5.0757 As: Job Opening; Editing Exploration Texts (2/79)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 10 Mar 1992 20:14:42 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 5, No. 0757. Tuesday, 10 Mar 1992.

(1) Date: Mon, 09 Mar 92 16:11:04 MST (35 lines)
From: Chuck Bush <HRCCHUCK@BYUVM>
Subject: Job Opening at BYU Humanities Research Center

(2) Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1992 20:14:30 -0500 (44 lines)
From: warkent@epas.utoronto.ca (Germaine Warkentin)
Subject: Conference: Editing Exploration Texts

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Date: Mon, 09 Mar 92 16:11:04 MST
From: Chuck Bush <HRCCHUCK@BYUVM>
Subject: Job Opening at BYU Humanities Research Center

If anyone on the list is interested, the Humanities Research Center at
BYU has just posted the following job announcement:

Operations, Research & Development Assistant
Humanities Research Center
Brigham Young University

Candidate should have experience with audio and video equipment and a
good understanding of computer hardware, software, and programming (in
particular C, HyperCard, Toolbook). M.A. degree in Instructional Science
and/or Language Acquisition preferred.

Will assist in the operations of the Humanities Research Center,
including the Learning Resource Center, the TICCIT, IBM, and Macintosh
computer labs. Will be responsible for coordinating and providing
instructional design and technical direction for faculty research and
courseware development projects, supervising student programmers and
research assistants, and consulting with faculty on computer hardware,
software, courseware, and network use.

Contact: Jerry W. Larson, Director
Humanities Research Center
3060 JKHB Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah 84602

Phone: 801-378-6529
E-mail: LARSON@jkhbhrc.byu.edu
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Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1992 20:14:30 -0500
From: warkent@epas.utoronto.ca (Germaine Warkentin)
Subject: Conference: Editing Exploration Texts

The 28th Annual CONFERENCE ON EDITORIAL PROBLEMS will take place at
University College, University of Toronto, November 6 and 7, 1992.

This year's session will be devoted to the subject "Editing
Exploration Texts." There will be six major invited papers, plus the usual
genial and intense discussion. The banquet speaker on Friday evening
will be the eminent historian of exploration, D. B. Quinn.

Papers begin at 3.00 pm. on Friday, November 6, and are as follows:

1) David Henige (Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison),
"Editing Columbian Texts: Past Strategies, Future Prospects."

2) D.B. Quinn (Emeritus, History, Liverpool): "Hakluyt's `Discourse of
Western Planting.'

3) Helen Wallis (Hon. Vice-President, Royal Geographical
Society), "`Thy Voyages Attend, Industrious Hakluyt': the Great
Publication Societies."

4) James Lockhart (History, UCLA), "Editing Indigenous Sources:
Nahuatl Accounts of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico."
5) Ian MacLaren (English, University of Alberta) "Paul Kane's
Metamorphosis from Traveller into Published Author."

6) Luciano Formisano (Romance Philology, Bologna), "Editing
Italian Sources for the History of Exploration."

Chairing sessions will be George Lang (Comparative Literature, Alberta),
Theodore Cachey (Romance Languages, Notre Dame), Bruce Greenfield
(English, Dalhousie), Francess Halpenny (Editor Emerita, Dictionary of
Canadian Biography), Edward Dahl (National Map Library of Canada) and
Joan Winearls (Map Librarian, University of Toronto).

Conference registration is limited to 100. If you would like to be
placed on the mailing list to receive a registration package in early
September, please send an e-mail message to Germaine Warkentin
<warkent@epas.utoronto.ca> or, if you like, a request by ordinary mail
to me at Victoria College, Toronto, Ont. M5S 1K7, Canada.