[Humanist] 22.673 events: text-encoding; virtual worlds; Nebraska Digital Workshop

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Tue Apr 7 07:09:24 CEST 2009

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 673.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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[1]   From:    "Rehbein, Malte" <malte.rehbein at nuigalway.ie>             (93)
Subject: CFP: Text encoding in the era of mass digitization (2009
AnnualMeeting of the TEI Consortium)

[2]   From:    Katherine L Walter <kwalter at unlnotes.unl.edu>             (34)
Subject: 4th annual Nebraska Digital Workshop update

[3]   From:    Luis Gutierrez <luisgutierrez at peoplepc.com>                (5)
Subject: Harnessing Virtual Worlds for Arts and Humanities Research

Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 09:41:09 +0100
From: "Rehbein, Malte" <malte.rehbein at nuigalway.ie>
Subject: CFP: Text encoding in the era of mass digitization (2009 AnnualMeeting of the TEI Consortium)


Text encoding in the era of mass digitization: 2009 Annual Meeting of
the TEI Consortium


The Program Committee of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Text Encoding
Initiative Consortium invites individual paper proposals, panel
sessions, poster sessions, and tool demonstrations particularly, but not
exclusively, on the theme "Text encoding in the era of mass


Topics might include but are not restricted to:

* In-depth encoding vs. mass digitization
* Is text encoding sustainable?
* Is text encoding scalable?
* Using TEI to create:
- scholarly editions
- hybrid publications (digital and print)
- databases and other resources
* Tools that create and process TEI data
* TEI used in conjunction with other technologies and standards
* TEI as:
- metadata standard
- interchange format: sharing, mapping, and migrating data
* TEI and its contribution to digital scholarship
* TEI and markup theory
* Learning the TEI
* The future of the TEI
* When not to use the TEI

In addition, we are seeking P5 micropaper proposals for 5 minute
presentations on the topic "How I've customized TEI encoding to meet my


Individual paper presentations will be allocated 30 minutes: 20 minutes
for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions & answers.

Panel sessions will be allocated 1.5 hours and may be of varied formats,

* three paper panels: 3 papers on the same or related topics
* round table discussion: 3-6 presenters on a single theme. Ample
time should be left for questions & answers after brief

Posters (including tool demonstrations) will be presented during the
poster session. The local organizer will provide flip charts and tables
for poster session/tool demonstration presenters, along with wireless
internet access. Each poster will have the opportunity to participate in
a slam immediately preceding the poster session.

P5 micropapers will be allocated 5 minutes.


All proposals should be submitted at http://www.tei-c.org/conftool/ by
15 May 2009. The system is not yet ready to accept submissions but will
be ready to accept submissions in mid-April.

You will need to create an account (i.e., username and password) in
order to file a submission. For each submission, you may upload files to
the system after you have completed filling out demographic data and the

* Individual paper or poster session proposals (including tool
- Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 500 words) in
the "Abstract" field.
- Supporting materials (including graphics, multimedia, etc.,
or even a copy of the complete paper) may be uploaded after
the initial abstract is submitted.

* P5 micropaper:
- The procedure is the same as for an individual paper except
that the abstract should be no more than 300 words.

* Panel sessions:
- The panel organizer submits an abstract for the entire
session, listing the proposed papers, and explaining the
organizing theme and rationale for the inclusion of the
papers in no more than 500 words in the "Abstract" field.
- The panel members each submit a separate complete individual
paper proposal; see above. The program committee reserves the
right to accept papers submitted as part of a panel without
accepting the whole panel.

All proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and selected
external reviewers.

Those interested in holding working paper sessions outside the meeting
session tracks should contact the meeting organizers at
tei-meeting-2009 at umich.edu to schedule a room.

Please send queries to tei-meeting-2009 at umich.edu .

Conference submissions will be considered for a conference proceedings.
Further details on the submission process will be forthcoming.

Malte Rehbein M.A.
Marie Curie Research Fellow

Moore Institute
National University of Ireland, Galway
Mob.:  +353 85 8144 685
Fax.:  +353 91 49 5507
Email: malte.rehbein at nuigalway.ie
Web: http://www.denkstaette.de

Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 08:36:17 -0500
From: Katherine L Walter <kwalter at unlnotes.unl.edu>
Subject: 4th annual Nebraska Digital Workshop update 

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln is pleased to announce that the senior scholars for the 4th
Annual Nebraska Digital Workshop are Johanna Drucker, Martin and Bernard
Breslauer Professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information
Studies at UCLA and Matthew Kirschenbaum, Associate Professor of English at
University of Maryland College Park. Drucker is a noted author, book artist,
visual theorist, and cultural critic.  Her scholarly writing documents and
critiques visual language: letterforms, typography, visual poetry, and art.
Her most recent book is SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Speculative
Computing, University of Chicago Press, 2009. Kirschenbaum, associate
director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
and Vice President of the Electronic Literature Organization, is author of
Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination, MIT Press, 2008. 

The Nebraska Digital Workshop will be held October 2-3, 2009 at the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The goal of the Workshop is to enable the
best early career scholars in the field of digital humanities to present
their work in a forum where it can be critically evaluated, improved, and
showcased. Selected early scholars will receive full travel reimbursement
and an honorarium for presenting their work.

The application deadline is April 24th. Applicants should send an abstract,
CV, and a representative sample of digital work via a URL or on disk to CDRH
on or before the deadline. E-mail applications should be sent to
kwalter1 at unl.edu.

Katherine L. WalterCo-Director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections Dept.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
319 Love Library
Lincoln NE 68588-4100
voice: (402) 472-3939
kwalter1 at unl.edu
http://cdrh.unl.edu http://cdrh.unl.edu

Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:30:42 -0400
From: Luis Gutierrez <luisgutierrez at peoplepc.com>
Subject: Harnessing Virtual Worlds for Arts and Humanities Research

This may be of interest:

Harnessing Virtual Worlds for Arts and Humanities Research


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