The Coptic SCRIPTORIUM project is pleased to announce that we have been awarded two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. A grant from the Office of Digital Humanities will support tools and technology for the study of Coptic language and literature in a digital and computational environment. A grant from the Division of […]
Republished courtesy Orientalist Today Lost Egyptian Text found in Ohio Attic 1 April 2014, Orientalist Today Columbus natives Joe and Julia Needler were shocked to learn that the “souvenirs” they discovered a decade ago in their attic were actually Egyptian antiquities. Among the treasures was a fragment of a valuable — and potentially controversial — […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 23, 2013: Coptic SCRIPTORIUM has a new release! We have released some new material on the Coptic SCRIPTORIUM site, including: ⁃ new Coptic sayings from the Apophthegmata Patrum in the AP corpus ⁃ more linguistic annotations in the TEI XML download files ⁃ more finely grained bibliographic annotations in the TEI XML download files […]
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 […]
I’ve added a link to a video describing the Coptic Scriptorium project.
On May 14, 2013, a number of scholars working on digital humanities projects in Coptic gathered to discuss our work, standards across the field, and possible collaborations. The University of the Pacific and the Institute for German Language and Linguistics jointly hosted the event. Overall the meeting was very fruitful, with many attendees expressing a […]
I’m blogging about Day of Digital Humanities over at the DayofDH site. DigiWriMo is long over, but Day of DH is in the same spirit, so I’m tacking this on to my DigiWriMo feed. Lots of stuff about scholarship and teaching going on over there.
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 […]