Conference: Digital Humanities Forum, September 20-22
The preliminary schedule of speakers and workshops at the KU Digital Humanities Forum, September 20-22, is now online. The event is free and open to the public; however, space is limited, especially for the Workshops and THATCamp.
The Forum consists of three separate but related programs held over three days:
* Day One (Thursday, September 20): WORKSHOPS
A set of in-depth, hands on workshops on digital humanities tools and topics including text mining, data visualization, building web exhibits, and teaching digital humanities.
* Day Two (Friday, September 21): THATCamp KANSAS
An “unconference” for technologists and humanists, with conversations about topics defined on-site by the participants.
* Day Three (Saturday, September 22): BIG DATA AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE HUMANITIES
A one-day program of panels and poster sessions showcasing digital humanities projects and research.
Plenary speakers at the Forum include
* Gregory Crane, Editor-in-Chief, Perseus Digital Library
* Kari Kraus, Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies and the Department of English at the University of Maryland
* Geoffrey Rockwell, Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta, Canada
The preliminary detailed 3-day schedule can be viewed at: http://kansas2012.thatcamp.org/schedule/
For more information and to register see: http://kansas2012.thatcamp.org/