[Humanist] 31.280 bursaries for a text hackathon (Leicester)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 280.
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        Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2017 10:08:13 +0100
        From: gegan at dmu.ac.uk
        Subject: 48-Hour Text Hackathon in Leicester, England
        In-Reply-To: <20170902075801.577B276F4 at digitalhumanities.org>

Bursaries for 48-Hour non-stop Text Hackathon

De Montfort University in Leicester, England, is holding a
Text Hackathon from 12.30pm on Friday 10 November to 12.30pm
on Sunday 12 November 2017. Everyone who is interested
in searching and analysing large bodies of digital text
is welcome to come. All levels of ability and all ages are
welcome and will be catered for, from those who know nothing
about this topic to those who study it, teach it, or research
it. Free high-quality food--with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free,
kosher, halal, and coeliac options--will be served throughout
the event. There are bursaries available to help with the costs
of individuals and groups attending the event. Full details
of the event, including how to register, are available
at

   http://cts.dmu.ac.uk/events/hackathon

Students and tutors at all levels of Higher Education may
apply for a bursary to help with their costs in attending this
event. We are offering the following:

* 15 x 100 GBP Individual Bursaries are available for individual
students to attend the event. All that applicants have to do is
write to the Hackathon organizer, Prof Gabriel Egan <gegan at dmu.ac.uk>,
stating in 100 words why they want to attent the event.

* 5 x 600 GBP Group Bursaries are available for groups of at least
4 students to attend the event. All that a group has to do is
write to the Hackathon organizer, Prof Gabriel Egan <gegan at dmu.ac.uk>
stating in 100 words why they want to attent the event and naming
a 'challenge' (an interesting textual question) that they want to
explore.

* 5 x 300 GBP Subject Matter Expert Bursaries are available for
tutors from Higher Education to attend the event and lead a
group of attendees in the exploration of their 'challenge'.
All that applicants have to do is write to the Hackathon
organizer, Prof Gabriel Egan <gegan at dmu.ac.uk>, stating in 100
words what their Subject Matter Expertise consists of.

The judgement of the Hackathon organizer in choosing the successful
applicants will be final. The deadline for bursary applications is
25 October 2017 and all applicants will be notified of the outcome
by 30 October 2017.

Regards

Gabriel Egan

________________________________________________________________________
Professor Gabriel Egan, De Montfort University. www.gabrielegan.com
Director of the Centre for Textual Studies http://cts.dmu.ac.uk
National Teaching Fellow http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ntfs
Gen. Ed. New Oxford Shakespeare http://www.oxfordpresents.com/ms/nos





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