[Humanist] 31.246 course: Encoding and Analyzing Digital Editions

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 246.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

        Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:11:59 -0400
        From: Laura Mandell <laura.mandell at gmail.com>
        Subject: Webinar: Encoding and Analyzing Digital Editions (TEI, TEI Schemas, XSLT, Python and Gephi)

Announcing a course to be held Fall semester, 2017 --

Encoding and Analyzing Digital Editions (TEI, TEI Schemas, XSLT, Python
and Gephi), part of the Programming for Humanists series: A continuing
education course and online webinar offered by the Initiative for Digital
Humanities, Media, and Culture, Texas A&M University

Dates and Times: September 1, 2017 through December 8, 2017 (every
Friday, with holiday exceptions)– 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Central)

Please see the Syllabus – Fall 2017 available at
http://www.programming4HUManists.org for the exact meeting dates.

Meeting online via Bluejeans.com beginning Friday, September 1, 2017
Registration Opens Monday, August 14, 2017
Registration closes at 5:00 pm (Central) on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Registrants may attend in person or online.  Registration includes an
oXygen license and access to class resources and videos.

Course Content:

Encoding and Analyzing Digital Editions (TEI, TEI Schemas, XSLT, Python
and Gephi)

Participants should be familiar with TEI: for those who wish to take the
course but have not learned TEI, three 1.5 hour videos introducing TEI are
available on our website, composed by Laura Estill and Laura Mandell.

During the semester, participants will learn:

·       how to structure a digital edition for maximum usability,
accessibility, and display;
·       how to encode entities in TEI for network analysis and linked open
·       how to customize a TEI Schema;
·       how to use XSLT to transform TEI documents into text files, other
xml files, HTML with css;
·       how to use XSLT and Python for analyzing data and extracting
entities for NetworkX and Gephi;
·       how to use Gephi.

By the end of the semester, participants will have a complete sample
digital edition, viewable online, with textual network analysis for the
edition completed.

Faculty include: Laura Mandell (TEI, XSLT, NetworkX, Gephi), Gia Alexander
(Accessibility), Daniel Schwartz (TEI Schema Customization), Rebecca Kempe
(HTML and css), Bryan Tarpley (Python, NetworkX), Kathy Torabi (Gephi).

More information is available at http://www.programming4HUManists.org

Registration Fees

Texas A&M University Faculty, students, staff: $0

Texas Digital Humanities Consortium Members: $500 per person, $1,500 per
program (up to 5 participants)

All others: $750 per person, $2,500 per program (up to 5 participants)

Payment by Credit Card Only

Texas Digital Humanities Consortium members: Southern Methodist
University, Rice University, University of Houston, University of Texas –
Austin, University of North Texas, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M
University, and any Texas institution participating in TXDHC.

Questions, email idhmc at tamu.edu with Prog4Humanists as the subject line.
Laura Mandell
Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
Professor, English
Texas A&M University
p: 979-845-8345
e: idhmc at tamu.edu

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