[Humanist] 31.186 events: teaching NLP (Berlin)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 186.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:41:05 +0200
        From: "Peggy Bockwinkel" <peggy.bockwinkel at ilw.uni-stuttgart.de>
        Subject: CfP: extended deadline: Teach4DH


The 1st Workshop on Teaching NLP for Digital Humanities 
(Teach4DH)
  ===================================================================
  --  Deadline extension: Sunday July, 23  --

https://teach4dh.github.io

Held in conjunction with GSCL 2017 
(http://gscl2017.dfki.de/),
Berlin, Germany, September 12, 2017

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
=======================

Computational linguists often teach digital humanities 
(DH) modules that focus on using / applying / adapting NLP 
technologies and resources to DH problems. The challenge 
in such modules is to introduce students with a background 
in humanities or social sciences to technical content 
without going into detail. NLP tools often require special 
input formats, knowledge of program options, and 
post-processing of the output. NLP resources are often not 
easily accessible and provide only limited interaction. 
Interfaces and search tools require knowledge of 
specialized search syntax.

The workshop is intended to provide a forum for such “NLP 
teachers” to share experiences, discuss best practices, 
introduce teaching concepts, and present demos of existing 
technology. It also provides an opportunity for DH 
researchers to express their needs and provide directions 
for future DH curricular developments. The workshop is 
intended to foster collaborations and to cross-fertilize 
knowledge and approaches across DH disciplines.

Teach4DH is co-organized by GSCL's SIG Education and 
Profession and supported by CLARIN.

WORKSHOP TOPICS
=======================

We welcome submissions of long and short papers, posters, 
and demonstrations relating to any aspect of teaching NLP 
in DH classes, including:

- Didactic units / concepts / tools for employing NLP in 
teaching "on stage"
- Challenges in teaching for a non-CL audience
- Exploiting NLP tools "behind the scenes" for creating 
didactic DH material
- Curricular considerations in developing standards for DH 
programs

See the website at https://teach4dh.github.io for more 
details, including submission instructions. If you have 
any questions, please feel free to contact the workshop 
co-chairs at teach4dh at googlegroups.com.

IMPORTANT DATES
=====================

All submission deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. PST

*** Jul 23rd, 2017 Extended deadline ***
Aug 09th, 2017: Notification of acceptance
Aug 25th, 2017: Camera-ready papers due
Sep 12th, 2017: Workshop day

COMMITTEES
=====================

WORKSHOP CHAIRS

Peggy Bockwinkel	University of Stuttgart
Thierry Declerck	DFKI, Saarbrücken
Sandra Kübler		Indiana University, Bloomington
Heike Zinsmeister	Universität Hamburg

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Melanie Andresen 	Universität Hamburg
Fabian Barteld 		Universität Hamburg
Sabine Bartsch		Technische Universität Darmstadt
Noah Bubenhofer 	Zurich University
Stefanie Dipper 	Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Kim Gerdes 		Sorbonne nouvelle Paris
Evelyn Gius 		Universität Hamburg
Fotis Jannidis 		Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Jonas Kuhn 		University of Stuttgart
Lothar Lemnitzer 	BBAW, Berlin
Harald Lüngen 		IDS, Mannheim
Nils Reiter 		University of Stuttgart
Thomas Schmidt 		IDS, Mannheim
Ulrike Schneider 	Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Julian Schulz 		LMU, München
Olga Scrivner 		Indiana University
Caroline Sporleder 	Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Jannik Strötgen 	MPI, Saarbrücken
Thorsten Trippel 	University of Tübingen
Gabriel Viehhauser 	University of Stuttgart
Andreas Witt 		University of Cologne
Amir Zeldes 		Georgetown University

Contact address:
teach4dh at googlegroups.com

Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Literaturwissenschaft
Digital Humanities
Herdweg 51
70174 Stuttgart

peggy.bockwinkel at ilw.uni-stuttgart.de
Tel.: +49 (0)711-685-82279



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