[Humanist] 30.9 events: archaeology; intersectionality; crowd-sourcing

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue May 10 07:33:04 CEST 2016

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 9.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    "Dunn, Stuart" <stuart.dunn at KCL.AC.UK>                    (16)
        Subject: Summer school: Data-Driven Archaeology

  [2]   From:    Barbara Bordalejo <bb268 at nyu.edu>                         (54)
        Subject: CFP: Intersectionality in Digital Humanities, September 15th
                to 17th 2016

  [3]   From:    Peter Organisciak <organis2 at illinois.edu>                 (79)
        Subject: Final CFP: HCOMP 2016 (Extended Deadline)

        Date: Thu, 5 May 2016 07:42:21 +0000
        From: "Dunn, Stuart" <stuart.dunn at KCL.AC.UK>
        Subject: Summer school: Data-Driven Archaeology
        In-Reply-To: <CANfwwL45f-veRocMHPyif1tuxgi023D2+HafY2GK+t8srW45AA at mail.gmail.com>

The University of Pisa is offering a Summer School which will enable participants to manage the whole lifecycle of archaeological data. Archaeology Of The Future: Data Mining, Data Analysis, and Data Driven Archaeology is built around a new paradigm which takes into consideration the role of the archaeologist as both producer and user of digital Archaeological data. Attendees will learn the concepts and methods of data retrieval, management, analysis and communication through an integrated use of technology and mathematical principles.

The Summer School will take place from the 11th to the 29th of July 2016, at the University of Pisa, Italy. It is aimed at Archaeology and Cultural Heritage students, PhD candidates and post-docs. If you know anyone who might be interested in attending, please forward this invitation to them.

More information can be found on
- the University of Pisa website: www.unipi.it/index.php/humanities/item/6855-archaeology-of-the-future<https://www.unipi.it/index.php/humanities/item/6855-archaeology-of-the-future>
- the MAPPA lab website: www.mappaproject.org/data_driven_archaeo<http://www.mappaproject.org/data_driven_archaeo>
- the facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/446718812193085/<https://www.facebook.com/events/446718812193085/>

If you would like any further information please contact us by emailing nevio.dubbini at gmail.com<mailto:nevio.dubbini at gmail.com> or gabriele.gattiglia at for.unipi.it<mailto:gabriele.gattiglia at for.unipi.it>, or the school co-ordinator, Prof. Letizia Gualandi on letizia.gualandi at unipi.it<mailto:letizia.gualandi at unipi.it>.

We apologise in case of cross posting.

Kind regards,
Nevio Dubbini
Gabriele Gattiglia

Nevio Dubbini

mail: nevio.dubbini at gmail.com<mailto:nevio.dubbini at gmail.com>
web: sites.google.com/site/miningfulstudio<http://sites.google.com/site/miningfulstudio>

        Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 19:25:19 +0200
        From: Barbara Bordalejo <bb268 at nyu.edu>
        Subject: CFP: Intersectionality in Digital Humanities, September 15th to 17th 2016
        In-Reply-To: <CANfwwL45f-veRocMHPyif1tuxgi023D2+HafY2GK+t8srW45AA at mail.gmail.com>

Intersectionality in Digital Humanities: Call for papers

The last few years have witnessed a movement towards a more open and
inclusive Digital Humanities field. The Alliance for Digital Humanities
Organizations has appointed a Multilingualism/Multiculturalism committee to
address these issues and accepted a special interest group, Global Outlook
:: Digital Humanities, to try to break down barriers between countries in
the Global North and the Global South.  Intersectional studies are also
developing within DH to try to bring a plurality of voices into the

KU Leuven’s Digital Humanities Task Force invites individual paper
proposals, panel sessions, poster sessions, and tool demonstrations related
to intersectionality in Digital Humanities.

Meeting venue: KU Leuven

Dates: September 15th to 17th (immediately after the Digital Humanities
Summer School, September 12th to 14th).

Confirmed plennary speakers include:

Deb Verhoeven (Deakin University)
Roopika Risam (Salem State University)
Daniel O’Donnell (University of Lethbridge)
Alex Gil (Columbia University)
Padmini Ray Murray (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology)
Melissa Terras (University College London)

Topics might include but are not restricted to:

Development and evaluation of feminist, gender, queer, and disability
studies in Digital Humanities

Digital manifestations of critical race studies

Digital Humanities and activism

Collaborations between digital humanities specialists and scholars in other

Born-digital critical and creative initiatives in cultural history

Histories and futures of the digital

Editorial initiatives, digitization and curation of primary texts,
representation of manuscripts and the writing process

Inquiry into texts, networks, and historical processes via visualization
and strategies, e.g. distant reading, big data, etc.

Authorship and collaboration: the work of women and other historically
marginalized writers, traditional models of scholarship, and new conditions
of digital research and new media

Identities and diversity in new media: born-digital arts in word, sound,
and image, in genres including documentaries, blogs, graphic novels,
memoirs, hypertexts and eLiterature

Conditions of production: diversity in academia, publishing, library,
information science, or programming, past and present

Cultural and political implications of particular tools or digital modes of

Pedagogical objectives, practices, environments

Dissemination, accessibility, and sustainability challenges faced by
digital projects

Detecting and managing bias in text corpora for linguistic research

Strategies of dealing with bias in historical research based on large

Gender in music canonisation

Please send 350-word abstracts to barbara.bordalejo at kuleuven.be. The
deadline for this call is May 30th, 2016.

        Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 00:16:55 +0000
        From: Peter Organisciak <organis2 at illinois.edu>
        Subject: Final CFP: HCOMP 2016 (Extended Deadline)
        In-Reply-To: <CANfwwL45f-veRocMHPyif1tuxgi023D2+HafY2GK+t8srW45AA at mail.gmail.com>

The 2016 AAAI Conference on Crowdsourcing and Human Computation (HCOMP) will
be held October 30 - November 3, 2016 in Austin, TX, USA. We are looking to
represent the breadth of research in crowdsourcing, including the work
produced by the Humanist community.

Website: http://www.humancomputation.com/2016
Follow us on Twitter: @hcomp_conf

Full papers are due on June 7th, 2016, with abstracts due on May 31st.
See details below.

In addition to full papers, HCOMP will offer many other ways to
participate, including workshops, a doctoral consortium, a demos and
“works-in-progress” track, an industry/practitioner track, and an all-new
"Encore Track" in which authors of papers recently published elsewhere can
request to give an encore presentation of their papers at HCOMP 2016. Calls
for these events will follow in June, though early details are at

Call for Full Papers - Extended Deadline
HCOMP strongly believes in inviting and fostering broad, interdisciplinary
research on crowdsourcing and human computation. Submissions may present
principles, studies, and/or applications of systems that rely on
programmatic interaction with crowds, or where human perception, knowledge,
reasoning, or physical activity and coordination contributes to the
operation of computational systems, applications, or services. More
generally, we invite submissions from the broad spectrum of related fields
and application areas including (but not limited to):

- human-centered crowd studies: e.g., human-computer interaction, social
computing, design, cognitive and behavioral sciences (psychology and
sociology), management science, economics, policy, ethics, etc.
- applications and algorithms: e.g., computer vision, cultural heritage,
databases, digital humanities, information retrieval, machine learning,
natural language (and speech) processing, optimization, programming
languages, systems, etc.
- crowdsourcing areas: e.g., citizen science, collective action,
collective knowledge, crowdsourcing contests, crowd creativity,
crowdfunding, crowd ideation, crowd sensing, distributed work, freelancer
economy, open innovation, microtasks, prediction markets, wisdom of crowds,

To ensure relevance, submissions are encouraged include research questions
and contributions of broad interest to crowdsourcing and human computation,
as well as discuss relevant open problems and prior work in the field. When
evaluation is conducted entirely within a specific domain, authors are
encouraged to discuss how findings might generalize to other communities
and application areas using crowdsourcing and human computation.

Full papers of up to 10 pages may be submitted. Full papers must represent
original work, not previously published or under simultaneous peer-review
for any other peer-reviewed, archival conference or journal. All papers
must be anonymized (include no information identifying the authors or their
institutions) for double-blind peer-review and formatted according to the
conference's style guidelines. Accepted papers will be published in the
HCOMP conference proceedings and included in the HCOMP Conference's Digital
Archive. HCOMP is a young but quickly growing conference, with a historical
acceptance rate of 30% for full papers.


HCOMP is the premier venue for disseminating the latest research findings
on crowdsourcing and human computation. While artificial intelligence (AI)
and human-computer interaction (HCI) represent traditional mainstays of the
conference, HCOMP believes strongly in inviting, fostering, and promoting
broad, interdisciplinary research. This field is particularly unique in the
diversity of disciplines it draws upon, and contributes to, ranging from
human-centered qualitative studies and HCI design, to computer science and
artificial intelligence, economics and the social sciences, all the way to
cultural heritage, digital humanities, ethics, and policy. The HCOMP
conference is aimed at promoting the exchange of advances in human
computation and crowdsourcing among not only researchers, but also
engineers and practitioners, to encourage dialogue across a spectrum of
disciplines and communities of practice.

HCOMP 2016 builds on a successful history of past meetings: three HCOMP
conferences (2013-2015) and four earlier workshops, held in conjunction
with the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (2011-2012), and the
ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (2009-2010).
Proceedings from past HCOMP conferences are available online in the HCOMP
Conference Digital Archive.

For Program Committee details, please see:

Schedule: Full Papers
May 31: Abstracts due
June 7: Papers due
July 11: Reviews released to authors
July 14: [Optional] author feedback due
August 4: Notification of acceptance decisions
August 20: Camera-ready papers due

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