20.516 Digital Humanities 2007 registration

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 06:46:23 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 516.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 06:40:41 +0000
         From: John Unsworth <unsworth_at_uiuc.edu>
         Subject: DH2007 registration

Registration is now open for Digital Humanities 2007, at:


Please see information below on discounts for registration and on
housing. Early registration discounts expire May 14th, and room
blocks in local hotels expire May 1st, so please make your
arrangements early, for the best price and availability. The
preliminary conference web site is at:


and detailed program is available at


The main academic program for the conference will be held from June
4-7, 2007. Registrants for DH2007 may also attend the 2007 annual
meeting of the Classification Society of North America, from June
7-10 in Champaign-Urbana, at no additional cost. The optional social
program will include a visit to Springfield, to see an early Frank
Lloyd Wright house and the Lincoln Museum, and a trip to the Allerton
estate, with a guided tour of the sculpture and grounds. The banquet
will be on Wednesday evening, June 6th, and it will feature the local
bluegrass band High Cotton.

The opening keynote will be delivered by Franco Moretti, The Danily
C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor of English and Comparative
Literature and Director of the Center for the Study of the Novel at
Stanford University. Professor Moretti is also the author of Graphs,
Maps, Trees (2003) and The Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900
(1998). The Busa Award lecture will be delivered by Professor
Wilhelm Ott, creator of TUSTEP, long-time director of the Computing
Center of the University of Tuebingen, and host of 90 seminars over
several decades in the Kolloquium uber die Anwendung der
Elektronischen Datenverarbeitung in den Geisteswissenschaften.

DH2007 is the same conference that has been meeting annually since
the late 1980s, as a joint effort of the Association for Computers
and the Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic
Computing. This year, the conference will be held at the University
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, hosted by the Graduate School of
Library and Information Science with support from the National Center
for Supercomputing Applications and the Center for Computing in
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.


Full-price registration for non-members, at any time up to the
conference dates, is $400. Members of ACH or ALLC may register for
$250 up until May 14th, 2007 and for $350 thereafter. Student
members may register for $100 up until May 14th, and for $150
thereafter. Students who are not members may register for $200 at
any time.

Membership in ACH and/or ALLC is obtained by subscribing to Literary
and Linguistic Computing, published by Oxford University Press. If
you are a member, you will need your member number in order to
register with the members' discount, If you have an up-to-date
email address registered with Oxford University Press, you should
recently have received an email with your member number. If you have
not registered an email address with them, you can find your member
number on the address label that comes with your next issue of
Literary and Linguistic Computing, or you can find it online by
registering with OUP at


If you are not a subscriber, and you wish to subscribe (and having
done so, become eligible for the member discount for conference
registration) you can subscribe at:


Regular-price subscriptions may be completed online; discount
subscriptions (student or senior rate) require that you print the
subscription form and mail or fax it to OUP. If such a delay in
obtaining a member number presents a problem in registering for the
conference, or if you have trouble locating your member number, or
for any other difficulty with registration for DH2007, please contact
dh2007_at_digitalhumanities.org and we will be glad to assist you.


Hotel room blocks have been arranged for conference participants at
three hotels near the University campus. Lodging reservations and
payment are the responsibility of individual participants. Mention
"Digital Humanities" or :dh2007: when making your reservation. After
the rooms are released, May 1, 2007, rooms will be on space-available
basis only. Please call the hotels directly to make reservations.
And if you have problems with housing, contact

Illini Union
1401 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801
Rates: $86/$99
Located in the heart of campus.

Hampton Inn
1200 West University Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801
217.337.1100; toll free 800.426.7866
Rates: $89
Located just north of campus; within walking distance.

Busey Evans Residence Halls
1111 West Nevada, Urbana, Illinois 61801
217.333.1766 ask for guest housing.
You may email, conference_at_uiuc.edu for reservations or
or book on-line at https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure? id=8467652.
Rates: $25.65 shared room; $39.45 single; bathrooms are community style.
Reservations may be made until May 27, 2007.

Thanks, and I look forward to seeing you at Digital Humanities 2007.

John Unsworth, Local Organizer
Dean, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Received on Fri Mar 16 2007 - 01:58:43 EST

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