The Digital.Humanities@Oxford Summer School (DHOXSS) 2012 is now open
Booking is now open at: http://digital.humanities.ox.ac.uk/dhoxss/ with a limited number of Œearly bird¹ discounted places.
The DHOXSS is scheduled for the 2nd – 6th July 2012 at the University of Oxford. DHOXSS delegates will be introduced to a range of topics suitable for researchers, project managers, research assistants, and students who are interested in the creation, management, or publication of digital data in the humanities.
Delegates will follow one of our 5 day workshops on:
* An Introduction to XML and the Text Encoding Initiative
* Working with TEI Texts (Advanced)
* An Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools and Approaches
* A Humanities Web of Data: Publishing, Linking, Querying and Visualisation on the Semantic Web
Each day will also contain plenary lectures:
Monday: “Crowdsourcing in the Humanities”, Chris Lintott (Zooniverse)
Tuesday: “Humanities Research Data — Rate me!”, Wolfram Horstmann
Wednesday: “Social Machines” Dave DeRoure (OeRC)
Thursday: “Linked Data in the Humanities: An Open-and-Shut Case?” Elton
Barker (Open University) and Leif Isaksen (UniversityofSouthampton)
Friday: “Making the Digital Human: Anxieties, Possibilities, and
Challenges” Andrew Prescott (King’s CollegeLondon)
and a free choice of afternoon parallel sessions:
Parallel Session 1: “Oxfordadventures in crowdsourcing: models for engaging communities and enhancing digital collections” Kate Lindsay (OUCS) and David Tomkins (Bodleian) Parallel Session 2: “Creating Digital Data Resources: Issues to consider” David Robey (OeRC)
Parallel Session 3: “The other 99%: two approaches to project modelling” Pip Willcox (Bodleian)
Parallel Session 4: “Encoding Music Text and Text with Music” Raffaele Viglianti (King’s College London)
Parallel Session 5: “Copyright and Open Licensing” RowanWilson
(OUCS)Parallel Session 6: “Silos and Street-Literature: Digitising and Linking Cheap Print Collections and Traditions” Giles Bergel (Merton College and English Faculty)
Parallel Session 7: “Impact as a process: Understanding and enhancing the reach of digital resources” Eric Meyer (OII) and Kathryn Eccles (OII) Parallel Session 8: “Discoverability, Accessibility, and Machine-Readability” Joseph Talbot (OUCS)
Parallel Session 9: “Digital Library Technologies and Best Practice”
Neil Jefferies (Bodleian) and Christine Madsen (Bodleian) Parallel
Session 10: “Panel: Running Digital Humanities Summer Schools” James Cummings (OUCS), Sebastian Rahtz (OUCS), Ray Siemens (University ofVictoria), Erin Snyder (OeRC), John Pybus (OeRC)
There will be morning surgery sessions for group discussions on project sustainability, encoding, and funding applications. In addition there are two drinks receptions (included) and a three course banquet (25 pounds).
Accommodation is available atMertonCollegeand can be booked with your registration.
The summer school is a collaboration for Digital.Humanities@Oxford betweenOxfordUniversityComputing Services (OUCS),Oxforde-Research Centre (OERC), with the assistance of the Humanities Division, the Bodleian Libraries, the Oxford Internet Institute, and e-Research South.
The DHOXSS is organized by James Cummings and Sebastian Rahtz at OUCS and Erin Snyder at OeRC.
The Summer School will be located atMertonCollege, the OUCS, and the OeRC, all situated in the centre ofOxford. For more information see: http://digital.humanities.ox.ac.uk/dhoxss/ which includes a full programme, workshop descriptions, and registration fees.