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  • New World Ordering: Shaping Geospatial Information for Scholarly Use.
    now bringing GIS to the attention of researchers beyond science architecture and engineering The Scholars Lab at the University of Virginia Library is developing a new technical infrastructure and discovery mechanism to aggregate and visually layer terabytes of its own geospatial data with open access information on the Web But can we design a system to meet the special interpretive requirements of the humanities How can we serve disciplines for which subjectivity inflects results and ambiguous or contradictory evidence necessarily shapes every map BETHANY NOWVISKIE is Director of Digital Research Scholarship at the University of Virginia Library Her department includes the Scholars Lab formerly UVA Library s GeoStat and EText Centers and ITC Research Computing Support and Digital Scholarship R D a team of programmers building cyberinfrastructure and partnering on faculty projects Dr Nowviskie is Program Associate with the Scholarly Communication Institute and serves on the executive councils of NINES the Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth Century Electronic Scholarship and the ACH Association for Computers and the Humanities Her doctoral degree is in English from the University of Virginia where she recently held a position on the research faculty of the College of Arts Sciences as lead designer for NINES Coming

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  • Applications for MITH's
    2 The quality of the student s work 3 The likelihood of the student successfully completing the dissertation Applicants will be asked to submit an application form a 500 1000 word abstract written for a general audience a statement of work completed to date work remaining and expected completion date a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation one of which must be from the student s dissertation director The

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  • MITH extends
    The prize is administered by the Hermeneia research group at the Open University of Catalonia http www uoc edu in3 hermeneia eng The competition typically includes entries in several European languages Previous winners include the German writer Susanne Berkenheger the Australian multimedia artist Jason Nelson and a Brasilian design team led by the poet Chico Marinho Moulthrop will travel to Barcelona in January 2008 to accept the award which comes with a prize of 2 500 Euros Deep Surface is a narrative experiment in fluid reading playfully crossing an electronic book with a free diving simulator Under Language is a literary instrument in which poetry and executable code collide at high energies yielding unpredictable results Both works combine text sound collage synthetic speech and computer graphics using game like interfaces They are accessible on the World Wide Web at http www smoulthrop com lit ds http www smoulthrop com lit ul Stuart Moulthrop has been creating electronic literature since the early 1980s His novel length hypertext Victory Garden was reviewed by Robert Coover on the front page of the New York Times Book Review in 1992 and called the new benchmark for the newborn field of electronic writing Coover later assigned that work to the brief golden age of digital literature preceding the World Wide Web Several of Moulthrop s Web projects including Hegirascope 1995 and Reagan Library 1999 have drawn widespread critical attention in the U S Europe and Latin America Reagan Library was included in The Electronic Literature Collection Volume I the first anthology of the new medium Stuart Moulthrop was a founding director of the Electronic Literature Organization to whose board he recently returned after a hiatus of several years He has also served as Co Editor of the on line journal Postmodern Culture where he oversaw

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  • The Linguistics of Spin?
    of implicit sentiment or spin in text We identify underlying semantic properties of statements that predict perceptions of sentiment and we show how observable syntactic reflexes of those properties can be used fully automatically to accurately label a text as expressing a positive or negative attitude toward its topic even in the absence of overtly opinionated language Dr STEPHAN GREENE is a recent Ph D graduate of the UMD Department

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  • GA positions at MITH
    20 hour week graduate assistant to work as metadata specialist on a major IMLS grant involving the digitization of important primary source material from North and South America Applications should have experience using XML and ideally TEI The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of XSLT as well as PHP and JavaScript s XML processing functions Please submit a CV and cover letter to Doug Reside dreside umd edu by January 15 2 The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities MITH is seeking a full time 20 hour week graduate assistant to work as a web designer on a major IMLS grant involving the digitization of important primary source material from North and South America Applications should have experience designing attractive and functional dynamic AJAX websites The ideal candidate will also have significant experience with Adobe Flash Applicants should submit a portfolio links to online designs is fine to Doug Reside dreside umd edu by January 15 3 The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities MITH is seeking a part time 10 hour week graduate assistant to work on a funded two year grant project on Preserving Virtual Worlds sponsored by the Library of Congress NDIIPP program In

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  • Call for Applications: MITH's Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship
    the Digital Humanities 2 The quality of the student s work 3 The likelihood of the student successfully completing the dissertation Applicants will be asked to submit an application form a 500 1000 word abstract written for a general audience a statement of work completed to date work remaining and expected completion date a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation one of which must be from the student s

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  • Permanent Link to centerNet Joins CHAIN Gang
    net noc Project Bamboo http projectbamboo org TextGrid http www textgrid de We identified the current fragmented environment where researchers operate in separate areas with often mutually incompatible technologies as a barrier to fully exploiting the transformative role that these technologies can potentially play We resolved that our present proposed and future activities are interdependent and complementary and should be oriented towards working together to overcome barriers and to create a shared environment where technology services can interoperate and be sustained thus enabling new forms of research in the Humanities In order to achieve these goals we agreed to form the Coalition of Humanities and Arts Infrastructures and Networks CHAIN CHAIN will act as a forum for areas of shared interest to its participants including advocacy for an improved digital research infrastructure for the Humanities development of sustainable business models promotion of technical interoperability of resources tools and services promotion of good practice and relevant technical standards development of a shared service infrastructure coordinating approaches to legal and ethical issues interactions with other relevant computing infrastructure initiatives widening the geographical scope of our coalition CHAIN will promote an open culture where experiences including successes and failures can be shared and

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  • Coalition of Humanities and Arts Infrastructures and Networks - CHAIN

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