File /Humanist.vol22.txt, message 547

From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 06:57:19 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [Humanist] 22.562 Laura Borras? Digital resources?

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 562.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    René Audet <>                    (23)
        Subject: More about Laura Borras?

  [2]   From:    Christine Madsen <christine.madsen-AT-OII.OX.AC.UK>          (17)
        Subject: How useful are digital resources? Last chance to share your

        Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 06:59:06 -0500
        From: René Audet <>
        Subject: More about Laura Borras?

Hi everyone,

Someone just let know around that Laura Borras Castanyer would have  
been recently fired, for unclear reasons, from Universitat Oberta de  
Catalunya. Laura is one of the most prolific scholar in hispanic world  
on digital literature and culture (see her CV here : 
  et and she is well-known around the world for its active involvement  
in this field. She created the Hermeneia group a few years ago, is on  
the Literary Advisory Board of the Electronic Literature Organization  
and was organizing the E-Poetry 2009 festival (which may be cancelled  
for that reason).

Does anyone have more information on the case, or know how the  
academic world can react to change that situation?


Rene Audet

Rene Audet
Professeur, Departement des litteratures
Titulaire, Chaire de recherche du Canada en litterature contemporaine
Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la litterature et la  
culture quebecoises (CRILCQ)
Universite Laval, Quebec


        Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 19:01:26 +0000
        From: Christine Madsen <christine.madsen-AT-OII.OX.AC.UK>
        Subject: How useful are digital resources? Last chance to share your thoughts!

Dear all,

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford, and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) are currently involved in a study of the impact of digital resources in the Humanities.  We are collecting feedback on how these resources are being used.

Many thanks to those of you who have already contributed to our survey.

The survey will be running until Friday March 6th.  If you haven't completed the survey, but would like to, please follow this link:

This survey takes most participants under 20 minutes to complete.  Your feedback will only reach us if you reach the end of the survey and click 'submit'.

The statistical results will be publicly reported, but all information provided by individuals will be anonymized and not tied to any individual.
If you would like the results of the survey e-mailed to you, there will be an opportunity at the end of the survey to provide an e-mail address for this purpose.

For more on this project:

Many thanks!

Christine McCarthy Madsen

Oxford Internet Institute
1 St. Giles :: Oxford OX1 3JS<>

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