[Humanist] 24.610 events: humanities; translation; communication & collaboration

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Wed Dec 22 07:24:06 CET 2010

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 610.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Richard Lewis <richard.lewis at gold.ac.uk>                  (52)
        Subject: InterFace 2011: 3rd International Symposium for Humanities

  [2]   From:    lachance at chass.utoronto.ca                               (103)
        Subject: Call for Papers - Hawaii Conference

  [3]   From:    Shuly Wintner <shuly at cs.haifa.ac.il>                      (10)
        Subject: Call for Participation: Workshop on Machine Translation and
                Morphologically-rich Languages

        Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 11:10:00 +0000
        From: Richard Lewis <richard.lewis at gold.ac.uk>
        Subject: InterFace 2011: 3rd International Symposium for Humanities andTechnology


With apologies for cross posting.

InterFace 2011 -- 27-29 July 2011, University College London

InterFace is a symposium for humanities and technology. In 2011 it is
being jointly hosted by colleges across London and will be an
invaluable opportunity for participants to visit this active hub of
digital scholarship and practice.

The symposium aims to foster collaboration and shared understanding
between scholars in the humanities and in computer science, especially
where their efforts converge on exchange of subject matter and
method. With a focus on the interests and concerns of Ph.D students
and early career researchers, the programme will include networking
activities, opportunities for research exposition, and various
training and workshop activities.

The details of the workshops and training sessions are still in
preparation but they are expected to include hands-on work with:

 * bibliographic software;
 * sound analysis for speech and music;
 * data visualisation;
 * user studies and social research;
 * discourse analysis in the sciences, technology and the humanities;
 * applying for research funding;
 * getting work published;
 * computer modelling.

A core component of the programme will be a lightening talks session
in which each participant will make a two-minute presentation on their
research. The session will be lively and dynamic. Each presentation
must be exactly two minutes long, making use of necessary,
interesting, appropriate, or entertaining visual or sound aids, and
condensing a whole Ph.D's worth of ideas and work into this short

Finally, the symposium will conclude with an unconference; a
participatory, collaborative, and informal event in which the form and
content is decided on by participants as it unfolds and in which
discussion and production is emphasised over presentation and
analysis. Participants may wish to share their own skills, learn a new
skill, establish and develop a collaborative project, or hold a
focused discussion.

In January we will be seeking applications for participation in this
symposium. An announcement and call for papers will be issued in the
New Year.

For any general enquiries related to the symposium please email:

enquiries at interface2011.org.uk

or see the website:

Richard Lewis
ISMS, Computing
Goldsmiths, University of London

        Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 08:44:12 -0500 (EST)
        From: lachance at chass.utoronto.ca
        Subject: Call for Papers - Hawaii Conference

-------------------- TCC 2011 Call for Proposals  --------------------

[Our apologies to those receiving multiple copies of this message.]

Sixteenth Annual
April 12-14, 2011
Pre-conference: April 5, 2011


Submission deadline: January 28, 2011
Homepage: http://tcc.kcc.hawaii.edu


TCC 2011 invites faculty, support staff, librarians, counselors, student
affairs professionals, students, administrators, and educational
consultants to submit proposals for papers and general sessions.

The emergence of Web 2.0 created a global platform for communication,
collaboration, and sharing. People, technologies, and perspectives have
converged on the Internet that has spawned global communities and
platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

The Internet has changed education. Many issues and concerns, however,
have yet to be answered fully: How do faculty, staff, students and the
communities served collaborate and innovate to produce positive learning
outcomes? How can students learn through virtual worlds, educational
games, augmented realities, or the use of smart, mobile devices? What best
practices or choices have emerged in online learning? How do we keep up?
How can we support each other?

TCC invites papers and general sessions related to technology integrated
learning, open educational resources, distance learning, virtual
communities, and best choices in educational technologies. The
coordinators are looking for a broad range of submissions including, but
are not limited to:

- Perspectives and personal experiences with emerging learning technologies
- Case studies and progress in applying ICT and Web 2.0 tools for learning
- Technologies that enable communication, collaboration, creativity, and
- Building and sustaining communities of learners
- Instructional applications in virtual worlds
- Distance learning including mobile learning
- Open educational resources (OER)
- E-portfolios and assessment tools
- Student orientation and preparation
- Ubiquitous and lifelong learning
- Online student services and advising
- Managing information technology and change
- Global access and intercultural communication
- Educational technology in developing countries
- Educational game design, rubrics, and assessment
- Student success and assessment strategies online
- Professional development for faculty and staff
- Projects for seniors and persons with disabilities
- Online learning resources (library, learning centers, etc.)
- Social networking games and MMORPGs in education
- Augmented reality - blending virtual content in real environments
- Online, hybrid, or blended modes of technology enhanced learning
- Institutional planning and pedagogy facilitated by emerging technologies
- Gender equity, digital divide, intercultural understanding, and open access

This conference accepts proposals in two formats: papers and general

For submission details, see:

To submit a proposal, go to:

Papers are submitted in full and will be subjected to a blind peer review.
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

General sessions may be conducted in many ways including a forum,
discussion, round table, panel, or pre-conference activity. These
proposals will also be subject to a blind peer review.

Acceptances will be conveyed to the primary author or presenter by email.

The coordinators are especially interested in proposals that involve
student presenters. Fees for student presenters will be waived. Student
presentations will be scheduled later in the day.

The submission deadline is January 28, 2011.

Presenters are expected to:
- Participate in a pre-conference orientation session.
- Conduct a 20-minute informal, interactive online session about your
paper or general session.
- Use a headset with a microphone during the presentation.
- Upload a photo, a brief professional bio, and related informational
materials to the conference web site.
- Respond to questions and comments from conference participants during
the entire conference.
- Maintain communications, as appropriate, with the conference staff.

All presenters are required to register online and pay the conference fee
($99 USD; $179 USD after March 31). Group and site registration rates for
faculty and students are available. Contact Sharon Fowler for details
<fowlers at hawaii.edu>.

This conference is held entirely online using a web browser to access live
sessions and related content. A computer equipped with headphones and
microphone as well as broadband Internet access is highly recommended.

Organizations or companies interested in sponsoring this event may contact
John Walber of LearningTimes <john at learningtimes.com>

For additional information, see  http://tcc.kcc.hawaii.edu . For further
inquiry, contact Bert Kimura <bert at hawaii.edu> or Curtis Ho
<curtis at hawaii.edu>.

This event is a partnership between TCCHawaii.org and LearningTimes.org.
Additional support provided by faculty and staff at the University of

        Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:57:33 +0000
        From: Shuly Wintner <shuly at cs.haifa.ac.il>
        Subject: Call for Participation: Workshop on Machine Translation and Morphologically-rich Languages

Machine Translation and Morphologically-rich Languages
Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation
University of Haifa, Israel, 23-27 January, 2011

Preliminary program and schedule are now available on the web site.

Registration deadline: December 31, 2010

Please register here:

Looking forward to seeing you in Haifa next month!

Shuly Wintner

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