[Humanist] 27.833 events: gender & archives; presence; library ecosystems

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Fri Feb 28 07:59:13 CET 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 833.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>          (32)
        Subject: Presence

  [2]   From:    Hugh Burkhart <hburkhart at sandiego.edu>                    (39)
        Subject: Digital Initiatives Symposium

  [3]   From:    Jessica Beard <jbeard at ucsc.edu>                           (16)
        Subject: CFP: MLA 2015 Special Session Gender and the Archives

        Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:06:40 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: Presence

Call for Participation

*15th International Conference on Presence (ISPR 2014)*

17th - 19th of March 2014, Vienna, Austria.


Join us at this year's ISPR 2014 Presence conference in Vienna, Austria
from 17th - 19th of March 2014 at the University of Vienna!
Following a series of 14 successful Presence conferences, this
conference will convey an overview over the latest developments in
Virtual Reality (VR) research. International experts with diverse
scientific backgrounds present their research and discuss both, their
current findings and future perspectives. The focus is on the phenomenon
of "Presence", which is commonly referred to as a sense of "being there"
in a mediated environment (e.g., simulators and computer games).

Registration fees for the ISPR 2014 Presence Conference at Vienna
University are a low EUR 229 for academics and EUR 179 for students
including a renewal of your annual ISPR membership.

Use our online registration system
(https://presence2014.univie.ac.at/registration/online-registration/) to
register for the conference and the social dinner and to purchase extra
copies of our hard-cover proceedings

We would also like to invite you to our two keynote-lectures which are
*freely accessible* (without conference registration):

We look forward to seeing you!

Anna Felnhofer & Oswald D. Kothgassner (Conference Chairs)

Helmut Hlavacs & Ilse Kryspin-Exner  (Co-Chairs)

-- Univ.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Hlavacs Group Leader
Willard McCarty (www.mccarty.org.uk/), Professor, Department of Digital
Humanities, King's College London, and Research Group in Digital
Humanities, University of Western Sydney

        Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:57:11 +0000
        From: Hugh Burkhart <hburkhart at sandiego.edu>
        Subject: Digital Initiatives Symposium

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, University of San Diego

Join University of San Diego's Copley Library for a day-long event focused on digital elements of library ecosystems and institutional repositories as well as a bepress Digital Commons user group meeting.

Featured keynote speakers will be:
Lorraine Haricombe, Dean of the University of Kansas Libraries
Lee Van Orsdel, Dean of University Libraries at Grand Valley State University

Speakers and panelists include:
Loretta Parham and Elizabeth McClenney, Atlanta University Center, Woodruff Library
Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli, Kristi Ehrig-Burgess, Alan Renga, Rosa Longacre, Balboa Park Online Collaborative
Joy Painter and George Porter, California Institute of Technology
Michele Wyngard, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Mark Stover and Andrew Weiss, California State University Northridge
Carmen Mitchell and Barbara Taylor, California State University San Marcos
Steven Van Tuyl, Carnegie Mellon University
Allegra Swift, Claremont Colleges
Chris Vinson, Andrew Wesolek, Jill Bunch, Clemson University
Debra Skinner, Georgia Southern University
Terri Fishel, Macalester College
Roger Smith, Cristela Garcia-Spitz, Matt Critchlow, University of California San Diego
Frances Wright and Nichole Rustad, University of Dayton
Ellen Ramsey, University of Virginia

For the complete program, please visit our website<https://exchange.sandiego.edu/owa/UrlBlockedError.aspx>.

Who should attend?
Librarians and other professionals interested in or involved with:
Digital aspects of library ecosystems
The development or maintenance of institutional repositories and other projects

Register now at http://tiny.cc/f32hbx
$35 registration includes lunch and afternoon refreshments.
Please register by March 25, 2014.

For further information visit www.sandiego.edu/library/symposium.php or contact Kelly Riddle at kriddle at sandiego.edu or 619-260-6850.

Hugh Burkhart – Assistant Professor, Reference Librarian
Copley Library, University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
hburkhart at sandiego.edu<mailto:hburkhart at sandiego.edu>
Subject Guides: http://tinyurl.com/hburkhart
Copley Library: Explore ▪ Discover ▪ Succeed

        Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:57:22 +0000
        From: Jessica Beard <jbeard at ucsc.edu>
        Subject: CFP: MLA 2015 Special Session Gender and the Archives

*** Attachments:

CFP: MLA 2015

Special Session Roundtable: Gender and the Archives

This roundtable will discuss ways in which gender interacts with or impacts the collection, preservation, or very existence of archives and archival materials, broadly understood.

Weencourage submissions from scholars working in all historical periods, those involved in Digital Humanities projects, or those who work with more unusual archives. Presenters will be given 8 minutes each.

CV and 250-wd abstract by March 15, 2014 to Judith Scholes (judith.scholes@<mailto:judith.scholes at gmail.com>gmail.com http://gmail.com ) and Jessica Beard (jessicajbeard at gmail.com<mailto:jessicajbeard at gmail.com>).

Jessica Beard
Doctoral Candidate
UCSC Department of Literature


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