Simply put, CTS URNs are unique identifiers that make it possible to retrieve a specific passage of text from a database. In this blog post we’ll take a closer look at how CTS URNs work, and why they are so important to building the digital Classics library of the future. Continue reading
Author Archives: Lisa M. Cerrato
I am writing to report that the Perseus Digital Library had the honor of receiving support for an NEH Digital Humanities Level 3 Project: “Beyond Translation — new possibilities for reading in a digital age.” While this is just one project with limited funding, it reflects a larger potential shift for the study of Ancient Greek and other languages. When I began my career as a graduate student, more than a generation ago, specialists in languages such as Ancient Greek could only direct full scholarship at other specialists. Now, however, we are in a position to frame our understanding of such languages in a form that makes sources immediately accessible to non-specialists. From my perspective, this reflects a fundamental shift in the audience and the realizable goals for those of us privileged to earn a living as specialists on earlier languages from the human record. Continue reading
ShareTweet Call for applications: Digital Editions in Practice, A Two-Day Workshop The Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University will host a two-day workshop that provides an overview of a sample, practical digital editions creation workflow. This will feature both an … Continue reading
The Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University invites applications to “Digital Editions, Digital Corpora, and new Possibilities for the Humanities in the Academy and Beyond” a two-week NEH Institute for Advanced Technology in the Digital Humanities (July 16-27, 2018). This institute will provide participants the opportunity to spend two intensive weeks learning about a range of advanced new methods for annotating textual sources including but not limited to Canonical Text Service Protocols, linguistic and other forms of textual annotation and named entity analysis. By the end of the institute, participants will have concrete experience applying all of these techniques not just to provided texts and corpora but to their own source material as well. Continue reading
“Deconstructing the Open Greek and Latin Project: The First Thousand Years of Greek”
An AIA-SCS Pre-Meeting Workshop, presented in coordination with the SCS
January 3, 2018, 9:00 to 5:00, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Interested in open access, the digital humanities, or conducting digital scholarship in your research and/or teaching? Aren’t sure what these topics have to do with classics or archaeology, or even how to get started? Then, please consider joining us next January 3 at the AIA-SCS pre-meeting workshop “Deconstructing the Open Greek and Latin Project”!
The Alexander von Humboldt Chair for Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig, Germany, will host an “Open Conference on Digital Infrastructures for Global Philology” from February 20-23, 2017 at the University of Leipzig. The purpose of this conference is to bring together members of the larger scholarly community, both within and outside of Germany with a focu Continue reading
ShareTweet We are pleased to announce the Digital Tools for Premodern Studies program at Tufts University. Applications being accepted now. http://asegrad.tufts.edu/academics/explore-graduate-programs/digital-humanities
ShareTweet The Perseus Digital Library is interested in hearing from you. Whether you are a long-time Perseus user or a new visitor, we want to know your story. We know our audience is using Perseus in many interesting and unusual … Continue reading
ShareTweet The Perseus Digital Library, the Tufts Department of Classics, and the Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities have organized an open research series of roundtable talks to be held on campus at Tufts and hosted online. For more information, see the … Continue reading
ShareTweet We at Perseus would like to alert you to the Indiegogo campaign for Alpheios. This is an effort we strongly support. Please help, if you can.