LINGUIST List 26.3359

Mon Jul 20 2015

Summer Schools: “Methodological Intersections” Trier Digital Humanities Autumn School 2015 / Trier and Luxembourg, Germany

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 20-Jul-2015
From: Mathilde Schrumpf <schrumpfuni-trier.de>
Subject: “Methodological Intersections” Trier Digital Humanities Autumn School 2015 / Trier and Luxembourg, Germany
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“Methodological Intersections” Trier Digital Humanities Autumn School 2015 / Trier and Luxembourg, Germany

Host Institution:
Coordinating Institution:
Website: http://kompetenzzentrum.uni-trier.de/en/dhautumnschool2015/

Dates: 28-Sep-2015 - 03-Oct-2015
Location: Trier and Luxembourg, Rhineland/Palatinate, Germany

Focus: The Trier DH Autumn School 2015 will focus on methodological intersections and on the interdisciplinary foundations of the Digital Humanities.

Minimum Education Level: MA

Description:
The autumn school will offer a six-day introduction in English to best practices in digital scholarship (curation, legal issues, methodology), to the interdisciplinary foundations of the Digital Humanities (philology, literary criticism, history, art history, etc.), and to commonly used DH methods, tools and technologies (digitization, document analysis and text encoding, text mining, Geodata, XQuery, visualization, enhanced publications, etc.).

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Language Families: Indo-European

Tuition: 100 EUR

Tuition Explanation: The school is free of charge for participants based in countries with hard currency difficulties, in particular Eastern Europe. Travel and accommodation bursaries are available to all participants with financial need thanks to the generous support of the Volkswagen Foundation.

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until
There is a registration fee of 100 euros. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Volkswagen Foundation, we are able to offer reimbursement for travel and accommodation expenses to all participants with financial need and will remit the registration fee for applicants based in countries with hard currency difficulties, in particular Eastern Europe.

Financial Aid Instructions:
To apply for a bursary, please submit a financial statement (max. 300 words) as a separate PDF file along with your application to dhautumnschooluni-trier.de. The statement should provide an estimate of your travel and lodging costs and a brief description of your current employment and financial status, as well as any opportunities for expense coverage at your institution.

Registration: 01-Jul-2015 to 17-Aug-2015

Contact Person: Anja Hennemann
Email: hennemannuni-trier.de

Apply by Email: dhautumnschooluni-trier.de

Registration Instructions:
Prospective students should apply by sending a CV (max. 2 pages) and a letter of motivation (ca. 350 words). The letter should describe your research agenda and your motivation for pursuing instruction in digital humanities methodologies. If you are already working on a digital humanities project, you have the opportunity to present a poster during the brainstorming session. If you would like to present a poster, please add a project description (ca. 250 words) to your application.

The application should be sent as a single PDF file to dhautumnschooluni-trier.de.

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