3/6/15 Hugoye Symposium IV: Syriac and the Digital Humanities

Posted by on Thursday, February 26, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Syriaca.org is pleased to be a co-sponsor of Hugoye Symposium IV: Syriac and the Digital Humanities which will be held on 3/6/15 at Rutgers University.

The symposium will feature thirteen presentations by scholars working in varied aspects of Syriac studies including corpus linguistics, digital libraries, manuscript cataloging, and prosopographical research. An online program is here: http://bethmardutho.org/index.php/component/content/article/627.html

The symposium will be streamed online for those not able to attend in person and online audience questions accepted via twitter to @bethmardutho with the hashtag #syrdh.

A small workshop for scholars interested in collaborating with Syriaca.org will be held on the day following the symposium (3/7). Any interested participants are invited to contact info@syriaca.org to join the workshop.

The symposium on 3/6 and the workshop on 3/7 are co-sponsored 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; and Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal, Vanderbilt University.

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