[Humanist] 25.379 events: DH; visualisation; digitisation

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Fri Oct 14 08:47:37 CEST 2011

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 379.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    Craig Bellamy <txt at craigbellamy.net>                     (111)
        Subject: CFP: Digital Humanities Australasia, 28-30 March 2012

  [2]   From:    Lena Stanley-Clamp <lstanley-clamp at jpr.org.uk>             (9)
        Subject: Digital Humanities Workshop at the British Library on 31

  [3]   From:    "Lorna M. Hughes" <lmh at llgc.org.uk>                       (37)
        Subject: Workshop at National LIbrary of Wales

  [4]   From:    "Mcdaid, Sarah" <sarah.mcdaid at LSBU.AC.UK>                 (44)
        Subject: CFP - Electronic Visualisation and the Arts London 2012

  [5]   From:    Katherine L Walter <kwalter at unlnotes.unl.edu>              (2)
        Subject: 6th Nebraska Digital Workshop

        Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:41:04 +1100
        From: Craig Bellamy <txt at craigbellamy.net>
        Subject: CFP: Digital Humanities Australasia, 28-30 March 2012

Call for Papers, Panels and Posters

DIGITAL HUMANITIES AUSTRALASIA 2012: Building, Mapping, Connecting

The inaugural conference of the Australasian Association for Digital 
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 28-30 March 2012

Sponsored by the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the College of 
Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University.

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://aa-dh.org/conference
REGISTRATION OPENS: Early January 2012

The Australasian Association for Digital Humanities is pleased to 
announce its inaugural conference, to be held at the Australian National 
University, Canberra, 28-30 March, 2012. The conference will feature 
papers, panels, posters and associated workshops. We invite proposals on 
all aspects of digital humanities in Australia, New Zealand and 
internationally, and especially encourage papers showcasing new research 
and developments in the field and/or responding to the conference theme 
of ‘Building, Mapping, Connecting’.

Proposals may focus on, but need not be limited to:

- Institutionalisation, interdisciplinarity and collaboration
- Measuring and valuing digital research
- Publication and dissemination
- Research applications and interfaces for digital collections
- Designing and curating online resources
- Digital textuality and literacy
- Curriculum and pedagogy
- Culture, creativity, arts, music, performance
- Electronic critical editions
- Digitisation, text encoding and analysis
- Communities and crowdsourcing
- Infrastructure, virtual research environments, workflows
- Information mining, modelling, GIS and visualisation
- Critical reflections on digital humanities futures


Julia Flanders (Brown University, USA)
Alan Liu (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
Peter Robinson (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
Harold Short (King’s College London, UK and University of Western 
Sydney, Australia)
John Unsworth (University of Illinois, USA)


Abstracts of no more than 300 words, together with a biography of no 
more than 100 words, should be submitted to the Program Committee by 11 
November, 2011. All proposals will be fully refereed. Proposals should 
be submitted via the online form at http://conference.aa-dh.org. Please 
indicate whether you are proposing a poster, a short paper (10 mins), a 
long paper (20 mins) or a panel. Presenters will be notified of 
acceptance of their proposal on 30 November, 2011.


The Australian Academy of the Humanities has provided funding for travel 
bursaries. These will be available on a competitive basis for 
postgraduate students and early career researchers from Australia and 
New Zealand to present at the conference and participate in associated 
workshops. Staff from cultural institutions are also encouraged to 
apply. When submitting your proposal please indicate if you wish to be 
considered for a bursary.


1. Poster presentations

Poster presentations may include work-in-progress on any of the topics 
described above as well as demonstrations of computer technology, 
software and digital projects. A separate poster session will open the 
conference, during which time presenters will need to be available to 
explain their work, share their ideas with other delegates, and answer 
questions. Posters will also be on display at various times during the 
conference, and presenters are encouraged to provide material and 
handouts with more detailed information and URLs.

2. Short papers

Short papers are allocated 10 minutes (plus 5 minutes for questions) and 
are suitable for describing work-in-progress and reporting on shorter 
experiments and software and tools in early stages of development.

3. Long papers

Long papers are allocated 20 minutes (plus 10 minutes for questions) and 
are intended for presenting substantial unpublished research and 
reporting on significant new digital resources or methodologies.

4. Panels

Panels (90 minutes) are comprised of either:

(a) Three long papers on a joint theme. All abstracts should be 
submitted together with a statement, of no more than 300 words, 
outlining the session topic and its relevance to current directions in 
the digital humanities; or

(b) A panel of four to six speakers. The panel organiser should submit a 
300-word outline of the topic session and its relevance to current 
directions in the digital humanities as well as an indication from all 
speakers of their willingness to participate.


Dr Paul Arthur, Australian National University
Dr Katherine Bode, Australian National University


Dr Paul Arthur, Australian National University
Dr Craig Bellamy, VeRSI, University of Melbourne, Australia
Dr Katherine Bode, Australian National University
Prof Hugh Craig, University of Newcastle, Australia
Prof Jane Hunter, University of Queensland, Australia
Dr Sydney Shep, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

        Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 09:27:05 +0100
        From: Lena Stanley-Clamp <lstanley-clamp at jpr.org.uk>
        Subject: Digital Humanities Workshop at the British Library on 31 October

Please circulate the following information to your list. Many thanks.

Digital Humanities and the Study of Jewish History and Culture
31 October 2011, 9.30 - 4 pm, a British Library Workshop in association with Judaica Europeana at the BL Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Registration is free, but booking is essential.  More information, programme and how to book at

Lena Stanley-Clamp
Director, European Association for Jewish Culture, London
Project Manager, Judaica Europeana
www.judaica-europeana.eu http://www.judaica-europeana.eu/

        Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:45:38 +0100
        From: "Lorna M. Hughes" <lmh at llgc.org.uk>
        Subject: Workshop at National LIbrary of Wales

Dear Humanists,

King's College, London and the National Library of Wales are co-hosting 
a workshop at the National Library of Wales, on October 28th, 2011. The 
workshop has been sponsored by JISC. A limited number of places are 
still available: if you wish to attend, please register by e-mailing 
lorna.hughes at llgc.org.uk.

Friday October 28th 2011, 10:00-16:30

“New Directions in Digitization”
Council Room, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

This workshop will discuss new developments in digitization, and present 
findings from a number of recent projects. There will be a special focus 
on Welsh and other Celtic digitization projects. Innovative approaches 
will be discussed to representing text and image; developing mass 
digitization initiatives; and developing scholarly resources. There will 
be opportunities for discussion about future direction, collaboration 
and innovation in digitization.

Presentations will include:
Mark Hedges, King’s College, London: Digitization at KCL
Mike Bryant, King’s College, London: The Ocropodium Project
Paul Ell, Queen’s University, Belfast: CDDA: Digitization and Celtic Studies
Alan Hughes/Scott Waby, National Library of Wales: Digitization at the 
National Library of Wales: case studies and lessons learned
Lorna Hughes, National Library of Wales: Value, use and impact of 
digital collections: the SPHERE project
Rheinallt Foster-Jones, People’s Collection, Wales: Innovation in 
Community Digitization
Tom Pert, RCAHMW: Putting pictures in their place; Royal Commission for 
Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales digitization projects

To register: If you wish to attend this workshop, please send e-mail to 
lorna.hughes at llgc.org.uk.
Places are limited, and prior registration is essential.

Professor Lorna M. Hughes
University of Wales Chair in Digital Collections

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru	National Library of Wales
Lorna.Hughes at llgc.org.uk	Ffôn / Phone 01970 632 499


        Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:50:11 +0100
        From: "Mcdaid, Sarah" <sarah.mcdaid at LSBU.AC.UK>
        Subject: CFP - Electronic Visualisation and the Arts London 2012

Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA) London 2012
Tuesday 10th July - Thursday 12th July 2012
Venue: British Computer Society, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7HA

Deadline: 22nd January 2012

ideas and concepts in culture, heritage the arts and sciences: digital
arts, sound, music, film and animation, 2D and 3D imaging, European
projects, archaeology, architecture, social media for museums,
heritage and fine art photography, medical visualisation and more


A feature of EVA London is its varied session types. We invite
proposals of papers, demonstrations, short performances, workshops or
panel discussions. Demonstrations and performances will be an
important part of this year's conference.  We especially invite papers
or presentations on topical subjects, and the newest and cutting edge
technologies and applications.
Only a summary of the proposal, on up to one page, is required for
selection. This must be submitted electronically according to the
instructions on the EVA London website. Proposals may be on any aspect
of EVA London's focus on visualisation for arts and culture, heritage
and medical science, broadly interpreted. Papers are peer reviewed and
may be edited for publication as hard copy and online. Other
presentations may be published as summaries or as papers.

If your proposal is a case study, we will be looking for discussions
of wider principles or applications using the case study as an
example. A few bursaries for EVA London registration fees will again
be available if you don't have access to grants.

EVA London's Conference themes will particularly include new and
emerging technologies and applications, including but not limited to:

* Visualising ideas and concepts * Imaging and images in museums and
galleries * Digital performance * Music, sound, film and animation *
Medical humanities

* Reconstructive archaeology and architecture * Digital and
computational art and photography * Visualisation in museums, historic
sites and buildings * Immersive environments 

* Technologies of digitisation * 2D, 3D and high definition imaging *
Virtual and augmented worlds * Web 2.0 and 3.0 technologies in art and
culture * Digital visualisation of performance and music
If this message was forwarded to you, join our mailing list to receive
EVA London announcements (only) directly. 
Send an email to: listserv at jiscmail.ac.uk. 

        Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:05:24 -0500
        From: Katherine L Walter <kwalter at unlnotes.unl.edu>
        Subject: 6th Nebraska Digital Workshop

From: 	Katherine L Walter/Library/UNL/UNEBR
To: 	humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
Date: 	10/13/2011 11:05 AM(402) 472-3939 

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is very pleased to announce the finalists for the 6th annual Nebraska Digital Workshop.  

Early career scholars and their projects are:

Kirsten C. Uszkalo, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University and CIRCA scholar, University of Alberta
The Witches in Early Modern England (WEME) Project

Jentery Sayers, Assistant Professor of English, University of Victoria, British Columbia
How Text Lost Its Source: Magnetic Recording Cultures

Colin F. Wilder, Postdoctoral Research Associate), Brown University
Republics of Literatures (formerly: The Hessian Social Network Project: Analysis of Social Networks and Textual Citations among Legal Operators in the German Enlightenment)

Senior scholars presenting at the workshop this year and their areas of research are:
Susan Brown, Professor of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, is a founding member of the Orlando Project on Victorian women’s literature of the British Isles and leads the nationally-funded Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory at the University of Alberta.   She is responsible for Victorian materials in the textbase, and author of volume two of the “Orlando History, 1820-1890.”  Her research interests are Victorian literature, 20th C women's literature and feminist theory.

William G. Thomas, III teaches U.S. history and specializes in the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. South, Slavery and Digital History.  He is currently the Chair of the Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and, since 2005, has been the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities.   Professor Thomas is the author of The Iron Way: Railroads, the Civil War, and the Making of Modern America (Yale University Press, 2011), and his digital research, Railroads and the Making of Modern America, involves data mining and GIS.  

Katherine L. Walter
Co-Director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
Professor and Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
319 Love Library
Lincoln, NE 68588-4100
kwalter1 at unl.edu
(402) 472-3939 

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