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>Call for Abstracts:
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>New Perspectives in Humanities Computing:
>Second Annual Humanities Computing Graduate Conference
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>December 5-6, 2002
>University of Alberta
>Edmonton, Alberta
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>Deadline for abstract submissions: Friday October 25, 2002
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>The University of Alberta's M.A. in Humanities Computing program
>announces its second annual graduate conference, "New Perspectives in
>Humanities Computing", to be held December 5-6, 2002 at the University
>of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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>This conference will bring together graduate students exploring the
>exciting and interdisciplinary ground of computing and the humanities.
>Presentations on all aspects of humanities computing are welcome, and we
>encourage proposals from all humanities disciplines.
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>Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
>   - Computers and culture
>   - Information literacy and new media
>   - Electronic publishing and dissemination
>   - Metadata and learning objects
>   - Humanities computing as a discipline
>   - Pedagogical use of computing
>   - Knowledge representation and mark-up languages
>   - Digitization of text, sound, and image
>   - Hypertext design and delivery
>   - Databases
>   - Text-analysis
>   - Statistical methods and analysis
>   - Simulation and modeling
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>300-word abstracts must be submitted by October 25, 2002. Please email
>your abstract as a MS Word, RTF, or WordPerfect attachment to:
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>Or send to:
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>Humanities Computing Graduate Student Conference
>3-5 Humanities Centre
>University of Alberta
>Edmonton, AB T6G 2E5
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>Please include your name, telephone number, e-mail address, and your
>institutional and departmental affiliation.
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>Consult our website for more information:
>http://huco.ualberta.ca/~hucoconf
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>For more information about the University of Alberta's M.A. in
>Humanities Computing program, please visit http://huco.ualberta.ca