From: Arienne Dwyer <idrhku.edu>
Subject: Representing Knowledge in the Digital Humanities
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Full Title: Representing Knowledge in the Digital Humanities
Date: 22-Sep-2011 - 24-Sep-2011
Location: Lawrence, KS, USA
Contact Person: Arienne Dwyer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://idrh.ku.edu/2011conference/
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Call Deadline: 31-May-2011
Representing Knowledge in the Digital Humanities
Keynote Speaker: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen
Knowledge representation – the theory and methodology of modeling knowledge using computer technology – is becoming a key dimension of Digital Humanities. Many scholars are adapting long-established conventions from the print realm for representing knowledge in digital contexts, to view, analyze, classify, and comment on sources of knowledge, and to illustrate the dynamics between these sources and their commentaries, both current and prior. Many disciplines are adapting long-established conventions from the print realm for representing knowledge in digital contexts, or they are developing new ones altogether; these involve visual and textual epistemological models, information design, bibliographic tools, and visual representations.
Representing Knowledge in the Digital Humanities is a one-day conference, exploring the theory and practice of knowledge representation, broadly conceived, and to showcase their digital humanities projects and methodologies. Whether you are a new or old-hand digital humanist, we welcome your participation.
The 24 September Knowledge Representation conference is preceded by a 22 September BootCamp (a hands-on digital tools workshop), and a THATCamp (a digital humanities unconference) on 23 September, all at the University of Kansas. Deadlines for BootCamp and THATCamp registrations are on 22 July 2011. Please see THATCamp Kansas website http://kansas2011.thatcamp.org for more information.
Call for Papers:
Presentations may be one of three types:
(1) 20 minute paper or demonstration
(2) 3 minute 'lightning' talk
We welcome proposals for papers, demonstrations, posters, or 'lightning talks' on topics such as (but not limited to):
- Knowledge representation in virtual worlds
- Data modeling and visualization tools
- Social media, crowdsourcing, & collaboration in the humanities
- Network visualizations
- Models of digital history
- Annotation of text, images or data
- Scholarly integrity and the Internet
- Digital curation (amateur and professional)
- Rhetoric of aesthetics in visualizations
For all presentations, a 500 word abstract (with ranked presentation type format) is required. Interested participants should send their abstract in .pdf or .txt format by 31 May 2011 to idrhku.edu.
Participants will be notified by 30 June of acceptance.
22 September BootCamp: 22 July 2011
23 September THATCamp: 23 July 2011
23 Sept. Knowledge Representation Conference: 31 May 2011
Inquiries may be directed to the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities (idrhku.edu); http://idrh.ku.edu/.
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