Theatre Library Association – Call for Panelists 2012 Annual Conference of the American Society for Theatre Research – Theatre Library Association – Nashville, Tennessee, November 1-4, 2012 DIGITAL HUMANITIES AND THE PERFORMING ARTS The performing arts have had a long, distinguished tradition of practice, recently enhanced by creative use of emerging technologies. Diverse collections representing print, electronic, multimedia, visual resources, and ephemera support our research. While Digital Humanities is currently a frequently discussed topic, how does this affect libraries, archives, museums, teaching and learning, and new scholarship in the performing arts? We invite panelists to respond to the following questions: •         HowRead More →

The University of Florida Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere has several calls for proposals that are open with upcoming deadlines. See all of their calls for 2012-2013 and especially note these: Support for Workshops and Speaker Series in the Humanities (deadline 27 January 2012) In order to support some of the best and most exciting work taking place within the humanities and to build bridges between the humanities and related fields, the Center sponsors collaborative exchanges between faculty and students by supporting workshops and speaker series that promote interdisciplinary themes and highlight faculty and graduate student achievements. Organizers will use funds toRead More →

From the Centernet list:  CFP: Critical Code Studies Working Group 2012 (1/20, 1/30-2/20/12) You are invited to participate in: Critical Code Studies Working Group 2012 Jan 30-Feb 20, 2012 This three-week working group aims to develop readings and methodologies of Critical Code Studies, which examines the extra-functional significance of computer source code.  The 2012 forum-based online working group is the follow-up to the highly successful CCSWG (2010), which brought together a community of researchers in ways leading to later scholarly presentations, papers, and book projects. Threads from CCSWG 2010 were later published in electronic book review. Read more about the first CCSWG: The CCSWG isRead More →

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Humanities High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HpC) is a summer institute for graduate students and faculty who are conducting scholarship in the digital humanities. HpC offers two five-day workshops, one with the University of Illinois’ Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (I-CHASS), and the other at the University of South Carolina’s Center for Digital Humanities (CDH). Attendees will 1) receive a comprehensive education in four computational concentrations: computer vision, augmented reality, game design, and mobile app development; 2) receive instruction in digital humanities project design and management; 3) obtain hands on experience with aRead More →

The text below is from Hypercities: NEH Summer Institute for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities, June 18-July 3, 2012 @ University of California Los Angeles. The purpose of the Institute is to bring together a cohort of 12 Humanities scholars and advanced graduate students across various disciplines to learn how to develop innovative publications and courses that harness the theoretical and practical approaches of the “geospatial Humanities.”  By geospatial Humanities, we mean the centrality of place, geo-temporal analysis, and mapping for conceptualizing, investigating, and visualizing research problems in fields such as history, architecture, classics, literary studies, art history, as well as the humanistic social sciences (archaeology,Read More →

Call For Papers: Digital Humanities Knowledge Visualisation, DHKV (formerly Cultural Heritage Knowledge Visualisation, CHKV – now expanded to include the Digital Humanities) A symposium in the 16th International Conference Information Visualisation, 10, 11 – 13 July 2012, LIRMM CNRS Univ, Montpellier II, Montpellier, France. Important Dates: 01 March 2012: Submission of papers 22 April 2011: Notification of Peer Review Result 05 May 2011: Submission of camera-ready 15 May 2011: Early registration closes Paper Format Guide: (Not more than 6 pages – excess pages at 30 GBP per page.) The Humanities has enjoyed a renaissance in the last two decades. This has been largely facilitated byRead More →

Call for Papers: 1st Annual Conference on Complexity and Human Experience Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences May 30th – June 1st, 2012 The University of North Carolina at Charlotte The recent increase in the number of formal institutes and conferences dedicated to complexity theory and its application is evidence that complexity science has arrived and is realizing its potential to cut across almost every academic discipline. Research projects centered on complex adaptive systems in the natural (physics, chemistry, biology, etc.) and social sciences (economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, psychology, etc.), along with novel applications in engineering, computer science, robotics, and, more recently,Read More →

Theorizing the Web 2012; #TtW12; Saturday, April 14th; University of Maryland Keynote Session:  “Social & Social Movements” – Andy Carvin (NPR; @acarvin) in conversation with Zeynep Tufekci (UNC; @techsoc) Deadline for Abstracts: February 5th Registration Opens: February 1st Call for Papers: The goal of the second annual Theorizing the Web conference is to expand the range and depth of theory used to help us make sense of how the Internet, digitality, and technology have changed the ways humans live. We hope to bring together researchers from a range of disciplines, including sociology, communications, philosophy, economics, English, history, political science, information science, the performing arts and many more. In addition, we invite session and other proposals by tech-industry professionals,Read More →

THATCamp Florida 2012 Saturday, February 18, 2012 – Sunday, February 19, 2012 Location: UCF Center for Emerging Media (Orlando, FL) The History Department and the RICHES program at the University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL) will be hosting a regional THATCamp on the weekend of February 18-19, 2012.  The gathering will involve about 75 people drawn broadly from the humanities and will include professors, librarians, graduate students and interested parties (writers, musicians, etc.) who are engaged in the many, various ways that their broadly shared disciplines intersect with emerging technologies. Please visit THATCamp Florida 2012’s website for more information about the event.Read More →

Summer 2012 NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Spatial Narrative and Deep Maps: Explorations in the Spatial Humanities June 18-29, 2012 Call for Proposals:  Applications due Friday, February 3, 2012 The Virtual Center for Spatial Humanities (VCSH), a multidisciplinary collaboration among Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI), Florida State University, and West Virginia University, is pleased to announce an NEH Advanced Institute for summer 2012 designed to advance exploration of key topics in the spatial humanities. The institute will offer scholars the opportunity to discover the benefits of a spatial-analytical approach to humanities scholarship and to explore how to bend geo-spatial technologies, including GISRead More →