16.237 live Webcast of McGann's lecture on "Textonics"

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Date: Wed Oct 02 2002 - 05:04:45 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 237.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 09:33:42 +0100
             From: "Joel Elliott" <elliott@email.unc.edu>
             Subject: Live Webcast: "Textonics: Literary and Cultural Studies
    in a Quantum World"

    Lecture Webcast

    What: "Textonics: Literary and Cultural Studies in a Quantum World"

    Public lecture by Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor,
    University of Virginia

    Where: National Humanities Center
                     7 Alexander Drive
                     Research Triangle Park, NC

    When: Thursday, October 3, at 8 p.m. E.S.T

    The RealPlayer is required to view the Webcast (a free version is available
    at www.real.com). To view Professor McGann's lecture in real time and take
    part in the discussion following, set your Web browser to:




    During the lecture, email questions or comments to:


    Professor McGann is the first recipient of the Richard W. Lyman Award,
    presented by the National Humanities Center to recognize outstanding
    achievement in the use of information technology to advance scholarship and
    teaching in the humanities. His digital/scholarly credentials include the
    Rossetti Archive, a hypertextual instrument designed to facilitate the study
    of Dante Gabriel Rossetti; the Ivanhoe Game, a Web-based software
    application for enhancing the critical study of traditional humanities
    materials; and extensive scholarly writings on computing in the humanities,
    including Radiant Textuality: Literature after the World Wide Web
    (Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2001). A noted scholar of the Romantic and Victorian
    poets and of textuality and traditional editing theory, McGann has also
    written several books of poetry.

    (For more information, see http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us/news/prlymanaward.htm)

    The lecture, free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Center for
    Instructional Technology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    and ibiblio, with additional support from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline
    Educational and Cultural Outreach Endowment Fund. The Lyman Award is made
    possible by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.

    National Humanities Center
    Box 12256, 7 Alexander Drive
    Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
    Fax: 919-990-8535

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