Forgione University Professor 
at Furman University, in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. With Neel 
Smith he is a Project Architect of the Homer Multitext, a project of the 
Center for Hellenic Studies of Harvard University under the Editorship 
of Casey Dué and Mary Ebbott. ]
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-- 
Dr Gabriel BODARD
Researcher in Digital Epigraphy

Digital Humanities
King's College London
26-29 Drury Lane
London WC2B 5RL

T: +44 (0)20 7848 1388
F: +44 (0)20 7848 2980
E: gabriel.bodard at kcl.ac.uk

http://www.digitalclassicist.org/
http://www.currentepigraphy.org/


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        Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 16:38:22 -0500
        From: John Unsworth <john.m.unsworth at gmail.com>
        Subject: Call for papers: Days of DH
        In-Reply-To: <50EC3757.30200 at bbaw.de>

Days of DH 2013

Boston-Area Days of DH 2012

A Celebration of Digital Humanities Work in New England

The “Boston Area Days of DH” will comprise two events in Boston over a five-day span in March and will celebrate innovative work being done in New England’s rapidly-growing digital humanities community. The events will coincide with centerNet‘s annual, international “Day of DH,” and feature the work of both up-and-coming and established DH scholars in the region. Capping off the event will be a grants workshop run by officers from the NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities. All those interested in DH in the New England region are encouraged to submit a proposal or simply attend.

We are coordinating CFPs between the two events as we expect (and will encourage) significant overlap in attendance between the two events. Proposals can be sent for either event or both but will only be accepted for one. Please indicate in your proposal if you intend it for a particular event or for both.

“Digital Humanities: The Next Generation”

	• Sponsor: the Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science
	• Location: Simmons College, Boston
	• Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, 2013
	• Deadline: February 1, 2013
This two-day symposium will focus on the work of younger digital humanities scholars in New England–graduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty–in order to highlight and showcase their work, and introduce them to each other and to the community. Presentations on pertinent DH tools, resources, projects, and solutions will alternate with facilitated discussions on salient themes, like “DH and graduate education, varieties of DH, DH and the creative arts, DH and library collaboration, etc.,” with the goal being a program that is compelling and rewarding for the next generation of DH scholars. We’ll encourage presenters to consider hands-on (or technology-intensive) and “flipped” presentations (with introductory material offered online, in advance, and the symposium content more hands-on and project-focused). We also plan to publish the best materials produced for and during the event in a digital humanities journal. This event is made possible by the Allen Smith Fellows Program.

Please send proposals of 400 words to David Wedaman at wedaman at brandeis.edu by February 1, 2013.

Event: Boston-Area “Days of DH” with NEH Office of Digital Humanities Workshop

	• Sponsor: The NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University
	• Location: Northeastern University
	• Date: March 18 – 19, 2013
	• Deadline: February 1, 2013
The digital humanities community in the Boston area is rapidly growing — with new centers, new hiring, and an array of new DH projects.  To celebrate and facilitate this renaissance of digital humanities work in the Boston area, the newly founded NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University will host a “Boston-Area DH Day” on March 18 & 19, 2013.

The event will include:

	• An NEH Office of Digital Humanities grants workshop, facilitated by ODH staff;
	• A one-day methods workshop (with specific focus on textual analysis, network visualization, and GIS);
	• A joint keynote address given by Julia Flanders Julia Flanders (Brown University) andMatthew L. Jockers (University of Nebraska—Lincoln)
	• Forums for Boston-area DHers to present their work to each other and solicit feedback or collaboration.
The organizing committee for “Boston-Area DH Day” welcomes proposals for #4 above.  We seek presenters from the Boston area (roughly defined as driving distance from the city) who are interested in sharing and discussing their current DH projects.  We hope for a diverse array of presentations that will reflect the scope of the field. Please send proposals of 400 words to Ryan Cordell at r.cordell at neu.edu by February 1, 2013.


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        Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 17:30:03 -0700
        From: Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>
        Subject: Game Conference in Japan
        In-Reply-To: <50EC3757.30200 at bbaw.de>

*** International Conference on Japan Game Studies 2013 ***

	Main Organizer: Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies, Ritsumeikan University

	Co-organizers: Prince Takamado Japan Centre, University of Alberta

	Canadian Institute for Research Computing in the Arts, University of Alberta

	GRAND Network of Centres of Excellence

Dates: May 24-26, 2013

Venue: Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Kinugasa Campus

Conference website: www.ptjc.ualberta.ca

We are pleased to announce the international Conference on Japan Game Studies 2013 to be held at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, May 24-26, 2013. 

This conference is collaboratively organized by Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies, the Prince Takamado Japan Centre, and the Canadian Institute for Research Computing in the Arts, University of Alberta with support from the GRAND Network of Centres of Excellence.

The conference is the second collaboratively organized conference focusing broadly on Japanese game culture, education and industry.

We invite a broad range of papers dealing with game culture, education and games and the Japanese game industry from the perspectives of humanities, social sciences, business or education. The range of topics has typically included (but is not limited to):

	• Cross cultural study of games and toys
	• Localization of games
	• Assessment of educational aspects of games
	• Preservation of games and game culture
	• Understanding player culture
	• Game industry (in Japan and transnationally)
	• Games and transmedia phenomena
	• Games of chance

Please send abstracts of no more than 500 words via email to ptjc at ualberta.ca, before February 15, 2013.  Figures, tables and references, which do not count towards the 500 words, may be included on a second page.  Please submit your anonymized abstract (and supporting second page) in PDF format with a just title. The following information should be in the accompanying email message: Title of paper, Name of author(s), Affiliation(s), Address(es), Phone (and Fax) number(s), and Email address(es).  Notification of acceptance will be send out by March 1, 2013. Abstracts will be accepted in English.

For more information, please visit the website at www.ptjc.ualberta.ca, or contact Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies, Ritsumeikan University at rcgs at st.ritsumei.ac.jp.

Conference Co-Chairs:

	Mitsuyuki Inaba, College of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University

	Kaori Kabata, Prince Takamado Japan Centre, University of Alberta

Program committee:

	Kazufumi FUKUDA, Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

	Koichi HOSOI, College of Image Arts and Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

	Masaharu MIYAWAKI, College of Law, Ritsumeikan University

	Akinori NAKAMURA, College of Image Arts and Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

	Geoffrey Rockwell, Canadian Institute for Research Computing in the Arts, University of Alberta

	Masayuki UEMURA, College of Image Arts and Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

	Shuji WATANABE, College of Image Arts and Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

	Hiroshi YOSHIDA, Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

 




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