Just in case there is anyone who is not so interested that they want to regularly check the blog (or subscribe to it ), or don’t want all the minutiae that the blog attracts (like this). … The list is called circusarchive-ann, it’s address is email@example.com and its webpage is at https://groups.google.com/group/circusarchive-ann where you can ask to join, as well as see the archives.
See this: a somewhat out-of-date but interestingly eclectic annotated bibliography of research books and papers on circus from an American organisation called Simply Circus. I came across it in a search because it refers to our colleague, Jane Mullett’s 2005 PhD thesis from La Trobe University: “Circus Alternatives: the rise of new circus in Australia, the United States, Canada and… Read more →
These are my links for February 8th through February 14th: Digital Curation and Preservation Bibliography – As the title says, a bibliography of resources and references about digital curation and preservation. stunlaw – Research blog by David M. Berry on 'politics, arts and technology'. High end commentary, with posts that are more essayist that blogist. 4Humanities – This is an… Read more →
Straight email dump: From: Daniel Pitti Subject: Public release of IATH’s Social Networks and Archival Context Project I hope some of you will be interested in the early research and development results of the Social Networks and Archival Context project. … Direct access to the prototype system and a detailed description of project work to date may be found at http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/prototype.html Additional information about the SNAC Project may be found at http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/ Please feel free to share this information with colleagues who may be interested.
An ‘impact calculator’ which is actually a complex Excel spreadsheet, that “can be used to demonstrate the impact of records and information management by quantifying the tangible benefits or efficiency gains that can be derived from it.” Not related to this project, except as an example of what happens at the blurry edges of archival practice sliding in to the dark waters of (threatening violin) records and information management.
Expressions of interest sought by Monday Feb 28, 2011 for a Computer Science PhD scholarship on The Circus Oz Living Archive project
In 2011 it is being jointly hosted by colleges across London and will be an invaluable opportunity for participants to visit this active hub of digital scholarship and practice.
…Finally, the symposium will conclude with an unconference; a participatory, collaborative, and informal event in which the form and content is decided on by participants as it unfolds and in which discussion and production is emphasised over presentation and analysis.
Call for Presentations, Workshops, Papers International Performing Arts Conferences in AUSTRIA 2011 The conferences are open to performers, performing arts educators and teachers from all over the world representing various art genres, techniques and forms – theatre, dance, music, circus, visual and multimedia art, interested in the research of topical questions and processes in contemporary performing arts education and training. … Submission Guidelines & Registration: May 20 – 24: http://www.iugte.com/projects/register.php August 25 – 29: http://www.iugte.com/projects/reg.php December 17 – 21: http://www.iugte.com/projects/registration.php Speakers/Presenters of the past conferences: http://www.iugte.com/projects/presentations.php Photo gallery of the past events: http://www.iugte.com/archive.php
And Google or someone will do something to let you know that what you’re doing needs to be, well, clever, to matter. … Choose a gallery, choose a painting, zoom.
These are my links for November 22nd through February 2nd: It\’s a memory thing – Tales of Things – VicHealth – Social Connection – Social Connection Digital Resources in the Humanities and Arts Conference 2011 – The University of Nottingham – 2011 iteration of the British Digital Resources in Humanities conferences. Well worth participating in. This one appears be in… Read more →