PHILOLOGY AND COMPUTERS. An international seminar, University of Edinburgh,
7-9 September 1998
PHILOLOGY AND COMPUTERS. An international seminar. University of
Edinburgh. School of European Languages and Cultures (Italian). 7-9 September
is running back-to-back with DRH98 in Glasgow, 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
Venue: Edinburgh University, Adam Ferguson Building, George Square.
For more information please contact either Dr Anna Middleton at Anna.Middleton@ed.ac.uk
or Domenico Fiormonte at
7 September 1998
1pm - 2pm Registration in Room G.10, Adam Ferguson Building, George Square,
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
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."
10am - 12.30am Session 2a - Philology and Computers
Antonio Zampolli, (University of Pisa, CNR, Italy), "Towards the
Consensual Standard for Natural Language Processing".
Francisco Marcos-Maron (Universidad Aut< 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".
2.30pm - 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
Mirko Tavoni (University of Pisa, Italy), "The Italian library online:
the CIBIT project."
Giuseppe Gigliozzi (University of Rome, Italy) "Researching and Teaching
Italian Literature in the Digital Era: the CRILet 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."
10am - 12.30pm Session 3 - Hypertext and Web Projects
Federico Pellizzi (University of Bologna, Italy), "Hypertext as a
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."
"LITERATURE, PHILOLOGY AND COMPUTERS"
Domenico Fiormonte -- Conference Organiser
Seminar web page:
University of Edinburgh, School of Modern Languages (Italian)
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