This is a one-day workshop on January 3, 2018. There will be a follow-up discussion and happy hour for participants on January 4.  Attendance on Thursday is welcome, but not mandatory.

Subject to change.

January 3, 2018

Presented by the Forum for Classics, Libraries and Scholarly Communication of the Society for Classical Studies.


9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Coffee and light refreshments

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Deconstructing the Purpose

Open Greek and Latin project (OGL) overview and partnerships – Greg Crane, University of Leipzig and Tufts University

First Thousand Years of Greek – Lenny Muellner, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Creating Digital Humanists

Interns and Digital Publication – Lenny Muellner, Angelia Hanhardt, Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS), Harvard

Interns and the Curricula – Lucie Stylianopoulos, Katelin Mikos, University of Virginia; Chiara Palladino, University of Leipzig

Becoming a Digital Humanist in Graduate School – Patrick Burns, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW-NYU)

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Teamwork, Deconstructed

These presentations will walk the participants through the First Thousand Years of Greek process, introducing them to the editing work and environment for the afternoon practicum.

Bibliographies, Metadata, and Schemata – Alison Babeu, Tufts University

Greek OCR and the LACE tool – Bruce Robertson, Mount Allison University

CTS and EpiDoc, CapiTainS Environment – TBA

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch


Greek and Latin Unleashed: Break-out sessions & Hands-on editing

Participants will work with a member of the worksop team to edit selected texts in the First Thousand Years of Greek process including correcting OCR results, accessing the GitHub repository, and editing XML texts in Oxygen.

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.  GitHub setup for hands-on editing – Patrick Burns (ISAW-NYU)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Introduction to modules 

   Editing in the First 1K Greek – Lenny Muellner and Angelia Hanhardt, CHS

   Correcting OCR – Bruce Robertson, Mount Allison University

   Text Alignment – Chiara Palladino, University of Leipzig

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Pick a module – breakout sessions (choose one)

   Editing in the First Thousand Years of Greek – led by Lenny Muellner

   Correcting OCR – led by Bruce Robertson

   Text Alignment – led by Chiara Palladino

4:30 p.m. Wrap Up

Participants will present their results and assess the scalability of the project as a “citizen-science” approach to digital humanities.