[globaloutlookDH-l] Reminder: CFP - Minimal Computing Working Group at DH2014

Alex Gil colibri.alex at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 17:18:14 MDT 2014


Hi FIona,

I second Igalina's two inclusions. I can write the post. What is the
absolute deadline?


On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 11:39 AM, igalina <igalina at unam.mx> wrote:

>  Dear Fiona and Alex:
>
> Miriam Peña from the RedHD is currently at HASTAC and I imagine you have
> had a chance to meet her. I agree with Alex about urging people to join
> both the GO::DH distribution list but also the RedHD one which is focused
> primarily on Spanish speaking DH (also Latin American region in general).
>
>
>  I would also suggest that the post to HASTAC includes:
>
> - an invitation to the 2° Encuentro de Humanistas Digitales to be held in
> Mexico City from the 21 to 23rd of May (
> http://www.humanidadesdigitales.net/index.php/eventos/encuentro2014)
>
> - notice that we will be holding in June the second event of the Día de
> Humanidades Digitales (DíaHD) which focuses on DH in Spanish and
> Portuguese. Last year's event:  <http://dhd2013.filos.unam.mx/>
> http://dhd2013.filos.unam.mx/.​ This is a great opportunity to find, get
> to know and connect with fellow DHers in the region and the language.
>
>
>  If you need my help, let me know.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Isabel
>
>
>
>  ----------
> Dra. Isabel Galina Russell
> Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas,
> Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
> igalina at unam.mx
> @igalina
>   ------------------------------
> *De:* globaloutlookdh-l <globaloutlookdh-l-bounces at uleth.ca> en nombre de
> Fiona Barnett <fiona.barnett at duke.edu>
> *Enviado:* martes, 29 de abril de 2014 09:49 a.m.
> *Para:* A list for participants in the ADHO DH Global Outlook Community
> *Asunto:* Re: [globaloutlookDH-l] Reminder: CFP - Minimal Computing
> Working Group at DH2014
>
>  Hi Alex,
> I think it would help, if the deadline can be extended for them too (Won’t
> happen by May 1).
>
>  It was such a crying shame not to have more Spanish-speaking GO::DH
> folks there - we had simultaneous panels in Spanish and English, the
> keynotes were translated and in many of the other panels fellow conference
> participants offered informal translation and Q&A help for each other. It
> was a really really amazing event. We need to figure out how to connect
> with them and extend the go:DH community. They are eager and hungry for
> connections. Really too bad that we didn’t really have the active
> spanish-speaking GO::DH folks there.
>
>  Here’s a quick idea: can someone post to HASTAC with an invitation to
> the South American / Latin American conference attendees to join GO::DH?
> Explain what it is, who might want to join, and whatever else.
>
>  We are doing a post-conference newsletter which will go out to all
> attendees and if this could be included, that is a good chance to get it to
> them asap.
>
>  The key is that we are sending this out THIS WEEK as a way of connecting
> after the conference, so if you want it to be included, it has to go up
> soon.
>
>  My guess is you have things that can be repurposed, but make it very
> invitational and personal and not just “this is what we do - join us” — if
> that makes sense. Make it specific about connecting to larger digital
> humanities conversation after the conference and maybe share links to a few
> key other GO:DH projects that make sense in this context.
>
>  Sorry for the disconnected writing. I’m running to class and dead
> exhausted from the overwhelmingly active and great conference.
>
>  We can tweet it with the #HASTAC2014 hashtag too and try to get it
> distributed amongst folks down there.
>
>  fiona
>
>
>
>
>  On Apr 29, 2014, at 10:39 AM, Alex Gil <colibri.alex at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  Hi Fiona,
>
>  I could translate it into Spanish this weekend if you think it would
> help.
>
>  Please, please invite the folks that you met who gravitate towards DH to
> join our mailing list <http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/join/> and even
> more importantly, the list for RedHD<http://www.humanidadesdigitales.net/>! I
> feel really bad that I couldn't make it, but couldn't get funding. Peru is
> a connection that we did not get a chance to make yet in building
> coalitions in Latin America, and yet, judging from the program, which I
> studied carefully, they seem to be very active! The RedHD and GO::DH to a
> lesser extent provides many great community conversations in Spanish. We
> would love to meet our colleagues in Peru! This would also be a way to tap
> them into our translation networks and get them involve in our regional
> conferences.
>
>  Let me know how I can help you start making all these connections and
> introductions. Lo haría con mucho gusto!
>
>  Btw, thoroughly enjoyed the pictures and tweets rolling out of Lima!
> A.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 8:59 AM, Fiona Barnett <fiona.barnett at duke.edu>wrote:
>
>> Hi John,
>>
>>  Is this available in Spanish? I met some amazing folks in Peru at
>> HASTAC 2014 and would like to pass this on, but if you have a version in
>> Spanish it would probably get some more traction.
>>
>>  —fiona
>>
>>
>>
>>  ————
>>  Fiona Barnett
>> Director, HASTAC Scholars
>> http://www.hastac.org/scholars
>> Ph.D. candidate
>> Literature Program and Women's Studies
>> Duke University
>> fiona.barnett at duke.edu
>> @HASTACScholars
>>
>>
>>
>>  On Apr 28, 2014, at 10:29 PM, John Simpson <john.simpson at ualberta.ca>
>> wrote:
>>
>>    The GO::DH Minimal Computing Working Group will kickstart itself at
>> DH2014 with a workshop.  A key component of this workshop is a series of
>> lightning talks (2-5 minute presentations) on current work going on in the
>> area from around the globe.  The deadline for submissions is *May 1*.
>>
>> As CFPs go the requirements are pretty light: just *a single page
>> on what you have been up to regarding minimal computing, whether it be
>> working with hardware, software, theory, or any combination thereof*.
>>  We even have provisions being put in place to include those who would like
>> to participate but who will not be in Switzerland for DH2014.
>>
>> We can take up to 30 submissions for the workshop and expect that all
>> submissions will be included in a bundled PDF file that will be circulated
>> to the DH community and made available on the working group web page.
>>
>> *Sound great but just finding out about this now?  Need a little more
>> time?  Send workshop organizer John Simpson a note
>> at john.simpson at ualberta.ca <john.simpson at ualberta.ca> and we'll happily
>> work out a short extension with you.*
>>
>>
>> *CHECK OUT THE FULL CFP AT
>> http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/working-groups/minimal-computing/kickstart-workshop/
>> <http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/?page_id=1424>*
>>
>>  -John
>>
>> John Simpson
>> University of Alberta
>> Postdoctoral Fellow, Text Mining & Visualization for Literary History
>> Postdoctoral Fellow, INKE
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