20.161 events: CaSTA 2006 registration open

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 06:34:32 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 161.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 06:28:57 +0100
         From: Stéfan Sinclair <sgsinclair_at_gmail.com>
         Subject: Canadian Symposium on Text
Analysis (CaSTA 2006), Registration Now Open

Early online registration is now available for the upcoming CaSTA 2006
conference at:

CaSTA 2006 is the 5th in a series of CaSTA conferences, focusing on
text analysis. This year's conference will bring together Computer
Scientists and Humanities Computing researchers to share their work on
the central issues driving current scholarly research on the
linguistic, visual, and aural manifestations of text.

  Fees are: Regular Registration (Early/Late): $125/$150
            Student Registration (Early/Late): $ 65/$ 75
           Conference Workshops: $55 for ½ day /$85 Full day

Late fees will apply after September 15, 2006.

CaSTA 2006 is taking place from October 11 to
October 15, 2006 in the beautiful Riverfront
Capital of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
There is an exciting program planned with five
internationally known and highly regarded keynote
speakers: William Y. Arms, Computer Science,
Cornell University; Willard McCarty, Reader in
Humanities Computing, King's College London;
Johanna Drucker, Robertson Professor of Media
Studies, University of Virginia; Ian Munro,
Professor of Computer Science and Canada Research
Chair in Algorithm Design, University of
Waterloo; and Peter Shillingsburg, Professor of
English, De Montfort University, UK; a series of
interesting pre and post-conference workshops,
presentations based on peer reviewed papers and
posters, and a provocative panel discussion
"Humanities Computing Science?", focusing on
research of common interest to humanists, computer and information scientists.

A promotional poster for printing and posting is available at:

We look forward to welcoming attendees to CaSTA 2006!

Best regards,

Susan Oliver
Program Coordinator - CaSTA 2006
UNB Libraries
PO Box 7500
Fredericton, NB
E3B 5H5
Phone: (506) 452-6103
Fax: (506) 453-4595
email: suoliver_at_unb.ca
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