The Schedule for the Digital Orientalist’s Virtual Workshop and Conference 2021

Today we are happy to announce the schedule for the Digital Orientalist’s Virtual Workshop and Conference 2021, which will be held across two sessions on June 26, 2021. Attending the conference is free, but in order to receive a link and password for the Zoom session please register here.

All times in the schedule are given in Universal Coordinated Time +1 (UTC+1, alternatively known as British Summer Time, BST) in the first instance and are followed by Pacific Daylight Time (in blue), Eastern Daylight Time (in green) and Hong Kong Time (in red) in parentheses. You can also use a time converter to convert the times in the schedule to your local timezone.


The Schedule

Session 1

Opening Remarks

James Morris

07:50-08:00 UTC+1 (11:50-00:00 PDT, 02:50-03:00 EDT, 14:50–15:00 HKT)


Fully Automated Human Touch

Matt Cornell and Merinda Davies

08:00-08:25 UTC+1 (00:00-00:25 PDT, 03:00-03:25 EDT, 15:00–15:25 HKT)


Keynote Presentation 1

Jing Chen

08:25-08:50 UTC+1 (00:25-00:50 PDT, 03:25-03:50 EDT, 15:25–15:50 HKT)


Lexeme-based computational dating approaches for Literary Chinese Texts

Tilman Schalmey

08:50-09:20 UTC+1 (00:50-01:20 PDT, 03:50-04:20 EDT, 15:50–16:20 HKT)


Text Mining with ctext.org’s Text Tools

Donald Sturgeon

09:20-09:45 UTC+1 (01:20-01:45 PDT, 04:20-04:45 EDT, 16:20–16:45 HKT)


Keynote Presentation 2: Software Use in AnonymClassic

Mahmoud Kozae

09:45-10:10 UTC+1 (01:45-02:10 PDT, 04:45-05:10 EDT, 16:45–17:10 HKT)


Wrapping Up and Final Questions for Session 1

10:10-10:30 UTC+1 (02:10-02:30 PDT, 05:10-05:30 EDT, 17:10–17:30 HKT)


Session 2

Opening of the Second Session

Maddalena Poli

13:10-13:15 UTC+1 (05:10-05:15 PDT, 08:10-08:15 EDT, 20:10–20:15 HKT)


Keynote Presentation 3: Digital Humanities in Japanese Studies: State of the Field

Paula R. Curtis

13:15-13:40 UTC+1 (05:15-05:40 PDT, 08:15-08:40 EDT, 20:15–20:40 HKT)


Computational Methods to Reconstruct Fragmentary Manuscripts

James M. Tucker

13:40-14:05 UTC+1 (05:40-06:05 PDT, 08:40-09:05 EDT, 20:40–21:05 HKT) 


Keynote Presentation 4: The Qing Emperor’s Hindustan Jades: IIIF, QGIS, and Leaflet as Tools for Digital Art History

Kristina Kleutghen

14:05-14:30 UTC+1 (06:05-06:30 PDT, 09:05-09:30 EDT, 21:05–21:30 HKT) 


Navigating Digital Collections on Chinese Studies Using New ArcGIS Tools

Yan He, Sophie Muro, Ann James, and Ka Hang Ngau

14:30-14:55 UTC+1 (06:30-06:55 PDT, 09:30-09:55 EDT, 21:30–21:55 HKT) 


LDA Topic Modeling in Sanskrit with ToPān and Metallō

Tyler Neill

15:00-15:25 UTC+1 (07:00-07:25 PDT, 10:00-10:25 EDT, 22:00–22:25 HKT) 


Coffee Break 


“Meow” is Just Another Name For “Cat”

Jennifer Ball and Xu Chao

16:00-16:25 UTC+1 (08:00-08:25 PDT, 11:00-11:25 EDT, 23:00–23:25 HKT)


On the Technology of the Sublime in Modern Chinese Narratives

Maciej Kurzynski

16:25-16:50 UTC+1 (08:25-08:50 PDT, 11:25-11:50 EDT, 23:25–23:50 HKT)


Keynote Presentation 5: The Database of Religious History — Browsing and Visualizing the World’s Religions

M. Willis Monroe and Matthew Hamm

16:50-17:15 UTC+1 (08:50-09:15 PDT, 11:50-12:15 EDT, 23:50–00:15 HKT)


Happy Willows and Sad Rivers: Sentiment Analysis of Classical Chinese Tang Poetry

Andrew Gao

17:15-17:40 UTC+1 (09:15-09:40 PDT, 12:15-12:40 EDT, 00:15–00:40 HKT)


Concluding Remarks and Final Questions for Session 2

L. W. Cornelis van Lit

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