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Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 09:13:35 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [Humanist]  22.378 events: CS & humanities at Cambridge;


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 378.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-mccarty.org.uk>          (22)
        Subject: Computer Science 2008, Cambridge, 15-17/12

  [2]   From:    Susan Schreibman <susan.schreibman-AT-gmail.com>            (106)
        Subject: CIT Sessions: 2008 MLA Convention, San Francisco


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        Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 09:13:52 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: Computer Science 2008, Cambridge, 15-17/12


Computer Science 2008
http://www.computingconference.org/

Computer Science 2008 will be the first research conference for 
undergraduate students. It aims to challenge, entertain, inform and 
above all, to enthuse students with the excitement of research in 
computer science.

The conference will take place 15-17th December 2008 in Cambridge and is 
supported by all the leading bodies in UK Computing. Student bursaries 
covering the full cost of attending the event are generously sponsored 
by global technology leaders and have been made available through home 
institutions.

A draft programme is available at 
www.computingconference.org/draftprogrammecs08.pdf. Note that the 
humanities have a place on the programme, in Track D, under 
"Interdisciplinary Research Strands", 11-12.30, on the last day. 

Yours,
WM

-- 
Willard McCarty, Professor of Humanities Computing,
King's College London, staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/;
Editor, Humanist, www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist;
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, www.isr-journal.org.



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        Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 08:53:46 +0000
        From: Susan Schreibman <susan.schreibman-AT-gmail.com>
        Subject: CIT Sessions: 2008 MLA Convention, San Francisco

Committee on Information Technology Sessions: 2008 MLA Convention, San 
Francisco

Saturday, 27 December

1. Evaluating Digital Work for Tenure and Promotion: A Workshop for 
Evaluators and Candidates

2:00–5:00 p.m., Powell, Hilton

Program sponsored by the MLA Ad Hoc Committee on the Structure of the 
Annual Convention in conjunction with the MLA Committee on Information 
Technology

Presiding: Robert James Blake, Univ. of California, Davis; Raymond G. 
Siemens, Univ. of Victoria

Do you know how to assess effectively digital work for promotion and 
tenure? Do you know how to prepare your dossier so that your digital 
work can be effectively assessed? This three-hour workshop will offer 
discussion of case studies (including CVs, digital projects, and 
supporting materials) and identification of effective evaluation 
strategies and guidelines. The workshop will be limited to thirty 
participants so that there will be ample time for facilitated 
discussion. Our facilitators have extensive experience in the evaluation 
of digital literary scholarship and of work in computer-assisted 
language learning.

Preregistration is required.

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Saturday, 27 December

108. Using Technology to Teach Languages

7:00–8:15 p.m., Yerba Buena Salon 12, Marriott

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology

Presiding: Robert James Blake, Univ. of California, Davis

1. “Reconceptualizing the Use of Language Labs in Hybrid Language 
Courses,” M. Rafael Salaberry, Univ. of Texas, Austin

2. “The Use of E-Portfolios for L2 Assessment: Reflection and 
Evaluation,” Barbara Lafford, Arizona State Univ.; Michelle Petersen, 
Arizona State Univ.

3. “Turning Language Learners into Linguists? First Experiences of 
Learners with a New Corpus-Driven Language-Learning Tool,” Peter Wood, 
Univ. of Waterloo

4. “Issues in Designing and Implementing Hybrid Course Models for 
Language Teaching,” Angelika Kraemer, Michigan State Univ.

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Sunday, 28 December

224. Methodologies for Literary Studies in the Digital Age

10:15–11:30 a.m., Union Square 14, Hilton

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology

Presiding: Stephen Olsen, MLA

Speakers: Tanya Clement, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; David L. 
Hoover, New York Univ.; Alan Liu, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; 
Kenneth M. Price, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Susan Schreibman, Royal 
Irish Acad.

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Monday, 29 December

592. The Good Web: A Workshop in Teaching Your Students How to Evaluate 
Web Resources

1:45–3:00 p.m., Continental 1–2, Hilton

Program sponsored by the MLA Ad Hoc Committee on the Structure of the 
Annual Convention in conjunction with the MLA Committee on Information 
Technology

Presiding: Matthew Jockers, Stanford Univ.; Susan Schreibman, Royal 
Irish Acad.

Our students will be lifelong users of the Internet. This workshop will 
introduce participants to methods and strategies to teach students how 
to be more savvy Web users, from how to evaluate sites and sources to 
how to find information in the deep Web. For additional information and 
to preview materials, visit www.mla.org/web_wkshp.

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Monday, 29 December

724. E-Criticism: New Critical Methods and Modalities

9:00–10:15 p.m., Continental 1–2, Hilton

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology

1. “Civil War Washington: Studies in Transformation,” Stacey Berry, 
Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Elizabeth Lorang, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

2. “The Poetries of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven: A Digital 
Genetic Edition in the Versioning Machine,” Tanya Clement, Univ. of 
Maryland, College Park

3. “Literary Macroanalysis: Methods and Practice,” Matthew Jockers, 
Stanford Univ.

4. “Is There a Kindle in This Class? How Convergence Devices May Change 
Our Understanding of Reading and Our Practices of Teaching,” Kathleen 
Margaret Lant, California State Univ., East Bay

5. “Changing the Face of the Scholarly Essay: Collex,” Laura C. Mandell, 
Miami Univ., Oxford

6. “When Authors Won’t Die: Reasserting Authorial Interpretation through 
Online Forums,” Jessica R. Matthews, George Mason Univ.

7. “Visualizing the ‘Advice to the Ladies of London’: A Digital 
Humanities Approach to Early Modern Gender,” Jessica C. Murphy, Univ. of 
California, Santa Barbara

8. “From E-Crit to Critical Media: Literary Criticism Meets Physical 
Computing,” Marcel O’Gorman, Univ. of Waterloo

Attendees will learn to use new computer models, paradigms, and tools 
for literary criticism. Presenters will provide concurrent 
demonstrations of their digital work, creating opportunities for 
discussion.

-- 
Susan Schreibman, PhD
Director
Digital Humanities Observatory
28-32 Pembroke Street Upper
Dublin 2
-- A project of the Royal Irish Academy --

Phone:	+353 1 234 2440
Mobile: +353 86 049 1966
Fax: 	+353 1 234 2588
Email:` s.schreibman-AT-ria.ie

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http://v-machine.org



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