[Humanist] 27.704 events: markup; book history

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Wed Jan 15 07:11:48 CET 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 704.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    igalina <igalina at unam.mx>                                 (21)
        Subject: Reminder deadline for CfP Ages of the Book International

  [2]   From:    Tommie Usdin <btusdin at mulberrytech.com>                   (35)
        Subject: Balisage 2014 Call for Participation

        Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:54:21 +0000
        From: igalina <igalina at unam.mx>
        Subject: Reminder deadline for CfP Ages of the Book International Conference
        In-Reply-To: <EE175C2CA3B7F042BE92842E5FFF8D6266DED950 at SN2PRD0610MB382.namprd06.prod.outlook.com>

Just a reminder that the deadline for the Ages of the Book International Conference is the 14th of February.

Ages of the Book International Conference 2014
Dates: October 13 -17, 2014
Hosted by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
Deadline for submissions: February 14th 2014

Call for papers
The aim of the conference is to bring together specialists from diverse fields of study, such as written and printed culture, visual design and communication, editing and the publishing industry, history, literature and new technologies, for discussion of academic, scientific, technical and economic issues that will advance our knowledge on the written word throughout history. The conference will explore the wide range of traditions and innovations surrounding the composition of texts manifest in distinct periods and in different regions of the world, from the early production of codices through to present day electronic books.

The organizing committee invites abstract submissions on subjects such as epigraphy, calligraphy and paleography, editorial design, typography, printing processes, ecdotics, textual and graphic editing, electronic publishing and technology applied to editing. Additional topics for consideration are transmission of texts, textual and visual disposition, page design, typography and illustrations in books, text-image relationships, ornamentation, initialing, reading styles and methods, use and management of color in the transmission of texts, usability, design and navigation for screen, e-book interface design and visual ergonomics.

The main thematic areas are the manuscript, printed and electronic book.

The conference will be held at the Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas (Institute for Bibliographic Studies) of the UNAM in Mexico City from 13th to the 17th of October 2014.

All abstract submissions must be received by February 14th 2014. All abstracts will be reviewed by an international committee. Authors will be notified of the results May 6th 2014.

For more information about submissions, key dates and registration please visit our website:

*Please distribute widely*
Dra. Isabel Galina Russell
Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas,
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
igalina at unam.mx

        Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:29:38 -0500
        From: Tommie Usdin <btusdin at mulberrytech.com>
        Subject: Balisage 2014 Call for Participation
        In-Reply-To: <EE175C2CA3B7F042BE92842E5FFF8D6266DED950 at SN2PRD0610MB382.namprd06.prod.outlook.com>

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2014
August 5 — 8, 2014, Washington, DC, USA 
August 4, 2014 — Pre-conference Symposium

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, just outside Washington, DC

Balisage is the premier conference on the theory, practice, design, development, and application of markup. We solicit papers on any aspect of markup and its uses; topics include but are not limited to:

- Cutting-edge applications of XML and related technologies
- Integration of XML with other technologies (e.g., content management, 
 XSLT, XQuery)
- Performance issues in parsing, XML database retrieval, or XSLT processing
- Development of angle-bracket-free user interfaces for non-technical users
- Deployment of XML systems for enterprise data
- Design and implementation of XML vocabularies
- Case studies of the use of XML for publishing, interchange, or archiving
- Alternatives to XML
- Expressive power and application adequacy of XSD, Relax NG, DTDs, 
 Schematron, and other schema languages

Detailed Call for Participation:   http://balisage.net/Call4Participation.html
About Balisage:  http://balisage.net/Call4Participation.html
Instructions for authors: http://balisage.net/authorinstructions.html

Key dates: 
- 28 March 2014 — Peer review applications due
- 18 April 2014 — Paper submissions due
- 18 April 2014 — Applications for student support awards due
- 20 May 2014 — Speakers notified
- 11 July 2014 — Final papers due
- 4 August 2014 — Pre-conference Symposium
- 5–8 August 2014 — Balisage: The Markup Conference

For more information: info at balisage.net or +1 301 315 9631

              Balisage: The Markup Conference
         There is Nothing As Practical As A Good Theory

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2014          mailto:info at balisage.net
August 5-8, 2014                               http://www.balisage.net
Preconference Symposium: August 4, 2014                +1 301 315 9631

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