CFP: DH_Budapest_2019

Via Gábor Palkó

DH_Budapest_2019

Venue: Centre for Digital Humanities at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE.DH)

Dates: 25-27 September 2019

Call for Papers

Deadline: 31 May 2019

Notification of Acceptance: 15 July 2019

The Centre for Digital Humanities at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE.DH) calls for abstracts for its second annual conference which will take place in Budapest, 25–27 September 2019 – in collaboration with the COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary Historyproject and the DARIAH Central European Hub. While last year the conference seeked to survey the current state of research in digital humanities in general, this year DH_Budapest_2019 will keep a narrower focus on theories and practices of distant reading.page1image1012014000

The term distant reading (i.e. using computational methods of analysis for large collections of texts) is meant here in a general sense: regardless of genres and disciplines on the side of the used or built corpus, and regardless of computational methods adopted or developed during the research. We encourage speakers to present their work where innovative, sophisticated, data-driven, computational methods play a key role in a scientifically relevant research.

We invite submission of abstracts on subjects from a variety of fields related to digital humanities and social sciences concerning but not limited to following topics:

  • Corpus building using markup languages
  • Automatic and manual corpus annotation
  • Named entity recognition (NER) and named entity linking (NEL)
  • Wikification, wikiDATA linking
  • Stylometry, authorship attribution
  • Vector spaces and neural networks as distant reading tools
  • Network modelling, prosopographical networks
  • Distant reading of historical sources
  • Digital literacy, digital pedagogy

For more information and the conference’s full CFP, please visit the DH_Budapest_2019 website.

CFP: ExLing 2019

via João Dionísio

Abstract submission is now open for the ExLing 2019 workshop (proposals on any experimental aspect of textual scholarship, namely in  connection with digital humanities, are welcome).

ExLing 2019 – 10th Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics (https://exlingworkshop.com/) takes place at the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, 25-27 September 2019, under the auspices of Centro de Linguística da Universidade de Lisboa.

As a privileged space for debate among researchers applying experimental and computational methods to the study of language, all experimental disciplines and subjects with reference to the study of language are welcome, including speech production, speech perception, experimental phonetics, experimental morphology, experimental syntax, experimental semantics, cognitive linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, discourse analysis, textual studies, applied linguistics, and language therapy.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations can be submitted here:
https://exlingworkshop.com/exling-2019/submissions-2019.html

Abstract submission closes on June 1, 2019.
Notification of review results will be sent by June 20.

ExLing 2019 has six confirmed keynote speakers:
Paolo Canettieri – Cognitive philology
Bart Geurts – Evolutionary pragmatics
Jonathan Harrington – Empirical analyses of sound change
Caroline Heycock – Syntactic theory and variation
Jon Sprouse – Experimental syntax</br/>
Marc Swerts – Linguistic adaptation

CFP ESTS 2019

As announced at the Member’s Meeting at ESTS 2018 in Prague, the Society’s 16th annual conference will be held in Málaga, Spain and take place from 28 to 29 November 2019. This year’s theme will be ‘Textual Scholarship in the 21st Century’, and its Call for Proposals has just been put online, with the deadline for submissions set on 31 May 2018. For more information on this CFP, please refer to the conference page.

Please distribute widely. We look forward to receiving your abstracts, and welcoming you in Málaga!

CFP: Writing and Revision Stages

via Elsa Pereira

Dear members of the ESTS, the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon is hosting a symposium on “Writing and revision stages”, which will take place on June 6-7, 2019.

We invite researchers to submit abstracts for a 20-minute contribution until the end of 2018. The language of the presentation will be English.

Please send your proposal to philology.clul@gmail.com. Abstracts will be reviewed double-blind by the members of the scientific committee.

Call for papers and full details at the website: https://sites.google.com/campus.ul.pt/writing-revision-stages

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CFP: GENESIS  –  CRACOW 2019 

via Mateusz Antoniuk

The Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and the Institut des Textes & Manuscrits Modernes (ITEM) in Paris are pleased to invite you to participate in the international conference.

GENESIS  –  CRACOW 2019   

Genetic Criticism: from Theory to Practice
12 – 14 June 2019

Location: Jagiellonian University, Cracow (Poland)
Language: English

Call for papers
Deadline: 1 January 2019
Acceptance notification: February 2019
Registration deadline: 15 May 2019

GENESIS – CRACOW 2019 will be the second edition of a new series of conferences on genetic criticism, understood as the study of the creative process. The first edition, held on 7-9 June 2017 in Helsinki (Finland), was organized by the Finnish Literature Society and Institut des Textes & Manuscrits Modernes in Paris. The participants included scholars from Finland, France, Austria, Belgium, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Tunisia, Turkey, Wales and Canada.

The Cracow conference, like the Helsinki event, welcomes researchers interested in literature, theatre, music, painting and other fields of human activity in which the creative process is of central importance. Consequently, not only the outcome, but the process itself will be the focus of the conference.

The binary subtitle of the event  “From Theory to Practice” emphasizes the dual profile of the conference, which is meant to serve as a forum for discussion on both theoretical and practical aspects of genetic criticism. We welcome papers presenting broad theoretical perspectives and offering case studies of various texts and phenomena across time and space.

For more information, please visit the conference website.

CFP ESTS 2018

As announced at the Member’s Meeting at ESTS 2017 in Alcalá, the Society’s 15th annual conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic and take place from 15 to 17 November 2018. This year’s theme will be ‘Author as Editor and Editor as Author’, and its Call for Proposals has just been opened, with the deadline for submissions set on 30 April 2018. For more information on this CFP, please refer to the conference page.

CFP ESTS 2017

As announced at the Member’s Meeting at ESTS 2016 in Antwerp, the Society’s 14th annual conference will be held in Alcalá de Henares, Spain and take place from 23 to 24 November 2017. This year’s theme will be ‘Editorial Degrees of Intervention’, and its Call for Proposals has just been opened, with the deadline for submissions set on 30 April 2017. For more information on this CFP, please refer to the conference page.

CfP Extended Deadlines (25 Nov): Genesis 2017 & DHN 2017

via Sakari Katajamäki (Genesis) and Annika Rockenberger (DHN)

The deadlines for the Call for Papers for ‘Genesis 2017‘ (Helsinki, 7-9 June 2017) and ‘Digital Humanities in the Nordic countries‘ (DHN; Gothenburg, 14-16 March 2017) – both of which would have officially expired yesterday – was extended until the 25th of November. Be sure to take advantage of these 10 additional days to submit an abstract for either conference!

CfP: GENESIS – HELSINKI 2017: Creative Processes and Archives in Arts and Humanities

via Sakari Katajamäki

CFP Deadline: 15 November 2016

GENESIS – HELSINKI 2017: Creative Processes and Archives in Arts and Humanities

Dates: 7th – 9th June 2017
Place: Helsinki

The Finnish Literature Society (SKS) and ITEM – Institut des textes & manuscrits modernes will organise an international and interdisciplinary conference GENESIS – HELSINKI 2017: Creative Processes and Archives in Arts and Humanities in Helsinki, 7th – 9th June 2017.

Plenary speakers include: Paolo D’Iorio (ITEM, Paris), Irène Fenoglio (ITEM), Daniel Ferrer (ITEM), Claire Doquet (Université Paris 3), Dirk Van Hulle (Centre for Manuscript Genetics, Antwerp), Ineke Huysman (Huygens ING, The Hague and Amsterdam), Wim Van Mierlo (Loughborough University), and Carrie Smith (Cardiff University, Wales).

GENESIS – Helsinki 2017 will be the first broad conference on Genetic Criticism in the Nordic countries. Genetic Criticism (critique génétique) is a discipline that explores writing processes and other creative work. Its central research corpora comprise mainly various archival sources from writer’s notes to drafts, and manuscripts.

Genetic research can reveal, for instance, how a writer has outlined, developed and revised a literary work regarding its structures, topics, themes, symbols and style. Thus, genetic research can enrich interpretations of literature. In addition to writing, genetic critics are interested in other creative processes such as cinema and architecture.

GENESIS – HELSINKI 2017 aims to gather scholars and students from various disciplines interested in creative processes, such as Literary Criticism, Linguistics, Didactics of Writing, Translation Studies, Musicology, and Art History. One goal of the conference, is to acquaint Finnish teachers and pedagogues with means by which the results of genetic research can be applied in school teaching. Participating in the conference or submitting a paper proposal does not require prior knowledge of the theoretical discussions of Genetic Criticism. The working language of the conference will be English.

Paper proposals can focus on a case study or discuss theoretical and methodological issues in genetic scholarship. Submissions may focus (but should not be limited to) the following topics in Arts and Humanities:

  • Where does writers’ creative work begin and how does it proceed?
  • What kind of developments of genre, style, characters or thematics can be studied from drafts and manuscripts?
  • What kind of phases does a compositional process include?
  • How can genetic scholarship be applied in the Didactics of Writing?
  • How do mathematical formulas originate, or how architecture studios design buildings?
  • In which ways do research publications and the reasoning behind them develop through writing?
  • How can historical discourses and counter-discourses be illuminated by studying such features that have been omitted from a published work, but can be found from its preceding drafts and manuscripts?
  • What kind of influences do material matters, such as writing techniques, have on creative work and what kind of traces do they leave in archival sources?
  • What kind of limitations does the incomplete or sporadic nature of archives impose on genetic research?
  • What kind of new possibilities do digital resources create for genetic scholars?

Speakers will have 20 minutes to deliver their paper, leaving room for a 10-minute discussion.

Please submit your proposal by email to the Organising Committee (genesishelsinki2017@gmail.com). Proposals should include 1) the title of the paper, 2) an abstract (500 words maximum), 3) presenter’s name and concise biography, 4) institutional affiliation, and 5) contact information (address, email, telephone).

The deadline for paper proposals is 15th November 2016. You will be notified by the end of January 2017 whether your proposal has been accepted or not.

Further information: www.finlit.fi/en/genesis2017

Contacts: Hanna Karhu (University of Helsinki / Finnish Literature Society – SKS), hanna.karhu@helsinki.fi

Organisers

The conference is organised by the Finnish Literature Society – SKS (www.finlit.fi) and ITEM (www.item.ens.fr) in cooperation with several institutional partners:

Cardiff University; Centre for Manuscript Genetics, Antwerp; Huygens ING, The Hague and Amsterdam; Jean Sibelius Works, Helsinki; Loughborough University; Université Paris 3; University of Helsinki, and University of Turku.

Organising Committee:

Hanna Karhu (University of Helsinki / Finnish Literature Society – SKS / ITEM), Sakari Katajamäki (Finnish Literature Society – SKS / Edith – Critical Editions of Finnish Literature), Christophe Leblay (University of Turku / ITEM), Veijo Pulkkinen (University of Helsinki), and Sakari Ylivuori (Jean Sibelius Works).