Author Archives: Gregory Crane

Where did faculty in US Classics Departments with top-ranked graduate programs get their own PhDs?

ShareTweet Gregory Crane gcrane2008@gmail.com Leipzig and Tufts Universities Maryam Foradi maryam.foradi@uni-leipzig.de Leipzig University June 11, 2015 Abstract: As part of another study, we analyzed websites for the ten US graduate programs in Classics most highly rated at http://www.phds.org/rankings/classics. These ten … Continue reading

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The Big Humanities, National Identity and the Digital Humanities in Germany

ShareTweet Gregory Crane June 8, 2015 Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities Universität Leipzig (Germany) Professor of Classics Winnick Family Chair of Technology and Entrepreneurship Tufts University (USA) Summary Alexander von Humboldt Professors are formally and explicitly “expected to … Continue reading

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Seven reasons why we need an independent Digital Humanities

ShareTweet [Full draft available as a Google Doc — tinyurl] Gregory Crane [DRAFT as of April 28, 2015] Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities Department of Computer Science Leipzig University Professor of Classics Winnick Family Chair of Technology and … Continue reading

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Getting to open data for Classical Greek and Latin: breaking old habits and undoing the damage — a call for comment!

ShareTweet Gregory Crane Professor of Classics and Winnick Family Chair of Technology and Entrepreneurship Tufts University Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities Open Access Officer University of Leipzig March 4, 2015 Philologists must for at least two reasons open … Continue reading

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A Tenure Track Job in the US, Anti-Islamification Demonstrations in Germany, and the Redefinition of Classics

ShareTweet Gregory Crane Professor of Classics and Winnick Family Professor of Entrepreneurship Tufts University Alexander von Humboldt Professor University of Leipzig January 19, 2015 In the city of Medford, within sight of the Boston skyline, the Department of Classics at … Continue reading

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Perseus Open Publication Series

ShareTweet October 2, 2014 University of Leipzig, Germany Tufts University, USA Initial Call for Contributions: Greek and Latin Editions Modern Language Translations Commentaries Contributions to the Ancient Greek and Latin Dependency Treebanks. The Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University and … Continue reading

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Opening up Classics and the Humanities: Computation, the Homer Multitext Project and Citizen Science

ShareTweet This paper is based upon discussions, especially with Manfred Thaller, at the 2014 Schloss Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Humanities. Abstract: Increasingly powerful computational methods are important for humanists not simply because they make it possible to ask new research … Continue reading

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