[Humanist] 31.750 collaborative research into historical literacy
Humanist Discussion Group
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Apr 7 11:02:00 CEST 2018
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 750.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 20:12:41 +0100
From: Colin Greenstreet <colin.greenstreet at googlemail.com>
Subject: Creation of Signs of Literacy community for research into historical literacy
Dear Digital Humanists,
Signs of Literacy (http://signsofliteracy.org/) is a community project for
collaborative research into historical literacy. It has been established by
the social venture Chronoscopic Education (http://chronoscopic.org/), the
MarineLives project (http://www.marinelives.org/) and by social historian Dr
We have recently launched a Signs of Literacy GitHub organisation
(https://github.com/Signsofliteracy), document repository
(https://github.com/Signsofliteracy/Signoff) and wiki
(https://github.com/Signsofliteracy/Signoff/wiki) to support the community.
Do please take a look a look.
Events in the near future include a paper on technology enablement of
research into historical literacy, which will be given at the IIIF
Conference in Washington D.C., May 21st-25th, 2018,* and a workshop to be
hosted by the Stadsarchief Amsterdam on June 5th, 2018. The workshop will
discuss technology tools to explore historical literacy,* and will bring
together historical researchers, developers and machine learning experts.
https://github.com/Signsofliteracy/Signoff/wiki/Conference:-IIIF-Washington-D.C.,-May-21st-to-25th,-2018,-paper-abstract:--Creating-an-IIIF-Transkribus-enabled-manuscript-community-to-explore-C17th-literacy and https://github.com/orgs/Signsofliteracy/projects, respectively.
Community organiser, Signs of Literacy
Founder, Chronoscopic Education
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