**For further details on SGML topics, see the report of Michael Sperberg-McQueen.
From owner-etextctr@lists.Princeton.EDU Mon Oct 31 15:09:55 1994 Return-Path: <owner-etextctr@lists.Princeton.EDU> Received: from lists.Princeton.EDU by utafll.uta.edu (4.1/25-eef) id AA29066; Mon, 31 Oct 94 15:09:50 CST Received: by lists.Princeton.EDU id <23131-3>; Mon, 31 Oct 1994 14:10:31 -0500 Received: from er2.rutgers.edu ([220.127.116.11]) by lists.Princeton.EDU with SMTP id <23089-10>; Mon, 31 Oct 1994 14:09:57 -0500 Received: by er2.rutgers.edu (5.59/SMI4.0/RU1.5/3.08) id AA05786; Mon, 31 Oct 94 14:08:22 EST Message-Id: <CMM-RU.firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 31 Oct 1994 14:08:19 -0500 Reply-To: etextctr@lists.Princeton.EDU Sender: owner-etextctr@lists.Princeton.EDU From: Mary Mallery <email@example.com> To: Electronic Text Centers List <etextctr@lists.Princeton.EDU> Subject: 1994 MLA Session on E-Texts X-To: firstname.lastname@example.org X-Listprocessor-Version: 7.1 -- ListProcessor by CREN Status: RO From: Mary Mallery <email@example.com> Subject: 1994 MLA Sessions on E-Texts The following are sessions on electronic texts and related topics to be discussed at the 1994 Modern Language Association Convention, in San Diego, California from 27-30 December. The Session Numbers cited below correspond to the numbers listed in the November 1994 _PMLA_ Program for the 110th Convention. ELECTRONIC TEXTS, HYPERTEXTS, AND THE STUDY OF LITERATURE Session 7 (Tues., Dec. 27, 3:30-4:45PM, 8, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Association for Computers in the Humanities. Presiding: Joel D. Goldfield, Fairfield University. "The Author, the Law, and Technology in America," Catherine Taylor, Duke University. HYPERTEXT AND THE RHETORICAL CONTRACT Session 12 (Tues., Dec. 27, 3:30-4:45PM, 6C, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. 1. "Text/Hypertext and the Myths of Reading and Writing," Jonathan L. Price, Univ. of New Mexico; Scott P. Sanders, Univ. of New Mexico 2. "Hypertext: Redefining the Reader," Nancy L. Bayer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. 3. "Links as Sources of Narrative Sequence in Technical Communication Hypertexts," Henrietta Nickels Shirk, Boise State Univ. 4. "Worldwide Web and the Virtual Document: A New Rhetorical Contract," William Dennis Horn, Clarkson Univ. AN OPEN FORUM: EVALUATING COMPUTER-RELATED WORK FOR RETENTION, TENURE, AND PROMOTION Session 111 (Tues., Dec. 27, 7:00-8:15PM, Manchester Room, San Diego Marriott) Programs arranged by the MLA Committee on Computers and Emerging Technologies in Teaching and Research Alternative Educational Environments. Presiding: James J. Sosnoski, Miami Univ., Oxford An open discussion at which committee members will seek feedback to draft guidelines dealing with the evaluation of computer-related work during hiring and promotion decisions. For copies of draft guidelines, send an electronic request to firstname.lastname@example.org USING ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN CLASSES: ITS IMPACT ON PEDAGOGY AND STUDENTS Session 204 (Wed., Dec. 28, 10:15-11:30AM, San Diego Ballroom C, San Diego Marriott) Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Computers and Emerging Technologies in Teaching and Research. Presiding: Joel D. Goldfield, Fairfield Univ. 1. "The Space of Literary Discourse: Using StorySpace in the Literature Classroom," Ed Madden, Univ. of South Carolina 2. "Video Films and Reading Comprehension: Getting Foreign Language Environments Hyper," Rosa Volpe, Vanderbilt Univ. THE IMPORTANCE AND CHALLENGE OF PRESERVING RESEARCH MATERIALS IN THEIR ORIGINAL FORMS Session 254 (Wed., Dec. 28, 1:45-3:30PM, 6E&F, San Diego Convention Center) A forum. Presiding: G. Thomas Tanselle, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 1. "The Importance of Physical Evidence," G. Thomas Tanselle 2. "Searching for Glimpses of the Post-Electronic Age: Texts, Technophoria, and the Gee-Whiz Factor," Paul Mosher, Univ. of Pennsylvania 3. "What Use Are Books in an Electronic Age," J. Hillis Miller, Univ. of California, Irvine 4. "Part Two: Object Lessons," Ruth Perry, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. 5. "Digitally Seeking Shakespeare; or, Why We Still Need Card Catalogs," Peter Donaldson, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. and more talks on Archives, etc. For coordinated workshops, see Session 459 (Thurs., Dec. 29: "Teaching in the Library: A Workshop on Using Primary Matierals in the Classroom") and 499 (Thurs., Dec. 29: "Draft MLA Statement on the Preservation of Research Materials in Their Original Form"). PLAGIARISM 2000: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON OLD PROBLEMS Session 316 (Wed., Dec. 28, 3:30-4:45PM, Coronado Room, San Diego Marriott) A special session; Session Leader: David Gewanter, Harvard Univ. 1. "Plagiarism and Postmodern Appropriation," Marilyn Randall, Univ. of Western Ontario 2. "Intellectual Property in Technoculture: Retro Texts and Positive Plagiarism," Cynthia Haynes-Burton, Univ. of Texas, Arlington 3. "Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Bad Borrowings Between Academia and the Law," Martha Woodmansee, Case Western Reserve Univ.; Peter Jaszi, American Univ., Washington Coll. of Law VIRGINIA WOOLF IN THE AGE OF COMPUTERS AND MICROFORM Session 327 (Wed., Dec. 28, 3:30-4:45PM, 4, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Virginia Woolf Society. Presiding: James M. Haule, Univ. of Texxas, Pan American 1. "A Bloomsbury Multimedia Hypertext," Joan Benson, Univ. of Iowa; Laurie Dickinson, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2. "Computer Collation and Censorship Issues in _Roger Fry_," Diane F. Gillespie, Washington State Univ., Pullman 3. "The Virginia Woolf Manuscripts on Microfilm," Lorie Freed, Research Publications Inernational 4. "Arts Computing," Phil Smith, Jr., Univ. of Waterloo 5. "_Roger Fry_: Biography and Bibliography in the Age of Microfilm," Panthea Reid Broughton, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge GERMANIC PHILOLOGY, LINGUISTICS, AND THE COMPUTER Session 369 (Wed., Dec. 28, 7:15-8:30PM, Manchester Ballroom H, Hyatt Regency San Diego) Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Germanic Philology. Presiding: Evelyn S. Firchow, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1. "The Philologist and the Internet," James Marchand, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 2. "Electronic File Transfer: Some Obstacles to Long-Distance Collaboration in the Electronic Age and Some Solutions," Geoffrey B. Muckenhirn, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 3. "Wood Gatherers and Cottage Builders: Old Words and New Ways at the Dictionary of Old English," Antonette diPaolo Healey, Univ. of Toronto, Saint George Campus 4. "Computer Analysis of the Lexicon of Modern Spoken German," Randall Jones, Brigham Young Univ., UT STRATEGIES OF DISCOURSE IN CYBERSPACE Session 374 (Wed., Dec. 28, 7:15-8:30PM, Point Loma Room, San Diego Marriott) A special session: Session Leader: Charles J. Stivales, Wayne State Univ. 1. "Transitional Realms: Using Internet Lists and MOO Spaces to Foster Creative Discourse Communities," Leslie D. Harris, Susquehanna Univ.; Cynthia A. Wambeam, New Mexico State Univ. 2. "'A Great Flame Follows a Little Spark': Metaflaming and Functions of the 'Di' in the Rhetoric of a Discussion List," William B. Millard, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick 3. "Cyberqueen Speaks: Female Discursive Power on the IRC," Jennifer L. Holberg, Univ. of Washington 4. "The Indeterminability of Points of Perception; or, A Short Stay in a Small Hotel in Cyberspace," Micahel Joyce, Vassar Coll. MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY AND THE TEACHING OF LITERATURE Session 404 (Thursday, Dec. 29, 8:30-9:45AM, 1B, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Division on the Teaching of Literature. Presiding: Claire Kramsch, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. "The Poetic M(o)use: Teaching the Hyperpoem," Ruth V. Gross, Univ. of Texas, Arlington 2. "Teaching Symbolism with Multimedia Technology," Scott Mills, Northwestern Univ.; William Nelles, Northwestern Univ. 3. "Multimedia Technology and the Teaching of Shakespeare," Randall Louis Anderson, Yale Univ. THE ROLE OF ELECTRONIC TEXTS ARCHIVES IN THE STUDY OF LITERATURE Session 548 (Thurs., Dec. 29, 1:45-3:00PM, 4, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Association for Computers in the Humanities. Presiding: Paul A. Fortier, Univ. of Manitoba 1. "A Chronological Common-Words Vector in a Corpus of English Renaissance Tragedy," David Hugh Craig, Univ. of Newcastle 2. "Developing Electronic Text Archives for Literary Research," Gina L. Greco, Portland State Univ.; Toby Paff, Princeton Univ. EDITING BEOWULF Session 562 (Thurs., Dec. 29, 3:30-4:45PM, 6C, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Division on Old English Language and Literature. Presiding: Roberta Frank, Univ. of Toronto, Saint George Campus 1. "Old Philology, New Philology, and Trends in the Editing of _Beowulf_," Peter S. Baker, Univ. of Virginia 2. "Editing the Prose Texts of the _Beowulf_ Manuscript: Implications for a New Edition of the Poem," Joseph McGowan, Univ. of San Diego 3. "The Electronic _Beowulf_," Kevin S. Kiernan, Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington PRACTICE AND IDEAL IN ELECTRONIC SCHOLARLY EDITIONS Session 581 (Thurs., Dec. 29, 3:30-4:45PM, Manchester Ballroom F, Hyatt Regency San Diego) Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions. Presiding: Peter L. Shillingsburg, Mississippi State Univ. 1. "Vellum to Video: The _Piers Plowman_ Electronic Archive," Hoyt Duggan, Univ. of Virginia 2. "Two Contrasting Electronic Editions: _The Collected Voltaire_ and the _Canterbury Tales_," Peter Robinson, Oxford Univ. 3. "Editing Renaissance Electronic Texts," Ian Lancashire, Univ. of Toronto, Saint George Campus 4. "Publishing Electronic Scholarly Editions," John Unsworth, Univ. of Virginia EDITING AND PEDAGOGY Session 626 (Thurs., Dec. 29, 7:15-8:30PM, 10, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the Division on Methods of Literary Research. Presiding: Philip Cohen, Univ. of Texas, Arlington 1. "Teaching Textual Criticism," Michael Groden, Univ. of Western Ontario 2. "Beyond Editing: Textual Ontology, Literary Interpretation, and Pedagogy," David Holdeman, Univ. of North Texas 3. "Editorial Theory for Undergraduates? What Will They Think of Next?" George Bornstein, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor 4. "Future Programs in English Studies: Incorporating Technology in the Pursuit of Text-Knowledge," Susan Lang, Emory Univ. 5. "Textual Scholarship in the Classroom," Philip Cohen CONTRIBUTIONS OF COMPUTER METHODS TO THE STUDY OF LITERATURE Session 723 (Friday, Dec. 30, 10:15-11:30AM, Manchester Room, San Diego Marriott) Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Computer Studies in Language and Literature. Presiding: Paul A. Fortier, Univ. of Manitoba 1. "Computer-Aided Approaches to Prosodic Styles in German Literature," David H. Chisholm, Univ. of Arizona 2. "Computer-Aided Analysis of German Records of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries," Annegret Fiebig, Freie Universitat, Berlin 3. "Statistics and Authorship Attribution," Joseph Rudman, Carnegie Mellon Univ. ELECTRONIC SCHOLARLY EDITIONS Session 736 (Friday, Dec. 30, 10:15-11:30AM, 5B, San Diego Convention Center) Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions. Presiding: Charles B. Faulhaber, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1. "Before the Computer: The Search for Non-linearity," Charles B. Faulhaber 2. "Electronic Critical Editions: How Do People Use Them?" Susan Hockey, Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities 3. "Textual Criticism and the Text-Encoding Initiative," Michael Sperberg-McQueen, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago ---------------------------------------------------------------------