[globaloutlookDH-l] Fwd: [dm-l] Syriac Studies and the Digital Humanities, Rutgers University, March 6, 2014

O'Donnell, Dan daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Wed Feb 18 00:19:01 MST 2015

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Daniel Paul O'Donnell
Department of English
University of Lethbridge

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From: "Michelson, David Allen" <david.a.michelson at Vanderbilt.Edu>
Date: 2015-02-18 00:33 (GMT+01:00)
To: "dm-l, MailList" <dm-l at uleth.ca>
Subject: [dm-l] Syriac Studies and the Digital Humanities, Rutgers University, March 6, 2014

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to let you know of the following symposium of interest to scholars of the medieval middle east: http://www.bethmardutho.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=627

There is no fee for attendance and the program is attached below.


David A. Michelson

Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity
Vanderbilt University


Hugoye Symposium IV: Syriac and the Digital Humanities

March 6, 2014

Hosted by:

Beth Mardutho Research Library, Piscataway, N.J.
Rutgers University Libraries
Rutgers Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literature
Rutgers Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal

Alexander Library, Scholarly Communication Center (4th Floor)

169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901<https://www.google.com/maps/place/169+College+Ave,+Rutgers%E2%80%93New+Brunswick,+New+Brunswick,+NJ+08901/@40.5052221,-74.4524333,17z/data=%213m1%214b1%214m2%213m1%211s0x89c3c7aa9dc78fb7:0xafda785469417534>

 *This event will be live streamed for free, thanks to the support of Rutgers Libraries. Further details on how to access the live stream will be added here.*

Friday, March 6: Public Symposium

10:00 AM      Symposium Opening

First Mawtb? / D?w?n: Syriac Digital Libraries I

10:30 AM      The Syriac Corpus<http://cpart.maxwellinstitute.byu.edu/home/sec/>, Kristian Heal (Brigham Young University)
11:00 AM      eBethArké<http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/projects/ebetharke/>, Grace Agnew & Isaiah Beard (Rutgers University)
11:30 AM      Electronic Critical Editions of Syriac Texts, James Walters (Princeton Theological Seminary)

12:00 PM      Lunch

Second Mawtb? / D?w?n: Syriac Digital Libraries II

1:00 PM      Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity<http://csc.org.il/db/db.aspx?db=SB>, Daniel Salem (The Hebrew University) & Sergey Minov (University of Oxford)
1:30 PM      eKtobe, A Portal for Syriac Manuscripts<http://www.mss-syriaques.org>, Andre Binggeli (CNRS, France)
2:00 PM      vHMML<https://vhmml.wordpress.com>, OLIVER<http://www.hmml.org/oliver.html>, & Reading Room, Columba Stewart (Hill Museum & Manuscript Library)
2:30 PM      Syriaca.org<http://www.bethmardutho.org/syriaca.org>: Linking Data from the Syriac Heritage, David Michelson (Vanderbilt University) & Tony Davis (University of Arkansas, Little Rock)

3:00 PM      Coffee Break

Third Mawtb? / D?w?n: Digital Tools for Historical Research

3:15 PM      The Cult of the Saints, Sergey Minov (University of Oxford)
3:45 PM      Gateway to the Syriac Saints, Jean-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent (Marquette University)
4:15 PM      SPEAR: Syriac Persons Events and Relations, Daniel Schwartz (Texas A&M University)

4:45 PM      Coffee Break

Fourth Mawtb? / D?w?n: Tools for Syriac Digital Philology

5:00 PM      Automatic Dotting of Ruk?kh? and Qush?y? Points, George Kiraz (Beth Mardutho)
5:30 PM      The SEDRA 4 Database<https://sedra.bethmardutho.org/sedra/search>, A Syriac Lexical Resource, James Bennett (Beth Mardutho)
6:00 PM      Prospects for Syriac OCR, James Prather (Abilene Christian University) & George Kiraz (Beth Mardutho)

6:30 PM      Adjourn

7:00 PM      Dinner for Presenters

Saturday, March 7: Private Workshop

A digital workshop for collaborators on Syriaca.org<http://www.bethmardutho.org/syriaca.org> will be held on the day following the Symposium. Interested participants should contact info at syriaca.org<mailto:info at syriaca.org>for further details.

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