December 1, 2008

Registration for DH-JAC2009 has Started.

Registration for the 1st International Symposium on Digital Humanities for Japanese Arts and Cultures (DH-JAC2009) has started.

Registration Period: December 1 (Mon.), 2008 to January 30 (Fri.), 2009

Please click here for more details.

1st International Symposium on Digital Humanities for Japanese
Arts and Cultures (DH-JAC2009)


-Sponsored/organized by: The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Global COE (Center of Excellence) Program “Digital Humanities Center for Japanese Arts and Cultures,” Ritsumeikan University
-Date: February 27 (Fri.) and 28 (Sat.), 2009
-Place: Igakukan Second Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
-Admission (Seating Capacity 300; First come, first served): Admission is free if you register in advance by following the instructions below. *Participation without advanced registration will cost you 1,000 yen.

December 1, 2008

GCOE Seminar in December, 2008

■Vol. 38 : December 12 (Tue.), 2008

1.Aki Ishigami (PD / Japanese Culture Group)
"Survey of Ehon Overseas: The British Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston"

2.Woong Choi (PD / Digital Archiving Technology Group)
"Quantitative Analysis of Iaido Proficiency by Using Motion Capture"

 > More info (※ Japanese only)

■Special Lecture Vol.8 : December 4 (Thu.), 2008 21:00-22:00 (JPT)
※ Accessible only through the Internet. Please note that this seminar will be held at a time different from the regular seminar time.

Cagno Maiko Ota (Archivist, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University)
"The way of archive and prospects on “Barbara Curtis Adachi Bunraku Collection” in C.V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University"

> More info (※ Japanese only)

■Vol.39 : December 9 (Tue.), 2008

1.Chise Saitō (RAⅠ / Japanese Culture Group / D1, Graduate School of Letters, Ritsumeikan Univerasity)
"Trend of the Portal Sites with the Aim of Supporting the Research of Art and Humanities"

2.Kiyofumi Kusui (PD / Japanese Culture Group)
"The Construction and Problems of the Literary Magazine's Database published in Colonial Age of Korea"

> More info (※ Japanese only)

■Vol. 40 : December 16 (Tue.), 2008

John Carpenter (Project Member / Japanese Culture Group / Professor, Kinugasa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University / Reader, SOAS, University of London)
"Calligraphy as an art, Medieval"

> More info (※ Japanese only)

■Special Lecture Vol.9 : December 18 (Thu.), 2008

Gen Takagi (Faculty of Letters, Chiba University) 
Series: Explore the Possibility of DH
"Heaven in the Vase: Solitude of Japanese Literature in the Digital Environment"
> More info (※ Japanese only)

■Vol. 41 : December 23 (Tue.), 2008

1.Manabu Ueda (RAⅡ / Kyoto Culture Group / D4, Graduate School of Letters, Ritsumeikan Univerasity)
"A phase of film exhibitions in Kyoto during the emerging period of moving picture theaters"

2.Shinya Saitō (PD / Web Technology Group)
"Visualization and Interpretation of Narrative Information using Stratum Modeling"

> More info (※ Japanese only)

TIME : 18:00~19:30
PLACE : 【Kinugasa campus(KIC), Ritsumeikan University】 Art Research Center
【Biwako Kusatsu campus(BKC), Ritsumeikan University】 The Internet (Power Live)

※Participation through the Internet (PowerLive) is available. If you wish to do so, please contact Nishikawa at: nyoshi■fc.ritsumei.ac.jp (please replace ■ with @).

※ Handouts will be available from the afternoon of the day of the seminar at the following website (for a limited time only).
 http://www.arc.ritsumei.ac.jp/dhjac/ppt/haihusiryo-index.html (※ Japanese only)