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Sign Up For NEH-Funded Advanced Text Encoding Seminars

August 3, 2009 | By Brett Bobley

With funding from the NEH program Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Brown University’s Women Writers Project is presenting a series of training seminars in text encoding using TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) markup. The seminars are “…intended to provide a more in-depth look at specific encoding problems and topics for people who are already involved in a text encoding project or are in the process of planning one. Each event will include a mix of presentations, discussion, case studies using participants' projects, hands-on practice, and individual consultation.”

The full seminar schedule is as follows:

University of California, Santa Barbara
Hosted by the English Broadside Ballad Archive and the Transliteracies Project September 14-16, 2009 This seminar is now full.

University of Maryland, College Park
Hosted by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities January 20-22, 2010 This workshop will focus on the encoding of manuscript materials.
Application deadline (extended): August 10, 2009 Applicants will be notified by September 1.

Brown University
Hosted by the Center for Digital Scholarship April 8-10, 2010 This workshop will focus on the encoding of contextual information.
Application deadline: November 1, 2009
Applicants will be notified by December 1.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Hosted by the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities July 2010 (precise date and deadlines TBA) This workshop will focus on the encoding of manuscript materials.

University at Buffalo
Hosted by the Digital Humanities Initiative at Buffalo October 2010 (precise date and deadlines TBA) This workshop will focus on the encoding of manuscript materials.

University of Maryland
January 2011 (precise date and deadlines TBA) This workshop will focus on the encoding of contextual information.

Travel funding is available of up to $500 per participant.

For more information and to apply, please visit:
http://www.wwp.brown.edu/encoding/seminars/