21.509 events: MITH's Digital Dialogues; AI Workshop

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 06:25:03 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 509.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

   [1] From: "Matt Kirschenbaum" <mkirschenbaum_at_gmail.com> (48)
         Subject: Digital Dialogues at MITH

   [2] From: "Olga Francois" <OFrancois_at_umuc.edu> (44)
         Subject: AI Workshop: Early Registration Extended! Guest
                 Speaker Added! and More!

         Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 06:20:22 +0000
         From: "Matt Kirschenbaum" <mkirschenbaum_at_gmail.com>
         Subject: Digital Dialogues at MITH

Below is MITH's spring 2008 Digital Dialogues schedule. All talks are
free and open to the public. Matt

Tuesdays @12:30-1:45 in MITH's Conference Room
B0135 McKeldin Library
University of Maryland, College Park

2.5 Marilee Lindemann (English and LGBT), "On the Internet, Everybody
Thinks I'm a Dog"

2.12 The Gamer Symphony Orchestra: Discussion and Performance

2.19 No Talk

2.26 Doug Eyman (George Mason), "Play and Pedagogy: An Ecological
Framework for Teaching Writing with Video Games"

3.4 Bernard Frischer (Virginia), "Making Culture Virtual: Recent 3D
Modeling Projects at the Institute for Advanced Technology in the

3.11 Ken Price (Nebraska), "Edition, Project, Database, Archive,
Thematic Research Collection: What's in a Name?" Presented for the
Rosenzweig Forum on Technology and the Humanities, 4:00 pm, McKeldin
Special Events Room (6th floor, room 6137).

3.18 Spring Break

3.25 Oni Buchanan (Independent Writer and Musician), "The Mandrake
Vehicles: Kinetic Poetry in Physical and Digital Forms"

4.1 Sunil Iyengar (National Endowment for the Arts), "To Read or Not
to Read: A Discussion of the NEA's Latest Report on Reading"

4.8 John Carlson (Virginia), "Designing Tools for Interpretive
Encoding: The MetMachine Markup Generator"

4.15 Kari Kraus (College of Information Studies and English), "Rezzing
Books: Codex Technology in the Metaverse"

4.22 Jonathan Auerbach (English), "Early Cinema as New Media"

4.29 Greg Crane (Tufts), "Cyberinfrastructure and Cultural Heritage"

5.01-03 Digital Humanities and African American/African Diaspora
Studies Conference. See http://www.mith2.umd.edu/diaspora2008 for more

Neil Fraistat, Director
tel: 301.405.8927
fax: 301.314.7111

Matthew Kirschenbaum
Associate Professor of English
Associate Director,
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
University of Maryland
301-405-8505 or 301-314-7111 (fax)
         Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 06:20:50 +0000
         From: "Olga Francois" <OFrancois_at_umuc.edu>
         Subject: AI Workshop:  Early Registration Extended!  Guest 
Speaker Added! and More!
You still have time. We have extended the "Early Registration" date for
the academic integrity online workshop to Friday, February 15, 2008.
Once all the rage, plagiarism detection devices are, with greater
intensity, being challenged legally and ethically as inappropriate tools
for detecting plagiarism. Currently, the plagiarism detection service
Turnitin.com is in the middle of litigation against several high school
students who are challenging its business practices as a violation of
copyright law. In this workshop, the legal and scholarly implications of
this struggle will be explored, along with the many challenges in
fostering academic integrity in our colleges & universities. Join the
moderators and our special chat guest:
	*Don McCabe*, Professor of Management & Global Business, Rutgers
Business School - Newark & New Brunswick. Professor McCabe has conducted
research on college and university student perceptions and attitudes
towards cheating in the US & Canada. Most recently he has shifted that
focus and has surveyed over 18,000 high school students in the United
Please join the Center for Intellectual Property as we attempt to
address the plagiarism and cheating issues on college campuses and
attempt to outline practices for change:
     Building a Community that Values Academic Integrity
                     Register by 2/15
Dates: February 25 - March 7, 2008
Gary Pavela, M.A., J.D., University of Maryland, College Park;
Kimberly Bonner, J.D., Center for Intellectual Property, UMUC;
Guest Speaker: Don McCabe, Ph.D., Rutgers Business School
Early Bird Rates $150
http://tinyurl.com/29jg53 [Secured Server]
Online Workshop FAQ- http://www.umuc.edu/cip/ipa/faq.shtml
For more on the Center for Intellectual Property's resources & services
please see our homepage-  http://www.umuc.edu/cip/
Olga Francois, Assistant Director
Center for Intellectual Property
University of Maryland University College
3501 University Blvd. East, PGM3-780
Adelphi, MD 20783
Received on Thu Jan 31 2008 - 01:43:17 EST

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