11/23/14 SBL Panel “Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies”

Syriaca.org editors Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David Michelson will present at the Society of Biblical Literature in San Diego, California on 11/23/14 as part of the panel “Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies” Their talk will be entitled “Using Linked Open Data to Explore Manuscript Collections: A Case Study from Syriaca.org”. For those following…

Posted by on November 11, 2014 in Digital Humanities, LAWDI Linked Open Data, public presentations, TEI XML

9/16/14 National States Geographic Information Council Annual Meeting

In September, Anthony Davis, a Ph.D. student at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, and a Syriaca.org research assistant, introduced Syriaca.org to state Geographic Information Officers from around the country in his presentation, “Geographic Texts: Using Machine Reading to Markup Geographic References in Texts” at the National States Geographic Information Council 2014 Annual Conference in…

Posted by on September 19, 2014 in Conference, eXist-DB, public presentations, Syriac Gazetteer, TEI XML

6/9-6/20/2014 Syriaca.org Developers Participate in the NEH Xquery Summer Institute

Syriaca.org is excited to be one of the projects featured as a sample project at http://xqueryinstitute.org/. Senior programmer Winona Salesky and general editor David Michelson are both serving as institute faculty. Syriaca.org is built using the XQue…

Posted by on June 18, 2014 in Digital Humanities, eXist-DB, grants & awards, TEI XML