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WWP Seminars: Scholarly Text Encoding

Brown University’s Women Writers Project (WWP) received a grant from the NEH Institutes in Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities to support a series of 6 advanced seminars on special topics in scholarly text encoding between July 2009 and June 2011.

Travel funding is available of up to $500 per participant. For information, contact WWP@brown.edu.

WWP Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities: Scholarly Text Encoding..

  • Manuscript encoding: These workshops will focus on the detailed challenges of encoding manuscript materials, including editorial, transcriptional, and interpretive issues and the methods of representing these in TEI markup.
  • Contextual information: These workshops will focus on TEI methods for formalizing and representing information about context: named entities such as people and places, thematic analysis and keywords, text classification, glossaries and annotations.

Here’s the remaining seminar schedule with application/notification dates:

Brown University
April 8-10, 2010
Hosted by the Center for Digital Scholarship
This workshop will focus on the encoding of contextual information.
Application deadline: November 1, 2009
Applicants will be notified by December 1.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
July 2010 (precise date and deadlines TBA)
Hosted by the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
This workshop will focus on the encoding of manuscript materials.

University at Buffalo
October 2010 (precise date and deadlines TBA)
Hosted by the Digital Humanities Initiative at Buffalo
This workshop will focus on the encoding of manuscript materials.

University of Maryland
January 2011 (precise date and deadlines TBA)
Hosted by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
This workshop will focus on the encoding of contextual information.

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