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New Technologies and Renaissance Studies (RSA
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0456  Tuesday, 11 March 2003

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Date:           Monday, 10 Mar 2003 11:54:37 -0800
Subject:        New Technologies and Renaissance Studies (RSA Special
Sessions)

*New Technologies and Renaissance Studies*

Special Sessions at the 2003 Meeting of the Renaissance Society of
America
Friday and Saturday, March 28-29, 2003
Colony Hotel Toronto, Giovanni Room

For the third consecutive year, the RSA program will feature a number of
sessions that document innovative ways in which computing technology is
being incorporated into the scholarly activity of our community.  This
year's contributions follow this interest across several key projects
(among them the History E-Book Project, Iter, and the Records of Early
English Drama), through a number of thematic touchstones (scholarly
editing, publishing, preservation, and access), and in several emerging
are

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We invite you to join us and, also, to be in touch with the organisers
(before April 30, 2003) if you are interested in being involved in
similar sessions at the RSA 2004 meeting, March 25-27 in New York.
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*Organisers

- William R. Bowen (U Toronto; Chair of Electronic Media, RSA),
  
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- Raymond G. Siemens (Malaspina U-C), 
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*Friday, March 28, 2003: Colony Hotel, Giovanni Room

- 8:45-10:15: Textuality and Electronic Textuality.
  Chair: Raymond G. Siemens (Malaspina U-C).
  - Ian Lancashire (U Toronto): Encoding Renaissance Electronic Texts.
  - Richard S. Bear (U Oregon): Nexus: Reflections on the First Eight
    Years of Renascence Editions.

- 10:30-12:00: The Book, and its Contemporary Representation.
  Chair: Rebecca W. Bushnell (U Pennsylvania).
  - Richard Cunningham (Acadia U): Coincidental Technologies: Moving
Parts
    in Early Modern Books and in Early Hypertext.
  - Stephanie Thomas (Sheffield Hallam U): The Exploration and
Development
    of Tools for Active Reading.

- 1:45-3:15: Reference Resources and Electronic Publishing I.
  Chair: William R. Bowen (U Toronto).
  - James H Forse (Bowling Green U): Spread Your Bibliography.
  - Deborah S. Lacoste (U Western Ontario): Computer-Aided Repertory
Studies:
    Online Access to Chant Sources.
  - UMI/ProQuest: Early English Books Online

- 3:30-5:00: Reference Resources and Electronic Publishing II.
  Chair: Julia Flanders (Brown U).
  - Eileen Gardiner (Italica Press) and Ronald G. Musto (Italica Press):
New
    E-Books from the ACLS History E-Book Project.
  - William R. Bowen (U Toronto): Iter: Building Gateways from Catalogue
    to Collection.

*Saturday, March 29: Colony Hotel, Giovanni Room

- 8:45-10:15: Electronic Scholarly Editing and Renaissance English
Texts.
  Chair: Ian Lancashire (U Toronto).
  - Melinda Spencer Kingsbury (U Kentucky): Katherine Philips'
Friendship
    Poems: An Approach to Building Image-based Electronic Editions of
Early
    Modern Poetry.
  - Raymond G. Siemens (Malaspina U-C),  Barbara Bond (U Victoria),
    Terra Dickson (U  British Columbia), and Karin Armstrong (Malaspina
U-C):
    Prototyping an Electronic Edition of the Devonshire MS.

- 10:30-12:00: Image, Exhibition, Archive, and Access.
  Chair: Susan Forscher Weiss (Peabody Institute).
  - Jennifer Trant (Art Museum Image Consortium) and David Bearman (Art
    Museum Image Consortium): Building Educational Partnerships on the
Web:
    Museum Digital Documentation in Education.
  - Peter Lukehart (Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts,
National
    Gallery of Art): Virtual Knowledge and Early Modern Visual Culture.

- 1:45-3:15: Communities, Literary and Dramatic.
  Chair: Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam U).
  - Sally-Beth Maclean (U Toronto) and Alan Somerset (U Western
Ontario):
    Performers on the Road: Tracking their Tours with the REED Patrons
and
    Performances Internet.
  - Julia Flanders (Brown U):  Renaissance Women Online.

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