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Date: Fri May 07 2004 - 17:00:31 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 721.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

       [1] From: Michael Fraser <mike.fraser@computing- (86)
             Subject: "Future of the Humanities" conference, Oxford

       [2] From: "Charles Baldwin" <Charles.Baldwin@mail.wvu.edu> (10)
             Subject: The Future of the Page, June 3-6, Seminar with Joseph

       [3] From: "J. Trant" <jtrant@archimuse.com> (42)
             Subject: Museums and the Web 2004: Papers on-line

       [4] From: Kim Nayyer <kim_mlis@YAHOO.CA> (14)
             Subject: Reminder: Digital Licensing Online

             Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 06:33:49 +0000
             From: Michael Fraser <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
             Subject: "Future of the Humanities" conference, Oxford

    There are still places available at the Future of the Humanities
    conference in Oxford this week, should anyone be interested (free for
    students and 20 pounds for everyone else and there's two ICT sessions!).


    European Humanities Research Centre
    Director: Professor Martin McLaughlin, Fiat-Serena Professor of Italian

    Friday & Saturday, 19-20 March 2004
    Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College

    The conference will assess the changes that have taken place in the
    Humanities in the last thirty-five years and will consider the future
    of the Humanities in the 21st century. The Modern Humanities Research
    Association (MHRA) organized the first such conference in 1968 as part
    of its fiftieth anniversary celebrations. The European Humanities
    Research Centre of the University of Oxford is presenting this
    follow-up conference in conjunction with the MHRA and other relevant


    FRIDAY 19 MARCH 2004

    9:00-9.30 am
    Registration: Main Hall, Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College
    9:30-9.35 am
    Welcome: Martin McLaughlin (Director, EHRC),
    Catriona Kelly (Co-Director)

    9.35-10:30 am
    Humanities and the Modern University
    Malcolm Bowie (Cambridge) and Martin McLaughlin (EHRC), Introduction
    Ludmilla Jordanova (Cambridge), Defining the Humanities
    Annie Cot (Sorbonne), Humanities and the Sorbonne

    10.30-11:00 am: Coffee and Tea

    11:00-12:30 pm
    ICT in the Humanities: Session I
    David Robey (AHRB), The Arts and Humanities and the Wider Landscape
    of Research in the UK
    Alan Bowman (Oxford), ITC and the Study of Ancient Documents
    Marilyn Deegan (Kings College London),
    Digital Scholarship and the Future of Humanities

    12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch

    2:00-3:00 pm
    ICT in the Humanities: Session II
    Michael Fraser (Oxford), The Development of Online Resource
    Discovery Services for the Humanities
    Robert McNamee (Oxford), The Electronic Enlightenment

    3:00-4:00 pm
    Humanities and Europe: Session I
    Edward Acton (UEA), European Identity and where the Humanities have
    gone wrong
    Oswyn Murray (Oxford), The role of humanities in cultural resistance:
    20th and 21st centuries

    4:00-4:30 pm: Coffee and Tea

    4:30-5:30 pm
    Humanities and Europe: Session II
    Joseph Sherman (Oriental Studies), Yiddish and the European
    Literary Tradition
    Alexis Tadié (Maison Française d'Oxford)

    5:30-6:30 pm
    Keynote Address
    John Frow (Edinburgh), The Future of the Humanities

    6:30-7:30 pm

    SATURDAY 20 MARCH 2004

    8.45 am: Registration
    9:00-10.30 am
    Humanities and National Bodies
    Michael Jubb (AHRB), The Role of the AHRB
    Peter Brown (British Academy), The British Academy and the Support
    of Research
    Malcolm Cook (MHRA), The Role of the MHRA

    10.30-11:00 am: Coffee and Tea

    11:00-12:30 pm
    The Humanities and Outreach
    Christopher Brown (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford), Humanities and
    the Museum
    Valentine Cunningham (Oxford), Out of Bounds?
    Bill Swainson (Bloomsbury Publishing), The Humanities and
    General Publishing

    12:30-1:00 pm
    Round Table Discussion

    There will be a registration fee of 20 pounds (conference sessions on
    19 and 20 March, conference pack and Friday lunch included). Students
    are free (lunch vouchers available) and other concessions are
    available for those attending only one of the two days (12 pounds
    Friday only, 8 pounds Saturday only). Those wishing to attend are
    welcome to register and pay on the day, but are asked to send
    an email in advance to Avery.Willis@ehrc.ox.ac.uk if possible.

             Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 09:06:52 +0000
             From: "Charles Baldwin" <Charles.Baldwin@mail.wvu.edu>
             Subject: The Future of the Page, June 3-6, Seminar with Joseph Tabbi

    Please Announce:

    2004 Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies
    The Department of English, the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, and
    West Virginia University present the 2004 Summer Seminar:

    "The Future of the Page"

    Seminar Leader: Joseph Tabbi, University of Illinois at Chicago

    June 3-6, 2004
    Morgantown, West Virginia

    More information available at
    http://www.as.wvu.edu/english/summer_seminar/ or email Bonnie
    Anderson at banders@wvu.edu

             Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 09:08:09 +0000
             From: "J. Trant" <jtrant@archimuse.com>
             Subject: Museums and the Web 2004: Papers on-line

              Museums and the Web 2004
              Washington DC / Arlington VA, USA
              March 31 - April 3, 2004

              The international conference for culture and heritage on-line!

    * MW2004 PAPERS: now on-line *
    * http://www.archimuse.com/mw2004/speakers/index.html *

    The papers to be presented at Museums and the Web 2004
    are now available on-line. Follow the links from the speakers list or click
       on any highlighted title in an Abstract to find the full paper text. A
    printed volume of selected papers is also available; see
    http://www.archimuse.com/publishing/new.html for details.

    * http://www.archimuse.com/mw2004/local/index.html *

    You can still get a reservation at the MW2004 conference hotel,.

              Crystal Gateway Marriott
              1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
              Arlington, VA 22202

              Phone: +1 703 920 3230
              Fax: +1 703 271 5212
              http://www.marriott.com/wasgw (group code wamwama)

              Rate extended until TODAY -- March, 19, 2004

    * PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES: March 24, 2003 *
    * http://www.archimuse.com/mw2004/register/index.html *

    Register for MW2004 before March 24, 2003 to take advantage of the
    reduced pre- registration rate. You can also register on-site.
    Download the PDF Registration Form from the web site before you come.

    * SEE YOU SOON *
    Join us , for the eighth annual Museums and the Web, described by an
    attendee at MW2003 as "one of the most useful conference I have been to in
    a long time." We're looking forward to another great review (and critique)
    of the state of the Web in arts, culture and heritage.

    Safe travels!

    jennifer and David

    MW2004 Co-Chairs:
              David Bearman, Archives & Museum Informatics
              Jennifer Trant, Archives & Museum Informatics

    Museums and the Web             Archives & Museum Informatics
    Co-Chairs:                      158 Lee Avenue
    David Bearman and Jennifer Trant        Toronto, Ontario
    http://www.archimuse.com/mw.html        Canada
    phone +1 416 691 2516 / fax +1 416 352-6025 / email: info@archimuse.com

    --[4]------------------------------------------------------------------ Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 09:08:37 +0000 From: Kim Nayyer <kim_mlis@YAHOO.CA> Subject: Reminder: Digital Licensing Online

    Just a reminder that the online course on Digital Licensing begins on April 12, 2004. Further information is at http://www.acteva.com/go/copyright or email seminars@copyrightlaws.com. The course is being taught by Lesley Ellen Harris, author of Licensing Digital Content (ALA Editions.)

    Lesley is also the author of Canadian Copyright Law and is teaching an online course based on this book. This course begins May 10, 2004. See: http://www.acteva.com/go/copyright or email seminars@copyrightlaws.com.

    Kim Nayyer kim@copyrightlaws.com

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