20.314 Digital Humanities Summer Institute

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 10:22:36 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 314.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 10:14:17 +0000
         From: "Ray Siemens" <siemensr_at_MALA.BC.CA>
         Subject: Digital Humanities Summer Institute, 2007

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Announcing the
2007 Digital Humanities Summer Institute
University of Victoria, June 18-22, 2007

* Mandate

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute provides an environment ideal
to discuss, to learn about, and to advance skills in new computing
technologies influencing the work of those in the Arts, Humanities
and Library communities. The institute takes place across a week of
intensive coursework, seminar participation, and lectures. It brings
together faculty, staff, and graduate student theorists,
experimentalists, technologists, and administrators from different
areas of the Arts, Humanities, Library and Archives communities and
beyond to share ideas and methods, and to develop expertise in
applying advanced technologies to activities that impact teaching,
research, dissemination and preservation.

* Host and Sponsors

The institute is hosted by the University of Victoria's Faculty of
Humanities, its Humanities Computing and Media Centre, and its
Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, and has been sponsored by the
University of Victoria and its Library, University of British
Columbia Library, Simon Fraser University Library, Malaspina
University-College, Acadia University, the Society for Digital
Humanities / Soci=E9t=E9 pour l'=E9tude des m=E9dias interactifs, the
Association for Computers and the Humanities, the Social Science and
Humanities Research Council of Canada's Image, Text, Sound and
Technology Program, and others.

* Curriculum

Institute Lectures (to be confirmed):
Hugh Craig (U Newcastle, NSW), France Martineau (U Ottawa), David
Hoover (NYU), Chad Gaffield (U Ottawa), and Bertrand Gervais (UQAM).

Introductory offerings:
[1] Text Encoding Fundamentals and their Application
      (instructed by Julia Flanders [Brown U] and Syd Bauman [Brown U])
[2] Digitisation Fundamentals and their Application
      (instructed by Allison Benner [U Victoria])

Intermediate offerings:
[3] Edition Production
      (instructed by Dot Porter [U Kentucky])
[4] Multimedia: Tools and Techniques for Digital Media Projects
      (instructed by Aimee Morrison [U Waterloo])

Advanced consultations:
[5] Large Project Planning, Funding, and Management
      (instructed by Lynne Siemens [U Victoria], with seminar
       speakers TBA.
[6] Advanced Consultations in Text Encoding
      (led by Susan Schreibman [U Maryland])
[7] Textual Analysis, A Masterclass
      (led by Hugh Craig [U Newcastle]).

* Registration Fees ($ CDN)

Early registration fees for the institute are $950 for faculty and
staff, and $450 for students. Standard fees will apply as of April

* Website

For further details -- such as the list of speakers, a tentative
schedule, the registration form, and accommodation information -- see
the institute's website, at this URL: http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/institute/.

Karin Armstrong
Co-coordinator, Digital Humanities Summer Institute
Phone 250-472-5401
Fax 250-472-5681

Scott Gerrity
Co-coordinator, Digital Humanities Summer Institute
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