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8/13/2019 William L. Potter Workshop on TEI for Critical Editions @VU 2019 Digital Humanities Bootcamp

Syriaca.org Research Assistant William L. Potter led a workshop on the use of TEI XML for constructing digital critical editions of texts during Vanderbilt University’s 2019 Digital Humanities Bootcamp.

Posted by on August 13, 2019 in Uncategorized, , , , ,


Gibson-DCSB 2017s

01/24/2017 “Toward a Cyberinfrastructure for Syriac Literature” @Digital Classicist Berlin

Dr. Nathan P. Gibson, co-editor of Syriaca.org’s New Handbook of Syriac Literature, will present a paper titled “Toward a Cyberinfrastructure for Syriac Literature: Mapping a Text Corpus using TEI and RDF” at the Digital Classicist Berlin seminar on January 24, 2017. Abstract A few years ago, scholars of Greek and Latin literature called for a…

Posted by on January 23, 2017 in Uncategorized, , ,


Poster: “Modeling a Body of Literature in TEI” @TEI Conference & Members’ Meeting 2016

9/29/2016 “Modeling a Body of Literature in TEI” @TEI Conference & Members’ Meeting

Syriaca.org editor Dr. Nathan P. Gibson will present a poster coauthored with Prof. David A. Michelson, “Modeling a Body of Literature in TEI: The New Handbook of Syriac Literature”, at the TEI Conference & Members’ Meeting in Vienna, Austria on September 29, 2016. The poster and poster text, not including the schema and commentary, is…

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized, , , , ,


8/20/2016 “Syriac Persons, Events, and Relations (SPEAR)” @Symposium Syriacum XII, Pontificio Instituto Orientale

Syriaca.org editor Prof. Daniel L. Schwartz will present a paper, “Syriac Persons, Events, and Relations (SPEAR)”, at the Symposium Syriacum XII, held at the Pontificio Instituto Orientale in Rome, Italy on August 20, 2016. The abstract for the paper is below: Recent prosopographical work within the fields of Late Antique, Byzantine, and Anglo-Saxon studies have…

Posted by on August 20, 2016 in Uncategorized, , ,


8/20/2016 “The New Handbook of Syriac Literature: Bringing Syriac Literature into the Digital Landscape” @Symposium Syriacum XII, Pontificio Instituto Orientale

Syriaca.org editor Dr. Nathan Gibson will present a paper, “Syriaca.org: Frameworks for Digital Research in Syriac Studies”, at the Symposium Syriacum XII, held at the Pontificio Instituto Orientale in Rome, Italy on August 20, 2016. The abstract for the paper is below: For generations, Syriac scholars have relied on literature histories (such as Baumstark’s) and…

Posted by on August 20, 2016 in Uncategorized, , ,


8/20/2016 “Syriaca.org: Frameworks for Digital Research in Syriac Studies” @Symposium Syriacum XII, Pontificio Instituto Orientale

Syriaca.org editor Prof. David A. Michelson will present a paper, “Syriaca.org: Frameworks for Digital Research in Syriac Studies”, at the Symposium Syriacum XII, held at the Pontificio Instituto Orientale in Rome, Italy on August 20, 2016. The abstract for the paper is below: Syriaca.org is a set of digital tools and reference resources designed to…

Posted by on August 20, 2016 in Uncategorized, , ,


8/19/2016 “Prologues in Syriac Hagiographies” @Symposium Syriacum XII, Pontificio Instituto Orientale

Syriaca.org editor Prof. Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent will present a paper, “Prologues in Syriac Hagiographies”, at the Symposium Syriacum XII, held at the Pontificio Instituto Orientale in Rome, Italy on August 19, 2016. The paper draws on research in Syriac hagiographical prologues undertaken using Syriaca.org’s newly published Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca Electronica of which she is an…

Posted by on August 19, 2016 in Uncategorized, , ,


6/20/2016 “A Guide to Syriaca.org Reference Tools and Desiderata for Central and East Asia” 5th International Conference on the Church of the East in China and Central Asia @ Universiẗät Salzburg

Syriaca.org editor Nathan Gibson will present “A Guide to Syriaca.org Reference Tools and Desiderata for Central and East Asia” at the 5th International Conference on the Church of the East in China and Central Asia: June 19-22, 2016, Universität Salzburg (Austria). Persons, places, and hagiographic works relevant to Central and East Asia may be found…

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Uncategorized, , ,


11/18/2015 “Lightning Talk” Digital Humanities Working Group, Texas A&M University

Syriaca.org director, Dr. Daniel L. Schwartz gave a lightning talk on Syriaca.org to the Digital Humanities Working Group, part of the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University. The meeting included presentations on ten additional Digital Humanities projects at Texas A&M University.

Posted by on November 19, 2015 in Uncategorized, ,


11/13/2015 “New Digital Tools” @Vladimir State University / “Новые цифровые средства для исследования средневекового Ближнего Востока” @Владимирский государственный университет

On November 13, 2015, Syriaca.org general editor Dr. David A. Michelson and director Daniel L. Schwartz presented in absentia a paper titled “Syriaca.org: New Digital Tools for the Study of the Medieval Middle East” at the International Conference on Scholarship and Practice: Russia and the Historical Experience of World Civilizations, Vladimir State University, Vladimir, Russia….

Posted by on November 13, 2015 in Uncategorized, , ,


8/10/2015 “Encoding Western and Non-Western Names for Ancient Syriac Authors” Short Talk at #balisage #culturalHeritage

On August 10, 2015, Syriaca.org team members Nathan Gibson and Winona Salesky will be presenting a short talk, coauthored with David Michelson, at the Balisage Pre-Conference Symposium on Cultural Heritage Markup in Bethesda, MD. (See details in the full program here.) The theme of the symposium is “using markup to preserve, understand, and disseminate cultural…

Posted by on August 5, 2015 in Uncategorized, , , , ,


6/24/2015 “Syriac Studies and Digital Research” Panel at #NASS7

Syriaca.org editors will be presenting on their work in the digital humanities in sessions at the 2015 North American Syriac Symposium held June 21-24, 2015 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Details are here  and here. On Wednesday, June 24 from 9:00-10:30 AM, these same scholars will be participating in a panel…

Posted by on June 19, 2015 in Uncategorized, , , , , ,


6/18/15 Syriaca.org Featured in Presentation at ATLA 2015 Conference

A discussion on the important role of librarians in collaboration on Syriaca.org was part of a presentation given by Vanderbilt University library staff as part of “Mining the Information Landscape” the 2015 annual meeting of the American Theological Library Association held June 17-20, 2015 in Denver Colorado. The presentation, “Doing Digital Humanities in Theological Libraries,”…

Posted by on June 18, 2015 in Uncategorized, , , , ,


11/24/14 AAR/SBL Panel on “Eastern Christian Spirituality: Perspectives on Ecology, Nature, the Body, and States of the Soul”

Syriaca.org editor David Michelson will present a paper on 11/24/14 at the American Academy of Religion meeting in San Diego, California. The title of the paper is “The Syriac Gazetteer (www.syriaca.org/geo): A New Reference Work for the Geographic Environment of Middle Eastern Christianity”. For those following the talk live, here is a list of the…

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in Uncategorized, ,


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 12, 2014 in Uncategorized, , , ,


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 20, 2014 in Uncategorized, , , , ,


5/23/2014 Syriaca.org Editors Present Panel at North American Patristics Society

Three of the Syraica.org editors will participate in a panel “Introducing Syriaca.org: New Online Tools for the Study of Syriac Christianity” as part of the 2014 annual meeting of the North American Patristics Society in Chicago, Illinois. A copy of the handout from the presentation is here: NAPS2014SyriacaorgHandout The full program is here: http://patristics.org/annual-meeting/program/ May…

Posted by on April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized, ,


5/16/2014 David Michelson and Syriaca.org Graduate Assistants present “Finding Colophons in Syriaca.org: Exploring the TEI Encoding Model” at the 2014 Hugoye Symposium (Rutgers University)

On 5/16/2014 David Michelson and Syriaca.org Graduate Assistants Justin Arnwine and Anthony Davis will present a paper “Finding Colophons in Syriaca.org: Exploring the TEI Encoding Model” at the 2014 Hugoye Symposium (Rutgers University). The full program is at http://www.bethmardutho.org/index.php/hugoye/hugoye-conference.html A handout for the presentation can be found here: Handout for Hugoye Symposium III Colophons in…

Posted by on April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized, ,


3/30-4/1/2104 Syriaca.org Editors Participate in a Workshop on Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies

Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies: Data and Relations in Greco-Roman Names (SNAP:DRGN) is a collaborative Digital Humanities project to address the problem of linking together large collections of material (datasets) containing information about persons, names and person-like entities managed in heterogeneous systems and formats. SNAP is funded by the U.K. Arts and Humanities Research Council…

Posted by on April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized, ,


3/29/2014 Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent will participate in a roundtable “Syriac Studies: What’s still Missing and What’s To Come”

Prof. Saint-Laurent will discuss her digital humanities work with Syriaca.org among other aspects of Syriac studies as part of The Fifth Dorushe Graduate Student Conference on Syriac Studies to be held in 2014 at Duke University. Here are some demonstration links for that presentation: The Syriac Gazetteer: http://syriaca.org/geo/ Additional Documentation: http://syriaca.org/geo/browse.html http://syriaca.org/geo/about.html Sample Full Entry:…

Posted by on March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized,


3/18/2014 David Michelson will give a workshop: “Introduction to Digital Humanities and Syriaca.org” at Gordon College, Mass.

David Michelson will present a workshop for students at Gordon College on 3/18/2014: “Introduction to Digital Humanities and Syriaca.org” Below are some notes for the presentation which will introduce Syriaca.org, the broader field of digital humanities, and discuss the Text Encoding Initiative’s guidelines for cataloging manuscripts. Outline Alphabet Soup: Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal Linked…

Posted by on March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized, ,


02/07/14 Thomas Carlson to present: “Syriaca.org: Religious Geography Over Time and the Challenges of Digital Classification”

Dr. Thomas Carlson will be presenting a paper, “Syriaca.org: Religious Geography Over Time and the Challenges of Digital Classification” as part of the Religion and Digital Technologies Workshop hosted on February 7, 2014 by the Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University. A Program for the event is here.

Posted by on February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized, ,


12/3/2013 Building Tools for Digital Collaboration: A Case Study from Syriaca.org (Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University)

On Dec 3, Syriaca.org general editor David Michelson will be presenting a demonstration of the Syriaca.org collaborative tools to the Digital Humanities Seminar at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University. A general overview of the entire Syriaca.org project is here. A very rough visualization of the data architecture can be…

Posted by on December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized, ,


11/23/13 SBL AAR Demo

The Syriaca.org team will be giving a private demo at the AAR SBL. Temporary links to the demo site for that presentation are: The Gazetteer homepage may be viewed at demo.syriaca.org A list of all places is viewable as a Browse Menu. Our model entry is Edessa. A general overview of the entire Syriaca.org project…

Posted by on November 23, 2013 in Uncategorized,


11/15/13 Vanderbilt Geographic Imagination and the Spatial Humanities Seminar

On November 15, David Michelson will give a presentation of the Syriac Gazetteer to the Geographic Imagination and the Spatial Humanities Seminar at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. Temporary links to the demo site for that presentation are: The Gazetteer homepage may be viewed at demo.syriaca.org A list of all places is…

Posted by on November 15, 2013 in Uncategorized,


11/1/13 SEC Workshop Presentation (Univ. Tenn.)

On Nov. 1, David Michelson will be presenting a demonstration of the Syriaca.org tools to the SEC regional faculty workshop “Cultures of the Late Antique Mediterranean” hosted at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Temporary links to the demo site for that presentation are: A general overview of the project is here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hh9HjEPrfluHUCRDOLSU7DXrU3CkPnakkvWk0nwV5kE/pub The Gazetteer homepage…

Posted by on October 31, 2013 in Uncategorized,


4/2/13 Workshop on using TEI for Syriac MSS (Gordon College, Mass)

David Michelson presented a workshop for students at Gordon College on using TEI for Syriac MSS. Links for the presentation include: Alphabet Soup: Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal Linked Open Data RDF (Resource Description Framework) URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) Cyberinfrastructure Authority Control Virtual International Authority File XML (eXtensible Markup Language) TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) EAC…

Posted by on April 2, 2013 in Uncategorized, ,


5/2/13 Presentation to Fordham University’s Theology Department – Gateway to the Syriac Saints

Posted by on March 28, 2013 in Uncategorized,


4/23/2013 : Presentation “Identity and Identification in the Digital Humanities” at Princeton University

On Saturday, March 23, 2013, Thomas Carlson, postdoctoral fellow, presented a paper at the “Identity and Authenticity” Symposium of the Research Group on Manuscript Evidence in Princeton, NJ.  The full title of the talk was “Identity and Identification in the Digital Humanities: The Challenges and Experience of Syriaca.org.”  Here is the abstract: The growing field…

Posted by on March 28, 2013 in Uncategorized, , , , , , , ,