[csaa-forum] Digital Humanities International Perspectives

Kylie Brass kylie.brass at humanities.org.au
Wed Mar 16 14:47:35 CST 2011


TUESDAY 22 MARCH 2011, 11.30AM-1PM,

Two leading international figures in the digital humanities discuss future
research directions in this ground-breaking field.

Sponsored by the Australian Academy of the Humanities, in association with
the National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. This free
event is open to the public. No booking required.

Professor Ray Siemens (University of Victoria, Canada)
'Enacting a Vision for the Future of Digital Humanities'

Dr Patrik Svensson (Umeå University, Sweden)
'The Digital Humanities as a Trading Zone'

RAY SIEMENS is Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Professor
of English at the University of Victoria with cross appointment in Computer
Science. Editor of several renaissance texts and founding editor of the
journal Early Modern Literary Studies, he has written numerous articles on
computational methods and literary studies and is co-editor of Blackwell¹s
Companion to Digital Humanities and Companion to Digital Literary Studies.
Chair, Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations¹ Steering Committee, he
is also incoming Vice President of the Canadian Federation for the
Humanities and Social Sciences.

PATRIK SVENSSON is Director of HUMlab at Umeå University, Sweden, where he
is Senior Lecturer in humanities and information technology. He is author
and editor of books in English and Swedish including on language education,
linguistics and digital technology. Svensson has a long-term interest in the
intersections between technology, learning, collaboration, innovation and
creativity in the humanities. His recent articles in Digital Humanities
Quarterly, OHumanities Computing as Digital Humanities¹ and OThe Landscape
of Digital Humanities¹, survey the international field.

ENQUIRIES  Email paul.arthur at anu.edu.au or kylie.brass at humanities.org.au,
Phone 02 6125 2676
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