CFP: TEI 2012 (Wed 11-07 to Sat 11-10 @ TAMU)
- Call for papers and proposals
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TEI and the C(r|l)o(w|u)d
2012 Annual Conference and Members¹ Meeting of the TEI Consortium
Texas A&M University, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
* Deadline for submissions: May 15, 2012
* Meeting dates: Wed 7 November to Sat 10 November, 2011
* Workshop dates: Mon 5 November to Wed 7 November, 2012 (see separate call)
The Programme Committee of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Text
Encoding Initiative (TEI - http://www.tei-c.org/) Consortium invites
individual paper proposals, panel sessions, poster sessions, and tool
demonstrations particularly, but not exclusively, on digital texts,
scholarly editing or any topic that applies TEI to its research.
Topics might include but are not restricted to:
- TEI and Google Books
- Handicraft vs. Large Scale Digitization: a False Dichotomy?
- TEI and massive digital collections
- TEI and Recording Document Corrections
- TEI and 'Dirty' OCR
- TEI Schemas and Document Publication History
- Text vs. Document: Can the TEI semantics express both?
- TEI and text corpora
- The relation between representation (encoded text) and presentation
- TEI encoded data in the context of quantitative text analysis
- Integrating the TEI with other technologies and standards
- TEI as metadata standard
- TEI as interchange format: sharing, mapping, and migrating data (in
particular in relation to other formats or software environments)
In addition, we are seeking proposals for 5 minute micropaper
presentations focused on experiences with the TEI guidelines gained
from running projects and discussing one specific feature.
Individual paper presentations will be allocated 30 minutes: 20
minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions & answers.
Panel sessions will be allocated 1.5 hours and may be of varied
* three paper-panels: 3 papers on the same or related topics
* round table discussion: 5-8 presenters on a single theme. Ample
time should be left for questions & answers after brief optional
Posters (including tool demonstrations) will be presented during the
poster session. The local organizer will provide flip charts and
tables for poster session/tool demonstration presenters, along with
wireless internet access. Each poster presenter is expected to
participate in a slam immediately preceding the poster session.
Micropapers will be allocated 5 minutes.
All proposals should be submitted via conftool, the availability of which
will be announced shortly. Please submit your proposals by May 15, 2012.
If you don¹t have already one, you will need to create an account (i.e.,
username and password) in order to file a submission. For each submission,
you may upload files to the system after you have completed filling out
demographic data and the abstract.
* Individual paper or poster proposals (including tool
demonstrations): Supporting materials (including graphics,
multimedia, etc., or even a copy of the complete paper) may be
uploaded after the initial abstract is submitted. Submission
should be made in the form of an abstract of 750-1500 words (plus
* Micropaper: The procedure is the same as for an individual paper,
however the abstract should be no more than 500 words. Please be
sure the abstract mentions the TEI feature to be presented!
* Panel sessions (three paper panels): The panel organizer submits
a proposal for the entire session, containing a 500-word
introduction explaining the overarching theme and rationale for
the inclusion of the papers, together with a 750-1500 words
section for each panel member.
* Panel sessions (round table discussion): The panel organizer
submits a proposal of 750-1500 words describing the rationale for
the discussion and includes the list of panelists. Panelists need
to be contacted by the panel organizer and have expressed their
willingness in participation before submission.
All proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and selected
Those interested in holding working paper sessions outside the
meeting session tracks should contact the meeting organizers at
meeting@... to schedule a room.
Please send queries to meeting@....
Conference submissions will be considered for conference proceedings,
edited as a special issue of the Journal of the Text Encoding
Initiative. Further details on the submission process will be
For the International Programme Committee,
Elena Pierazzo (programme committee chair)