March 2014 Coptic SCRIPTORIUM Release notes

Coptic SCRIPTORIUM is pleased to announce a new release of data and an update on our project.  Please visit our site at coptic.pacific.edu (backup at www.carrieschroeder.com/scriptorium). We’ve released several new corpora: -two fragments of Shenoute’s Acephelous Work #22 (aka A22, from Canons Vol. 3) -two letters of Besa (to Aphthonia and to Thieving Nuns) -chapters […]

January 2014 Coptic SCRIPTORIUM release notes

We’ve released some additional TEI XML files for our SCRIPTORIUM corpora at http://coptic.pacific.edu (backup site http://www.carrieschroeder.com/scriptorium). All the TEI files have been lightly annotated with linguistic annotations. The metadata has been updated to provide more information about the repositories and manuscript fragments. There are now TEI downloads for every file in our public ANNIS database. […]

SBL presentation on Digital Technologies to find and study biblical references in Coptic literature

The slides from my 2013 Society of Biblical Literature presentation are now available on Academia.edu and are referenced on Coptic SCRIPTORIUM’s Zotero Group Library page. Searching for Scripture: Digital Tools for Detecting and Studying the Re-use of Biblical Texts in Coptic Literature (Caroline T. Schroeder, Amir Zeldes) Abstract Some of our most important biblical manuscripts […]

New grant funded for Coptic digital studies

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has approved Dr. Amir Zeldes’ (Humboldt University) proposal for a young researcher group on Digital Humanities at HU Berlin, starting early next year. The project is called KOMeT (Korpuslinguistische Methoden für eHumanities mit TEI), and aims to apply corpus linguistics methods to ancient texts encoded in […]

About Coptic SCRIPTORIUM

Caroline T. Schroeder (University of the Pacific) and Amir Zeldes (Humboldt University) launched a new, collaborative digital project in Spring 2013. Coptic SCRIPTORIUM (Sahidic Corpus Research: Internet Platform for Interdisciplinary multilayer Methods) is an interdisciplinary platform for search and computational research in texts in the Coptic language, particularly the Sahidic dialect. Coptic, having evolved from […]

The end of Digiwrimo

It’s November 30, 11:30 pm, the end of Digital Writing month.  By my own criteria, I didn’t make it to 50,000 words.  I’m at 46k.  Between my SBL presentation, website, grantwriting, Twitter, Facebook, and other digital writing, I’m just shy.  I’m sure if I added in all my email in November, I’d hit 50k, which […]