19.455 one-day humanities computing conference

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 07:09:07 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 455.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 06:32:29 +0000
         From: Ingbert Floyd <ifloyd2_at_gmail.com>
         Subject: One-day Conference by the Center for Computing in
Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at UIUC

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of Vernon Burton, Director of the=20
Center for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and=20
Social Science (CHASS) I would like to invite you=20
to participate in an all-day conference we are=20
hosting on Friday, December 9, focused on digital=20
tools. This event will be an information exchange=20
among scholars in humanities, arts, social=20
science, and computer science and will be an=20
opportunity to discuss projects that use advanced=20
visualization and/or digital tools.

The conference will be held in the auditorium of=20
the National Center for Supercomputing=20
Applications (NCSA; 1205 W. Clark St., Room 1122)=20
on the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign=20
(UIUC) campus, from 9:00am=AD5:00pm CST. If you are=20
not able to attend at UIUC, you are welcome to=20
participate via the Access Grid. For information=20
on the Access Grid, see=20
http://www.accessgrid.org/ . For specifics on=20
this event, see http://agschedule.ncsa.uiuc.edu/meetingdetails.asp?MID=3D120=
50 .

The agenda for the conference is as follows:

8:30 am Coffee and Registration
9:00 am Introduction
Vernon Burton, Director, Center for Computing in=20
Humanities, Arts, and Social Science Thom H.=20
Dunning, Director, National Center for=20
Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), UIUC
9:30 am Data Mining and Visualization Tools at NCSA
Donna Cox, Director, Visualization and=20
Experimental Technologies, NCSA Michael Welge,=20
Director, Automated Learning Group, NCSA
10:30 am Break
11:00 am An Overview of Digital History Scholarship
William G. Thomas, III, Professor of History and=20
John and Catherine Angle Chair in the Humanities,=20
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12 noon Lunch
1:00 pm How the Pueblo Came to Be: Culture Change AD 900=AD1150
Stephen Plog, Commonwealth Professor of Anthropology, University of Virginia
2:00 pm Mapping and Analysis for Spatial Social Science
Luc Anselin, Faculty Excellence Professor and=20
Director, Spatial Analysis Laboratory, Department of Geography, UIUC
2:30 pm Break
3:00 pm Editorial Settlements: The William Blake Archive
Morris Eaves, Professor of English, University of Rochester
4:00 pm UIUC Opportunities for Computing in=20
Humanities, Arts, and Social Science
A question and answer session with=20
representatives of NCSA, Computer Science,=20
Cultural Computing Program, GSLIS, LAS, Seedbed, and the University Library.

Please help us with organization by=20
pre-registering before December 6 at=20
http://www.chass.uiuc.edu/register.html or by=20
contacting us at chass_at_ncsa.uiuc.edu. For current=20
news and updates visit our website,=20
http://www.chass.uiuc.edu I hope you will be able=20
to join us for this event and look forward to your contribution.

Sincerely, Ingbert Floyd RA for the Center for=20
Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science =20
Received on Wed Nov 30 2005 - 02:35:52 EST

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