Linguistics

event: Call for Papers: 2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computing Science

19/11/2011 08:30
21/11/2011 16:00

Dear colleagues,

I'd like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the 2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (http://chicagocolloquium.org) which will be held November 19-21 at Loyola University Chicago. The deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2011. [read more...]

Location

Loyola University Chicago Chicago
United States

Thousands of pounds available for researchers who want to travel

If you use software in your research and you have a good understanding of what’s happening in your field (and an idea about what will be happening soon) then the Software Sustainability Institute want to hear from you. The institute will pay researchers from any discipline up to £3000 a year to attend conferences and report on the latest developments in their field.
Interested? Visit www.software.ac.uk/agents to find out how to apply.

Closing date: 8 August 2011 [read more...]

job: 2 year postdoc for sociolinguist (KTP position)

Sociolinguist (KTP Associate)

SCHOOL OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Grade 7: Salary £29,099 p.a.

As a result of funding from the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Directorate and Aurix Limited an exciting position for a Sociolinguist (KTP Associate) is now available. The successful candidate will be based at Aurix Limited, Malvern, Worcestershire for the two-year project, which will involve providing the company with knowledge and expertise in aspects of sociolinguistics and conversational analysis, in order to generate new audio mining products and patents. [read more...]

job: PhD on “The Enriched Digital Chaucer: Using ICT Research Methods for Literary Analysis of Digital Collections”

PhD Studentships in Digital Humanities
Two PhD studentships are currently being advertised in conjunction with National Library of Wales Research Programme in Digital Collections. Both are based in Aberystwyth, and successful applicants will join a community of research postgraduates working on the digital humanities at the National Library of Wales. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Lorna Hughes (lorna.hughes@llgc.org) for more information.

1. PhD on “The Enriched Digital Chaucer: Using ICT Research Methods for Literary Analysis of Digital Collections” [read more...]

job: PhD Studentship in Digital Humanities and Celtic Studies (Aberystwyth)

Two PhD studentships are currently being advertised in conjunction with National Library of Wales Research Programme in Digital Collections. Both are based in Aberystwyth, and successful applicants will join a community of research postgraduates working on the digital humanities at the National Library of Wales. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Lorna Hughes (lorna.hughes@llgc.org) for more information.

1. PhD in Digital Humanities and Celtic Studies [read more...]

cfp: CfP: Second AMICUS Workshop on Motifs in Cultural and Scientific Narratives @ IC-ININFO 2011, Greece

The 2nd AMICUS Workshop investigates the potential of a motif - as a metaphor for formulaic knowledge structures, and a complex expression of semantic content - applied to narrative discourse in literature, fairy tales, and scientific text. There is a wealth of ongoing research, aimed at creating knowledge schemes to encode higher-order content agglomerates which are semantically interpretable both by humans and machines. Without a doubt, advanced subject access in digital repositories would greatly benefit from the isolation and application of indexing expressions above the term level. [read more...]

event: Second AMICUS Workshop on Motifs in Cultural and Scientific Narratives @ IC-ININFO 2011, Greece

30/09/2011 09:00
30/09/2011 18:00

The 2nd AMICUS Workshop investigates the potential of a motif - as a metaphor for formulaic knowledge structures, and a complex expression of semantic content - applied to narrative discourse in literature, fairy tales, and scientific text. There is a wealth of ongoing research, aimed at creating knowledge schemes to encode higher-order content agglomerates which are semantically interpretable both by humans and machines. Without a doubt, advanced subject access in digital repositories would greatly benefit from the isolation and application of indexing expressions above the term level. [read more...]

Location

Please check the conference website http://www.icininfo.net
Greece

event: Data Managment and Planning webinar

13/07/2011 16:00
13/07/2011 18:00

The UK Data Archive are now taking bookings for a free webinar on data management and planning for research projects and groups.

This webinar will showcase the UK Data Archive's recommendations and tools which can help research projects and groups plan how to manage and share data. These tools have already been tested and implemented by a number of research projects and centres in the UK, and include our Data Management Checklist, Costing Tool and Resources Library. [read more...]

event: London Digital Humanities Group: Following the Money - 2 June 2011

02/06/2011 17:01

The next meeting of the London Digital Humanities Group will take place at Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR on Thursday 2 June at 5pm. The meeting will take the form of a panel discussion on the topic of:

'Following the Money: Funding Digital Humanities Projects in a Period of Austerity'. [read more...]

Location

Dr Williams's Library
14 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0AR
United Kingdom

job: Make Money Writing Historical Tours for the iPhone!

Past Preservers is on the look out for passionate individuals who can utilize Crimson Bamboo’s unique new iPhone platform, Rama, to make history come alive!

Uniting popular history with archival photographs, Rama not only adds a historical narrative to the walking tour, but shows snapshots of the tour route as it actually appeared. It’s the only app that captures the experience of being in Chicago after the Great Fire, on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day, or in Shanghai’s French Concession in the roaring 20s. [read more...]

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