[Humanist] 28.927 events: big data; antiquarianism; music

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Thu Apr 30 10:17:59 CEST 2015


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 927.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Molly Hardy <mollyohaganhardy at gmail.com>                  (47)
        Subject: Digital Antiquarian Conference at the American Antiquarian
                Society

  [2]   From:    "Alencar Brayner, Aquiles"                                (29)
                <Aquiles.AlencarBrayner at bl.uk>
        Subject: Digital Music Analysis - British Library event on 21 May
                2015

  [3]   From:    Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>                  (23)
        Subject: Around the World Conference on Big Data


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        Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:20:31 -0400
        From: Molly Hardy <mollyohaganhardy at gmail.com>
        Subject: Digital Antiquarian Conference at the American Antiquarian Society


Please join us for the Digital Antiquarian Conference one month from today!

The *conference from May 29-30, 2015 * will open up questions related to
digitization, cataloguing, and research design, exploring applications of
digital tools and methods to diverse library materials, and identifying
needs and opportunities in the development of critical bibliography
appropriate to 21st-century tools. Leaders in book history, curators and
librarians from university and independent research libraries, and
innovators in the digital humanities will convene in Worcester to exchange
ideas about the past, present, and future of historical information literacy
and the archive. 

Organized by Thomas Augst and Molly O’Hagan Hardy, the Digital Antiquarian
conference is presented by the AAS, with generous support from the Gladys
Krieble Delmas Foundation (http://delmas.org/).

Kenneth Carpenter, Carl Stahmer, and Michael Winship will give keynote
talks. Papers will be presented by Blake Bronson-Barlett, Matt Brown, Craig
Carey, Dawn Childress, Matt Cohen, Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Lisa Gitelman,
Jacqueline Goldsby, Leon Jackson, Mary Kelley, Lauren Klein, Thomas Knoles,
Meredith Neuman, Kyle Roberts, Will Slauter, Todd Thompson, Jessica
Showalter, and Ed Whitley. 

The conference will include a reception and project showcase, sponsored by
New York University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences
(http://cas.nyu.edu/page/home), including A New Nation Votes
(http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/), Cassey & Dickerson Friendship Albums
(http://lcpalbumproject.org/), Early Caribbean Digital Archive
(http://omekasites.northeastern.edu/ECDA/), The Occom Circle
(http://www.dartmouth.edu/~occom/), TEI Archiving Publishing and Access
Service (TAPAS, http://tapasproject.org/), and Walt Whitman Archive
(http://www.whitmanarchive.org/).

The conference will also include mini-tours of Antiquarian Hall
(http://www.americanantiquarian.org/digital-antiquarian-tours) and an
exhibition related to the materials presented at the conference.

Please register for the conference at your earliest convenience as spots are
filling up! Please visit:
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/digitalantiquarian

For further information, please contact Molly Hardy at mhardy at mwa.org or
(508) 471-2134.

Thank you,

Molly

--Molly O'Hagan Hardy
ACLS Public Fellow
Digital Humanities Curator
American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA  01609-1634
(508) 471-2134
AAS website/online catalog:  http://www.americanantiquarian.org




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        Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:07:51 +0000
        From: "Alencar Brayner, Aquiles" <Aquiles.AlencarBrayner at bl.uk>
        Subject: Digital Music Analysis - British Library event on 21 May 2015


Dear colleagues,

The British Library is holding a free event on 21 May 2015 on digital music analysis as part of our Digital Conversations series. This event will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of current ideas and existing projects in the field of digital music research. It will give participants the opportunity to share their ideas, experiences and opinions about the application of digital technology in musicological and performance research. More information and bookings available at https://digicon8.eventbrite.co.uk

Speakers:

Sandra Tuppen (A Big Data History of Music - British Library)

Tillman Weyde (Digital Music Labs - City University London)

Erinma Ochu ( Hooked on Music - University of Manchester)

Simon Brown (Listening Experience Database - Royal College of Music)

David Rowland (Listening Experience Database - Open University)

Mark Plumbley (Separation and Automatic Music Transcription - University of Surrey)

Stephen Cottrell (Moderator - City University London)

Programme:

18.00 Drinks and Nibbles

18.15 Welcome by the Digital Research Team

18.20 Panel Discussion

19.35 Pause for Thoughts and Refill Glasses

19.45 Discussion with Audience



Dr. Aquiles Alencar-Brayner
Digital Curator
T +44 (0)20 7412 7248

@AquilesBrayner
Aquiles.AlencarBrayner at bl.uk


Digital Research Team
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom
www.bl.uk



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        Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:09:29 -0600
        From: Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>
        Subject: Around the World Conference on Big Data

Join us for an online conference on Big Data

    * April 30th starting at 8am Mountain for 11 hours
    * http://aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca

On April 30, 2015, starting at 8 AM Mountain Daylight Time, the Kule
Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) at the University of Alberta is
hosting an 11 hour International Digital Conference on the topic of Big
Data.

The Around the World Conference (ATW), will feature talks and panel
discussions from 49 international scholars doing innovative research on
the benefits and challenges of working with Big Data. The conference
will be live-streamed from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China,
Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, and the United States.
It will be preserved and archived online after the event
at http://aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca/archives 

This is our third Digital Around the World Conference. The ATW
Conference models an environmentally sustainable way of hosting
international dialogues and mobilizing research ideas.

You can find us online at http://aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca/ April 30,
2015, starting at 8 AM Mountain Daylight Time.

You can also join in the discussion by using the tag #uofaworld and call
out to @KIASalberta.

For more information, please contact the project manager, Kirsten C.
Uszkalo, at kias24hr at ualberta.ca/





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