[Humanist] 31.278 events: questioning models; information retrieval; digital frontiers

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 278.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    CLEF2017 <CLEF2017 at conferencepartners.com>                (20)
        Subject: Final Call for CLEF/MediaEval participation

  [2]   From:    Antonio Rojas Castro <rojas.castro.antonio at gmail.com>     (81)
        Subject: CfP: Questioning models: Intersectionality and DH (extended

  [3]   From:    "Keralis, Spencer" <Spencer.Keralis at unt.edu>              (10)
        Subject: Register Now for Digital Frontiers | Sept 21-23 at UNT in
                Denton, TX | Registration closes 9/15

        Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 12:34:27 +0000
        From: CLEF2017 <CLEF2017 at conferencepartners.com>
        Subject: Final Call for CLEF/MediaEval participation

CLEF 2017 and MediaEval 2017

Final call for participation

There are only 9 days left till the conference gets underway, if you'd like to attend then please review the meeting details and click the Register Now button below!

Meeting together in Dublin

The co-located CLEF 2017 and MediaEval 2017 will host joint sessions enabling the communities to share and exchange ideas and experiences in task-based evaluation of cutting edge and emerging information access technologies.


Includes a full programme of scientific research papers, keynote presentations and workshops from 10 Evaluation Labs focusing on topics in information retrieval.

11th - 14th September

MediaEval 2017

MediaEval will include reports and workshops focusing on the diverse tasks in multimedia and multimodal indexing and retrieval from the MediaEval 2017 campaign.

14th - 15th September

CLEF 2017 Regular Registration prices end 10th September!
Register Now (http://clef-initiative.us15.list-manage.com/track/click?u=ceb329801b57d79ec6fce9be6&id=431ed42591&e=19d728e33c)
Further information

We can't wait to see you in September!
- CLEF2017/MediaEval 2017 Team

        Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 06:56:36 -0700
        From: Antonio Rojas Castro <rojas.castro.antonio at gmail.com>
        Subject: CfP: Questioning models: Intersectionality and DH (extended deadline)

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that the deadline for submitting proposals for
the "Questioning models: Intersectionality and DH" has been extended
to the 15th September 2017  

http://airmail.calendar/2017-09-15%2012:00:00%20CEST .

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Cologne!

Best regards,

Organizing committee


Call for Papers

The Cologne Centre for eHumanities (CCeH) is organising a three-day
symposium from the 8th to the 10th of November
 http://airmail.calendar/2017-11-08%2012:00:00%20CET  at the University of
Cologne. The event aims at exploring intersectional approaches on
textual scholarship and Digital Humanities theories, practices, and
tools. A session will be dedicated to Italian and German women writers
during the Renaissance. This  specific case study is part of a project
funded by NetEx (Network and Exchange funding programme, University of

We welcome proposals in any area of scholarship, that pay specific
attention to intersectionality, and that employ digital and
collaborative approaches to the study or the editing of marginalised
subjectivities and their digital modelling and representations. We
encourage the submission of projects presentations at an advanced
stage that investigate how digital technologies can re/produce, enable
or restrict the construction of identities (e.g. in racialised and
gendered terms).

Researchers of all levels, including students and professional
practitioners, are welcome. We expect a diverse audience of textual
scholars, historians, information scientists, social scientists,
digital humanists, graduate students and interested members of the
public. The communication language of the symposium will be English,
but we are accepting proposals and papers in English, Italian and

Type of presentations:

- Short paper (20 minutes)
- Lightning talk (10 minutes)
- Posters

To submit a paper, please email an abstract to up to 300 words as an
attachment to questioningmodelsdh at gmail.com by 15th September, 2017
 http://airmail.calendar/2017-09-15%2012:00:00%20CEST .

Website: http://questioningmodels.uni-koeln.de/

Confirmed plenary speakers:

-Barbara Bordalejo (KU Leuven)
Øyvind Eide (University of Cologne)
Vera FaeŸhauer (Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main)
Domitilla Olivieri (Utrecht University)
Elena Pierazzo (University of Grenoble)
Serena Sapegno (University of Rome La Sapienza)

Topics include but are not restricted to:

- Critical race, feminism, gender, queer, and disability studies in
Digital Humanities
- Women writers during the Renaissance and women's writing
- Digitization, editing, and curation of primary texts and the writing
process by women and marginalized identities
- Building and analysing corpora of texts produced by or about
marginalised identities
- Traditional authorship, subversive subjectivities, and challenging
canonical models of scholarship
- The role of social media and new media in constructing racialised
and gendered identities
- Collaborative digital research, infrastructures, methods and tools
- Representations of identities, transmedia storytelling and digital media
- Digital archives in relation to black and LGBT histories
- The challenges and implications of developing digital literary
archives and online repositories of diaspora communities and
marginalised identities
- Context of production: diversity in academia, publishing, library,
information science, or programming
- Dissemination, accessibility,sustainability, and the challenges
faced by digital projects

Important dates:

Deadline for submissions: 15th September 2017
Notification of acceptance: 20th September 2017

​Dr. Antonio Rojas Castro
Researcher, Cologne Center for eHumanities
Communication coordinator, EADH

        Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 16:50:23 +0000
        From: "Keralis, Spencer" <Spencer.Keralis at unt.edu>
        Subject: Register Now for Digital Frontiers | Sept 21-23 at UNT in Denton, TX | Registration closes 9/15

Registration is now open for Digital Frontiers 2017 <https://digital-frontiers.org/conference/2017/> at the University of North Texas. This year's conference is September 21-23 featuring Keynote Speakers <https://digital-frontiers.org/conference/2017/speakers> Jacqueline Wernimont and Stacie Williams.

The theme for the 2017 Digital Frontiers Conference is Exploring the Edges, Pushing the Boundaries. 43 presenters from throughout the U.S. will share work that engages with the intersections of digital humanities, digital libraries, and social justice work in our communities.

Registration is $75 for non-students, $45 for full-time students, and includes lunch both days. We hope you'll join the Digital Frontiers community in Denton. You can follow us on Twitter @DigiFront<https://twitter.com/digifront> for conference updates and conversations.

Registration closes September 15<https://digital-frontiers.org/conference/2017/info/registration>.


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