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2 NEH Grants to support Coptic SCRIPTORIUM

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 […]

New White Monastery Text Discovered!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SCRIPTORIUM September 2013 release

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 […]

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 […]

Coptic Scriptorium Introductory Video Available

I’ve added a link to a video describing the Coptic Scriptorium project.

Workshop on Digital Scholarship in Coptic: Report

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 […]

Day of Digital Humanities 2013

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 […]

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 […]