[Humanist] 32.12 events: JADH 2018; Hofstadter on translations

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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 12.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Chao-Lin Liu <liuchaolin at gmail.com>                       (39)
        Subject: JADH: The Eighth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association
                for Digital Humanities

  [2]   From:    Franz Fischer <franz.fischer at uni-koeln.de>                (32)
        Subject: "Reflections on Translations" by Douglas Hofstadter,
                Albertus Magnus Professor, June 18-20, 2018


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        Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 07:19:41 +0800
        From: Chao-Lin Liu <liuchaolin at gmail.com>
        Subject: JADH: The Eighth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities


JADH 2018, the eighth annual meeting of the Japanese Association for
Digital Humanities, is calling for submissions for posters, due by 22 May
2018.

JADH 2018 will be held at Hitotsubashi-Hall, Tokyo, Japan, September 9-11,
2018 hosted by the Center for Open Data in the Humanities jointly with the
TEI conference 2018. Details about the conference are available at <https://www.jadh.org/JADH2018CFP>.

Poster presentations may include work-in-progress on any of the topics
described below as well as demonstrations of computer technology, software
and digital projects. A separate poster session will open the conference,
during which time presenters should be on-hand to explain their work, share
their ideas with other delegates, and answer questions. Posters will also
be on display at various times during the conference, and presenters are
encouraged to provide material and handouts with more detailed information
and URLs.

Research issues, including data mining, information design and modeling,
software studies, and humanities research enabled through the digital
medium; computer-based research and computer applications in literary,
linguistic, cultural, and historical studies, including electronic
literature, public humanities, and interdisciplinary aspects of modern
scholarship. Some examples might include text analysis, corpora, corpus
linguistics, language processing, language learning, and endangered
languages; the digital arts, architecture, music, film, theater, new media
and related areas; the creation and curation of humanities digital
resources; the role of digital humanities in academic curricula; The range
of topics covered by Digital Humanities can also be consulted in the
journal Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (
http://dsh.oxfordjournals.org/), Oxford University Press.

Abstracts should be of 500-1000 words in length in English, including title.
Please submit abstracts on the open conference system for conference below
by May 8, 2018.
https://www.jadh.org/confsys/index.php/jadh2018/

Contact:
Please direct enquiries about any aspect of the conference to:
conf2018 [ at ] jadh.org
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-- 
Fulbright and TUSA Scholar @ Harvard University 2016-2017
Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
http://www3.nccu.edu.tw/~chaolin



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        Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 15:52:09 +0200
        From: Franz Fischer <franz.fischer at uni-koeln.de>
        Subject: "Reflections on Translations" by Douglas Hofstadter, Albertus Magnus Professor, June 18-20, 2018


 From June 18 to 20, 2018 Douglas Hofstadter will give two lectures 
and a seminar under the title "Reflections on Translations" at the 
University of Cologne as Albertus Magnus Professor:

- Reflections on Machine Translation (open lecture), 18 June, 7:30 pm
- Reflections on Human Translation (open lecture), 19 June, 7:30 pm
- Open Seminar (registration required), 20 June, 12 pm

Douglas Hofstadter serves as Distinguished Professor of Cognitive 
Science and Computer Science at the College of Arts and Sciences, 
Adjunct Professor in Comparative Literature and Director of the Center 
for Research on Concepts and Cognition at Indiana University Bloomington.
After Arthur C. Danto (2005), Jean-Luc Nancy (2006), Giorgio Agamben 
(2007), Robert Audi (2008), Philip Pettit (2009), Enrique Dussel (2010), 
Noam Chomsky (2011), Martha Nussbaum (2012), John Searle (2013), Michael 
Tomasello (2014), Bruno Latour (2015), Judith Butler (2016) and Georges 
Didi-Huberman (2017), the University is proud to again welcome a scholar 
of international renown as Albertus Magnus Professor. The professorship 
was created in 2005 in honor of the medieval universal scholar Albertus 
Magnus (c. 1200 to 1280), who served as provincial of the Dominican 
Order in Cologne. Albertus Magnus is also considered one of the 
spiritual fathers of the University, which was founded in 1388.

All information at http://amp.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/

-- 
Dr. Franz Fischer
Cologne Center for eHumanities
Universität zu Köln, Universitätsstr. 22, D-50923 Köln
+49 - (0)221 - 470 - 4056
franz.fischer at uni-koeln.de
@vranzvischer

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