18.269 Humanities Computing Graduate Conference (Alberta)

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 07:29:14 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 269.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 07:21:31 +0100
         From: Scott Sharplin <sharplin_at_martica.org>
         Subject: Call For Papers


The World Wide Weave

Fourth Annual University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate

January 21-22, 2005, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Deadline for abstract submissions: Monday November 15, 2004

The staff and students of the M.A. in Humanities Computing programme are
pleased to announce the University of Alberta.s fourth annual humanities
computing graduate conference, "The World Wide Weave," to be held January
21-22, 2005 at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

This conference will bring together students and scholars from a wide
range of backgrounds and perspectives to compare their theoretical and
practical findings on the intersections between humanities scholarship and
21st century computing technology. Because humanities computing is an
interdisciplinary field, proposals from all arts disciplines are welcome.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Knowledge Representation
-Mark-up languages
-Modeling and simulation
-Digitization of text, sounds, and images
-Hypertext design and delivery

Knowledge storage and manipulation
-Metadata and learning objects
-Electronic texts
-Statistical methods and analysis

Disciplinary Concerns
-Information literacy
-Computers and pedagogy
-Humanities Computing as a discipline
-History of computing
-Electronic publishing and dissemination

Technology and Epistemology
-Technology and gender
-Multimedia theory
-Post-humanism and the virtual body
-Sociology and politics of technology

Presentations will average 20 minutes. .Smart Room. technology is
available; however, please specify any unusual audio/visual considerations
that may arise from your presentation.

300 word abstracts must be submitted by November 15, 2004. Please email
your abstract as a MS Word, RTF, or WordPerfect attachment to:

Or send to:
Humanities Computing Conference
3-5 Humanities Centre
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2E5

Please include your name, telephone number, email address, and your
institutional and departmental affiliation.

For more information about the University of Alberta's M.A. in Humanities
Computing programme, please visit: http://huco.ualberta.ca
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