20.064 call for posters, CaSTA 2006

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 06:52:59 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 64.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 06:48:22 +0100
         From: "Alan Burk" <burk_at_unb.ca>
         Subject: call for posters, CaSTA 2006

    This year's Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis conference
is being held at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton,
October 11 to 14, 2006. Posters are being accepted until June 30,
2006. Notification of the decision regarding acceptance will be
sent by July 31, 2006. The final version of accepted posters is
due by August 15, 2006. A poster submission consists of a maximum
of 750 words.

    The CaSTA Program Committee invites submissions that focus on the
ways in which researchers mine, manipulate and use electronic texts,
where "texts" are understood in a broad sense to extend to and
include multimedia.

    Poster presenters will be provided with two square meters of
board space to display their work. Posters will remain on display
throughout the conference and there will be a designated session
for presenters to discuss their work. Interactive posters making
use of wireless Internet access are welcome. Graduate students are
encouraged to make a submission and some financial support is
available (on a competitive basis) for graduate students to attend.

    The organizing committee will award a prize of $250 to the
CaSTA 2006 best poster.

    Accepted posters will be published in the conference proceedings.
Abstracts will be posted on the web site prior to the start of the
conference. Paper copies of the proceedings will be distributed
to conference participants at registration.

    The complete call for posters and submission guidelines are at
Co-sponsors include the Social Sciences and Humanities Research
Council of Canada, the Society for Digital Humanities and the
Association for Computing Machinery and Sun Microsystems.

    It would be much appreciated if you could forward this message
on to others you think might be interested in submitting a
poster to CaSTA 2006.

Regards, Alan Burk
CaSTA 2006 Co-Chair

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