9.1165, Confs: Literature, Philology, and Computers

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-9-1165. Tue Aug 18 1998. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 9.1165, Confs: Literature, Philology, and Computers

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Date:  Mon, 17 Aug 1998 19:07:58 +0000
From:  "Domenico Fiormonte" <itadfp at srv0.arts.ed.ac.uk>
Subject:  Literature, Philology, and Computers

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Date:  Mon, 17 Aug 1998 19:07:58 +0000
From:  "Domenico Fiormonte" <itadfp at srv0.arts.ed.ac.uk>
Subject:  Literature, Philology, and Computers

                 Apologies for cross-posting
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                 LITERATURE, PHILOLOGY AND COMPUTERS
                      An international seminar

                      University of  Edinburgh
         School of European Languages and Cultures (Italian)
                           7-9 September 1998
             <http://www.ed.ac.uk/~esit04/seminar.htm>

The seminar is running back-to-back with DRH98 in Glasgow
(http://drh98.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/), and offers an excellent
opportunity to flavour the best of the European school of Humanities
Computing (see programme below) combined with a visit to Scotland's
historic capital city.

Conference fees: 35 per person (academic) / 25 (associated
institutions) / 15 (post-graduate). This includes a buffet lunch on 8
September.

Venue: Edinburgh University, Adam Ferguson Building, George Square.

For further details please contact either Domenico Fiormonte at
Domenico.Fiormonte at ed.ac.uk. or Dr Anna Middleton at
Anna.Middleton at ed.ac.uk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

SEMINAR PROGRAMME (provisional)

Monday 7 September 1998

1pm - 2pm Registration in Room G.10, Adam Ferguson Building, George
Square, Edinburgh

2pm Opening remarks by Prof. Sir Stewart Sutherland, Principal of the
        University of Edinburgh

2.15pm - 5pm Session 1 - The New Electronic Textuality

Willard McCarty (King's College London, U. K.), "What is humanities
computing?"

Lou Burnard (University of Oxford, U. K.), "Hermeneutical implications
of text encoding".

Fabio Ciotti (University of Rome, Italy), "Text encoding as a
theoretic language for literary text analysis."


Tuesday 8 September 9.30 am - 12.30 am Session 2a - Philology and
Computers

Antonio Zampolli, (University of Pisa, CNR, Italy), "Towards the
Consensual Standard for Natural Language Processing".

Francisco Marcos-Marin (Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain)
Wher is Electronic Philology going? Present and future of a
discipline."

Allen Renear (Brown University, USA), "Text Ontology and Edition
Philology -- Facing the Hard Questions."

Claire Warwick (University of Oxford, U. K.), " 'Reports of my death
have been greatly exaggerated.' Scholarly editing in the digital age".


2.00pm - 5.30pm Session 2b - Philology and Computers

David Robey (Manchester University, U. K.), "Problems of
computer-based stylistics: the structure of sounds in the Divine
Comedy."

Mirko Tavoni (University of Pisa, Italy), "The Italian library online:
the CIBIT project."

Massimo Guerrieri (University of Rome, Italy), "Towards a new edition
of Eugenio Montale's I mottetti: electronic variants and statistical
analysis."

Francesca Coraggio (University of Rome, Italy), "Computer-based
analysis of semantic patterns in Antonio Tabucchi's Notturno indiano."


Wednesday 9 September

9.30am - 12.30pm Session 3 - Hypertext and Web Projects

Giuseppe Gigliozzi (University of Rome, Italy) "Researching and
Teaching Italian Literature in the Digital Era: the CRILet Project".

Federico Pellizzi (University of Bologna, Italy), "Hypertext as a
critical discourse."

Elisabeth Burr (University of Duisburg, Germany), "Teaching Romance
Linguistics with On-line French, Italian and Spanish Corpora."

Lars Erik Holmquist and Staffan Bjork (Viktoria Institute, Sweden),
"Showing overview and detail in Digital Variants: the Focus+Context
Browser."

Licia Calvi, (University of Antwerp, Belgium), "The Post-Modern Web:
An Experimental Setting."

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