[Humanist] 26.228 events: Japanese gaming; digital palaeography

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Sat Aug 11 16:09:04 CEST 2012

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 228.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    "Brookes, Stewart" <stewart.brookes at kcl.ac.uk>            (52)
        Subject: DigiPal CfP: "Digital Approaches to Medieval Script and

  [2]   From:    Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>                  (28)
        Subject: Replaying Japan

        Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 19:41:13 +0100
        From: "Brookes, Stewart" <stewart.brookes at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: DigiPal CfP: "Digital Approaches to Medieval Script and Image" 

Dear all,

Please find below our call for papers for our November symposium. Please note
that even if you are unable to attend, please send in an abstract as we are looking
for submissions for a collection of essays as the follow-up to our in-the-works volume,
"Digital Palaeography" (Ashgate).

Thanks and all best,


CfP: "Digital Approaches to Medieval Script and Image"

DigiPal One-Day Symposium

22nd November 2012, King’s College London

The DigiPal team (http://digipal.eu/) are delighted to invite submissions for their second
symposium at King's College London. This year's theme is the implications of the increasing
reliance of the scholarly community upon digital images and technologies. Bringing together
art historians, palaeographers, medievalists and the Digital Humanities, the symposium will
share theoretical approaches and methodologies and, crucially, test prevalent assumptions.

How to propose a paper

Papers of 20 minutes in length are invited on any relevant aspect of digital approaches to the
representation of script and manuscript art. We would like to facilitate a wide-ranging debate
and so welcome submissions from scholars whose primary experience is not with digitising
images, or necessarily the medieval period.

Possible topics could include:

 * the practical and theoretical consequences of the use of digital images
 * the relevance of art historical theories to the digital representation of medieval manuscripts
 * the problems and potentials presented by digital imaging technologies
 * palaeographical method for ‘Digital’ and ‘Analogue’ palaeography
 * reassessing the terminology used in manuscript studies and palaeography
 * reports from projects that make use of digitised images

To propose a paper, please email a brief abstract (250 words max.) to digipal [at] kcl.ac.uk http://kcl.ac.uk/ .

The deadline for the receipt of submissions is 10.23pm on Friday 14th September 2012

Please note that it is our intention to collect selected papers from the symposium as part of a
forthcoming publication and so you may wish to submit an abstract even if you can't attend.
Several papers from last year's symposium are being edited as part of our forthcoming
volume, "Digital Palaeography" (Ashgate).


Registration will officially open from Thursday 20th September, but if you'd like to pre-reserve
a place, then please let us know at your earliest convenience by emailing digipal [at] kcl.ac.uk http://kcl.ac.uk/ .

We look forward to hearing from you,

Stewart Brookes and Peter Stokes

Dr Stewart J Brookes
Research Associate
Digital Resource for Palaeography
Department of Digital Humanities
King's College London
Room 210, 2nd Floor
26-29 Drury Lane
London, WC2B 5RL

Blog: http://digipal.eu/

        Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 15:19:34 -0600
        From: Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>
        Subject: Replaying Japan

Replaying Japan: A one day symposium on Japanese game culture and 

Replaying Japan is a one day symposium on Japanese game culture, game 
studies and the gaming industry that will bring together researchers 
from Japan and Canada on August 22nd, 2012 at the University of Alberta 
to talk about the challenges and opportunities in cross-cultural study 
of game culture with a particular focus on university/industry 
interaction. The symposium will run from 9:15am 96 5:00 pm in 
Humanities Centre L-2, University of Alberta campus. Anyone interested 
in game studies and/or Japanese popular culture is welcome.

Where: Humanities Centre L-2, University of Alberta

When: August 22nd, 9:15am till 5pm

Who: Speakers include:

-- Koichi Hosoi, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
-- Kazufumi Fukuda, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
-- Kevin Kee, Brock University, St. Catharines ON, Canada
-- Mia Consalvo, Concordia University, Montreal QC, Canada
-- Akinori Nakamura, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
-- Geoffrey Rockwell, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
-- Mitsuyuki Inaba, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
-- Sean Gouglas, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada

Cost: None!

More: http://bit.ly/Nuq6TL

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Replaying Japan is supported by GRAND (http://grand-nce.org), the Prince 
Takamado Japan Centre, the Canadian Institute for Research Computing in 
the Arts, and the China Institute

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