7.0222 NEACH: New Directions (1/51)

Mon, 4 Oct 1993 15:11:00 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0222. Monday, 4 Oct 1993.

Date: Mon, 27 Sep 93 8:28:42 EDT
From: Heyward Ehrlich <ehrlich@andromeda.rutgers.edu>
Subject: Oct 20 NEACH: New Directions Panel

An Invitation from NEACH:
Northeast Association for Computers and the Humanities

[Please distribute this announcement but forgive any cross-listings]

Where is humanities computing heading? NEACH invites you to a special
panel on NEW DIRECTIONS IN HUMANITIES COMPUTING on Wednesday, October 20, 1993
at 1:30 p.m. room 25B, the IBM Building, 590 Madison Avenue at 57th Street,
in New York City. The event, the first of 1993-1994, marks the start of
NEACH's tenth anniversary season.
The pace of change is increasing in such areas as text analysis,
networking, the human-computer interface, artistic creativity, new
operating capabilities, and multimedia. The members of the panel will
select for discussion significant changes and unexpected challenges
as well as opportunities that will face us in the mid-1990s.

The panel members for New Directions in Humanities Computing will
present overviews, explore special topics, and share discussions in their
areas of expertise:

Susan Hockey, Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
Joseph Raben, SCHOLAR listserv, CUNY
Kurt DeBelder, Bobst Library, New York University
Louie Crew, Academic Foundations, Rutgers University

Put the NEACH meeting schedule for 1993-1994 on your calendar:

Wed. Oct. 20 New Directions in Humanities Computing
Panel: Hockey, Raben, DeBelder, Crew

Tues. Nov. 9 The Alliance for Writing with Computers
Trent Batson (Gallaudet & George Mason)

Wed. Dec. 8 To be announced

All NEACH meetings are free and open to the public. Reservations
are not required, but seating space may be limited. NEACH usually
meets on the second Tuesday or the second Wednesday of the month from
October to May. NEACH is an affiliate of the ACH, the Association for
Computers and the Humanities. Joint ACH/NEACH membership is available.

All visitors to the IBM Building must obtain a pass at the
entry desk on the ground floor: ask for "NEACH" or the "Humanities."

For membership information, please contact Nan Hahn, NEACH sec'y-treas.,
322 Second St., Dunellen, NJ 08812.

Heyward Ehrlich, NEACH President