TEI Workshops with Medieval Manuscripts

July 15, 2016

Applications are now open for two TEI workshops at Yale: Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscripts Roll and Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript Fragment. Both workshops will cover the fundamentals of digital editing while tackling the codicological challenges posed by the materials. Participants will undertake the work of transcription and commentary, encoding the text and images of a medieval manuscript roll or fragment according to TEI P5 protocols. The workshops will result in collaborative digital editions.

These graduate training workshops will cover topics in:

  • Paleography and Cataloging of Medieval Manuscript Rolls OR Fragments
  • Manuscript Transcription and Scholarly Editing
  • Introduction to the Digital Edition: Challenges and Best Practices
  • Collaborative Editing
  • XML, Text Encoding Fundamentals and the TEI Schema

No prior paleography or encoding experience is required. To apply, please visit the Digital Rolls and Fragments website and submit your application by July 15.

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