9.752 Announcements

Humanist (mccarty@phoenix.Princeton.EDU)
Wed, 24 Apr 1996 11:45:09 -0400 (EDT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 9, No. 752.
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (Princeton/Rutgers)
Information at http://www.princeton.edu/~mccarty/humanist/

[1] From: Chris Powell <sooty@umich.edu> (43)
Subject: American Verse texts added

[2] From: JJvanKersen <jjvankersen@rullt3.leidenuniv.nl> (87)
Subject: First Leiden Summer School

Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 11:15:29 -0400 (EDT)
From: Chris Powell <sooty@umich.edu>
Subject: American Verse texts added

UM HTI -- New Texts for American Verse Project

The following (10) texts have been added to the American Verse Project
collection, bringing the total collection to 35. As before, all are=20
part of a searchable collection; also, each can be browsed in HTML or=20
can be retrieved in its entirety in SGML (TEI encoding). In this=20
release we include two more works by African-American women, and will
soon release three more works (noted at the end of this announcement).

We are also, with this release, including a list of nearly 400 American=20
poets who have published material before 1920. =20
We will continue to add names to the list and hope to gradually expand the
list to include bibliographies for the poets and to link to other
materials on the 'net which are not a part of the American Verse Project.

Brainard, John. Poems of John Brainard. Hartford: S.=20
Andrus & Son, 1841.
Branch, Anna Hempstead. The Shoes That Danced and Other Poems. =20
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1905.
Cawein, Madison. Kentucky Poems. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1903.
Davidson, Lucretia Maria. Poetical Remains of the Late Lucretia Maria=20
Davidson. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1843.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson=20
with a Biographical Introduction and Notes by Edward Waldo Emerson=20
and a General Index, v. 9, Centenary Edition. New York: Houghton=20
Mifflin, 1903-04. (index not included in electronic version)
Greenwood, Grace. Poems. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851.
Lambert, Mary Eliza (Perine) Tucker. Loew's Bridge, A Broadway Idyl. =20
New York: M. Doolady, 1867.
Pierpont, John. Anti-slavery poems of John Pierpont. Boston: =20
Oliver Johnson, 1843.
Savage, Philip Henry. Poems of Philip Henry Savage. (ed. by Daniel=20
Gregory Mason) Boston: Small, Maynard, and Company, 1900.
Tucker, Mary E. Poems. New York: M. Doolady, 1867.

To be released soon (perhaps two weeks):
Menken, Adah Isaacs. Infelicia. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott &=20
Co., 1873.
Moorer, Lizelia Augusta Jenkins. Prejudice Unveiled And Other Poems. =20
Boston: Roxburgh Publishing Company, 1907.
Moulton, Louise Chandler. The Poems of Louise Chandler Moulton. =20
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1909

Chris Powell
University of Michigan=20
Humanities Text Initiative

Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 11:49:20 +0100
From: JJvanKersen <jjvankersen@rullt3.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: First Leiden Summer School


First Leiden Summer School=20
New Media and Advanced Methods for Historical Research
Leiden, the Netherlands, 17-29 June 1996

A series of self-contained, 2=BD-day courses at introductory, intermediate =
advanced levels. The Leiden Summer School is organized for postgraduate and
advanced graduate students in history, professional historians and
archivists. The Summer School is organized by the Netherlands Historical
Data Archive (NHDA), the Postgraduate Programme for Historical Information
Science (Leiden University), Department for Social and Economic History
(Leiden University)

Leiden Summer School Outline of Courses:

=95=09June 17-22: Introduction to New Media and Advanced Methods for Histor=
Research (Doorn and others)
=09This introductory course offers a broad overview of modern information
technology for historians, including lectures, demonstrations and hands-on
practicals on: the Internet, historical CD-ROMs, optical reading of
historical documents, multimedia applications, historical data archiving,
and other electronic information resources for historians.
=95=09June 17-22: Scanning and Optical Character Recognition of Historical
Documents (van Horik/Sesink)
=09In this course students will learn to apply scanners for the automatic
conversion of historical sources. Attention is paid to image enhancements
techniques and formatting of OCR-output. This course is repeated in the
second week.
=95=09June 17-22: Advanced Statistics for Historical Analysis with SPSS-PC =
=09The SPSS-PC package is used to explain aspects of log-linear models,
multiple regression and time series analysis, using historical data.
=95=09June 17-22: Historical Databases (Leenarts/De Nijs)
=09This course explores the potential and limitations of databases for the
structuring and representation of historical sources, using dBASE (for Wind=
=95=09June 17-21: Quantitative Approaches to the Colonial History of South-=
Asia (Lindblad)
=09This course is about how to apply computer assisted methods to major
problems in the economic and social history of colonial South-East Asia (in
particular Indonesia), including foreign trade, colonial drain, and coolie
=95=09June 24-29: Text Analysis I: TACT (Doorn/Leenarts)
=09The TACT system is used in this course for computer assisted textual
analysis. Attention is paid to the structuring of historical textual
documents using a mark-up language.
=95=09June 24-29: Text Analysis II: Hypertext, SGML, HTML, TEI
(Leenarts/Nauta/Van Kersen)
=09This course pays attention to the importance of the Standard Generalized
Markup Language (SGML) for electronic historical texts. The Text Encoding
Initiative as an SGML-implementation is explained. It is shown how
hypertexts for the World Wide Web can be structured with HTML.
=95=09June 24-29: Multimedia for Historical Presentations (Luijting)
=09In this course students learn how multimedia can be used to present
historical information. The Toolbook authoring system in connection with
Visual Basic will be used to prepare a presentation.
=95=09June 24-29: The History of European Economic Integration: Computer
Assisted Research and Electronic Information Resources (Griffiths)
=09In this course computers are used for finding and manipulating data on t=
history of European integration, broadly described (EEC, EFTA, OECD, GATT).
=95=09June 24-29: Preparing a Historical Dissertation with WP 6.1 for Windo=
(in Dutch; Doorn)
=09This course is specifically meant for Dutch post-graduates (AIO/OIO's) w=
are preparing their dissertation. Many aspects of the lay-out and productio=
of your own book are dealt with.

Teaching Staff:

Dr. Peter Doorn (NHDA/Leiden University)
Prof. Richard Griffiths (Leiden University)
Drs. Ren=E9 van Horik (NHDA)
Drs. Janneke van Kersen (NHDA)
Drs. Ellen Leenarts (Leiden University)
Dr. Thomas Lindblad (Leiden University)
Drs. Marc Luijting (Leiden University)
Drs. Gerhard Nauta (Leiden University)
Drs. Thimo de Nijs (Leiden University)
Drs. Laurents Sesink (NHDA)
Drs. Heiko Tjalsma (NHDA)

More information considering registration, accomodation, social and cultura=
events and costs see:=20
or contact:
Leiden Summer School
c/o NHDA
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

Fax: +31 71 5272615
Phone: + 31 71 5277040 / 5272742
E-mail: ESF2@stpc.wi.leidenuniv.nl