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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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The road to Perseus 5 – why we need infrastructure for the digital humanities

ShareTweet Bridget Almas Tufts University For the last few years we have been laboring to bring the Perseus Digital Library into the next generation of digital environments, freeing the data it offers for others to easily use, reuse, and improve … 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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Sunoikisis DC 2015

ShareTweet Sunoikisis is a successful national consortium of Classics programs developed by the Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies. The goal is to extend Sunoikisis to a global audience and contribute to it with an international consortium of Digital Classics programs (Sunoikisis DC). Sunoikisis … 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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Samuel H. Kress Foundation grant awarded to Perseids for the Digital Milliet

ShareTweet The Perseids team is delighted to announce a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation (http://www.kressfoundation.org/) for the Digital Milliet. The Samuel H. Kress Foundation devotes its resources to advancing the history, conservation, and enjoyment of the vast heritage of European art, architecture, … Continue reading

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