[Humanist] 31.32 events: derivational morphology; past networks; book design

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Tue May 16 08:30:13 CEST 2017

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 32.
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  [1]   From:    Eleonora Litta Modignani Picozzi                          (73)
                <e.littamodignani at gmail.com>
        Subject: DeriMo2017: Second Call for Papers

  [2]   From:    Tom Brughmans <000000f86040a99e-dmarc-                    (30)
                request at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
        Subject: The Connected Past: CFP deadline 21 May, Registration now

  [3]   From:    René Audet <Rene.Audet at lit.ulaval.ca>                    (18)
        Subject: CfP : Le livre, défi de design : l'intersection numérique
                de la création et de l'édition

        Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 09:41:47 +0200
        From: Eleonora Litta Modignani Picozzi <e.littamodignani at gmail.com>
        Subject: DeriMo2017: Second Call for Papers

---- First International Workshop on Resources and Tools for Derivational Morphology (DeriMo2017) ----


The First International Workshop on Resources and Tools for Derivational Morphology (DeriMo2017) will be held in Milan (Italy) on 5 and 6 October 2017, at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (http://http://derimo2017.marginalia.it/).

DeriMo2017 concludes the Word Formation Latin (WFL) project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 658332-WFL. The project is based at the Centro Interdisciplinare di Ricerche per la Computerizzazione dei Segni dell’Espressione (CIRCSE: http://centridiricerca.unicatt.it/circse-home?rdeLocaleAttr=en), at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy.

Submissions are invited for presentations featuring high quality and previously unpublished research on the topics described below. Contributions should focus on results from completed as well as ongoing research, with an emphasis on novel approaches, methods, ideas, and perspectives, whether descriptive, theoretical, formal or computational.

Proceedings will be published, open-access, in time for the workshop.


Until very recently, in the areas of Language Resources and Natural Language Processing (NLP), derivational morphology has always been neglected if compared to inflectional morphology. Yet the recent rise of lexical resources for derivational morphology have demonstrated that enhancing textual data with derivational morphology tagging can lead to strong outcomes.
First, it organises the lexicon at higher level than words, by building word formation based sets of lexical items sharing a common derivational ancestor.
Secondly, derivational morphology acts like a kind of interface between morphology and semantics, since core semantic properties are shared at different extent by words built by a common word formation process.

In the lively area of research aimed at building computational resources and tools for ancient languages, the WFL project fills a gap in the variety of those available for Latin, connecting lexical items on the basis of word formation rules. For a work-in-progress version of the resource, please visit http://wfl.marginalia.it.
This workshop wants to be both an opportunity for the presentation of WFL to the wider community, and a place where confrontation with other scholars engaged in the treatment of derivational morphology for different languages (either modern or ancient) can arise, and potentials for the cross-linguistic sharing of techniques and methods can be discussed. 


The Workshop on Resources and Tools for Derivational Morphology aims at covering a wide range of topics.

In particular, the topics to be addressed in the workshop include (but are not limited to) the following:
- resources for derivational morphology
- connecting the derivational morphology level of annotation in language resources with other levels of linguistic analysis (e.g. semantic, syntactic…)
- (NLP) tools for the semi-automatic creation of resources for derivational morphology
- (NLP) tools including components of derivational morphology
- empirically based comparative and multilingual studies on derivational morphology
- empirically based diachronic studies on derivational morphology
- query tools for derivational morphology resources
- theoretical issues in derivational morphology.

INVITED SPEAKER: Pius ten Hacken (University of Innsbruck, Austria)


Deadlines: always midnight, UTC ('Coordinated Universal Time'), ignoring DST ('Daylight Saving Time'):

- Deadline for paper submission: 18 June 2017
- Notification of acceptance: 24 July 2017
- Final, camera-ready, version of paper: 10 September 2017
- Workshop: 5-6 October 2017


We invite to submit long abstracts describing original, unpublished research related to the topics of the workshop. Abstracts should not exceed 6 pages (references included).
The language of the workshop is English. All abstracts must be submitted in well-checked English.

Abstracts should be submitted in PDF format only. Submissions have to be made via the EasyChair page of the workshop at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=derimo2017. Please, first register at EasyChair if you do not have an EasyChair account.
The style guidelines to follow for the paper can be found here: http://derimo2017.marginalia.it/index.php/CfP/authors-kit.

Please, note that as reviewing will be double-blind, the abstract should not include the authors' names and affiliations or any references to web-sites, project names etc. revealing the authors' identity. Furthermore, any self-reference should be avoided. For instance, instead of "We previously showed (Brown, 2001)...", use citations such as "Brown previously showed (Brown, 2001)...".
Each submitted abstract will be reviewed by three members of the programme committee.

The authors of the accepted abstracts will be required to submit the full version of their paper, which may be extended up to 10 pages (references included).


The oral presentations at the workshop will be 30 minutes long (25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and discussion).

Eleonora Litta Modignani Picozzi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)
Marco Passarotti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)

Mark Aronoff (USA)
Piermarco Bertinetto (Italy)
Jim Blevins (UK)
Giovanni Gobber (Italy)
Nabil Hathout (France)
Dag Haug (Norway)
Gerd Haverling (Sweden)
Andrew Hippisley (USA)
Claudio Iacobini (Italy)
Sandra Kübler (USA)
Rochelle Lieber (USA)
Silvia Luraghi (Italy)
Cerstin Mahlow (Germany)
Francesco Mambrini (Germany)
Fiammetta Namer (France)
Renato Oniga (Italy)
Sebastian Padó (Germany)
Renáta Panocová (Slovakia)
Vito Pirrelli (Italy)
Lucie Pultrová (Czech Republic)
Jan Radimský (Czech Republic)
Savina Raynaud (Italy)
Benoît Sagot (France)
Magda Ševčíková (Czech Republic)
Andrew Spencer (UK)
Pavel Štichauer (Czech Republic)
Marko Tadić (Croatia)
Zdeněk Žabokrtský (Czech Republic)

        Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 08:29:40 +0000
        From: Tom Brughmans <000000f86040a99e-dmarc-request at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
        Subject: The Connected Past: CFP deadline 21 May, Registration now open!

Call for papers: 
The Connected Past 2017: The Future of Past Networks? 
August 24-25th 2017, Bournemouth University (UK)

Registration is now open. Don't forget to send in your abstracts: 
call for papers deadline 21 May. Further information below:

August 22-23rd 2017 Practical Networks Workshop
The Connected Past 2017 is a multi-disciplinary, international two-day conference that aims to provide a friendly and informal platform for exploring the use of network research in the study of the human past. 

It will be preceded by a two-day practical workshop offering hands-on experience with a range of network science methods.

Deadline call for papers: May 21, 2017
Notification of acceptance: May 29, 2017

Conference registration (includes coffee breaks and lunch): £35
Workshop registration (includes coffee breaks): £20

Keynotes: Eleftheria Paliou and discussant Chris Tilley (tbc)

Organisers: Fiona Coward, Anna Collar & Tom Brughmans

Call for Papers

Five years have passed since the first Connected Past conference (Southampton 2012) brought together scholars working in archaeology, history, physics, mathematics and computer science to discuss how network methods, models and thinking might be used to enhance our understanding of the human past. Much has happened in these intervening years: applications of network analysis have expanded rapidly; a number of collected volumes dealing explicitly with network analysis of the past have been published (e.g. The Connected Past, OUP 2016; Special Issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 2015; Network Analysis in Archaeology, OUP 2013); and several dedicated groups of scholars are thriving, including the Connected Past itself which hosted conferences in Paris and London, but also the Historical Network Research group, Res-Hist and others. The Connected Past 2017 will provide an opportunity to take stock of the developments of the past five years and to discuss the future of network research in archaeology and history. How will new network models, methods and thinking shape the ways we study the past? 

We welcome submissions of abstracts that address the challenges posed by the use of or apply network approaches in historical/archaeological research contexts, welcoming case studies drawn from all periods and places. Topics might include, but are not limited to: 

●        Missing and incomplete data in archaeological and historical networks
●        Networks, space and place
●        Network change over time
●        What kinds of data can archaeologists and historians use to reconstruct past networks and what kinds of issues ensue?
●        Categories in the past vs categories in our analysis: etic or emic, pre-determined or emergent?
●        Formal network analysis vs qualitative network approaches: pros, cons, potential, limitations

Please submit your abstract limited to 250 words before midnight (GMT) of May 21st 2017 to connectedpast2017 at gmail.com  

NB. If there is sufficient demand, we will endeavour to organise a crêche for delegates’ children (under 3). An extra fee may be payable for this, although fee-waivers may be available in certain circumstances. Further details would be provided in due course. In order to allow us to assess demand, please let us know in advance if this would be useful for you.  

        Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 13:35:08 +0000
        From: René Audet <Rene.Audet at lit.ulaval.ca>
        Subject: CfP : Le livre, défi de design : l'intersection numérique de la création et de l'édition

Hi everyone,

Please find enclosed a CfP for a great event to come in Montréal (Apr 30-May
1st, 2018) about book, design, and digital culture. A first edition of ECRiDiL
took place in Némes (France) in 2016. It gathered publishers, designers as well
as scholars to discuss further on what is at stake in the actual state of book
production, between paper and digital formats. Montréal edition will focus on
the very intersection between (text/book) creation and publishing.

Your proposals must be sent by June 12 through this form : https://goo.gl/
forms/XiAOni94mGDkEdfF3.  The event will be in French, but we will consider as
well English proposals.


René Audet
Département de littérature, théâtre et cinéma - Université Laval
Directeur, Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la littérature et la
culture québécoises (CRILCQ)

[For the cfp see: http://www.crilcq.org/actualites/item/appel-

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