EpiDoc Workshops

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EpiDoc Workshops have been run on several occasions over the past few years, with the intention of disseminating skills and experience and encouraging discussion on the topic of TEI markup for the encoding of epigraphic, papyrological, and other ancient texts.

Contents

Future events

  • EpiDoc training, Lyon, September 13-17, 2010
  • EpiDoc workshops have been proposed for Berlin, Bologna, Michigan, Paris, Rome, Torino, Udine, Vienna (various late 2010/early 2011)
  • Two EpiDoc/SoSOL workshops for papyrologists are proposed at CCH, KCL in 2011
  • An EpiDoc/SoSOL workshop is planned at Duke University, July 2013 as part of the Summer Institute of Papyrology

Past Events

Full, week-long Summer Schools have been run at:

  • Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London, July 2005; May 2006; June 2007; July 14-18, 2008; June 28th-July 1st, 2010
  • Humanities Lab, IULM, Milan, June 16-20, 2008
  • British School at Rome, September 21-25, 2009
  • EpiDoc/SoSOL workshop, King's College London, March 8-13, 2010
  • EpiDoc/SoSOL workshop, Duke University, July 15-17, 2010

Shorter training events have taken place at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC in 2005; at the American Academy in Rome, October 2006; at the AIA/APA meeting in San Diego, January 2007.

If you want to run an EpiDoc workshop

If you would like to run or host an EpiDoc training workshop at some point, please in the first instance contact the Markup list to canvass the possible trainers for their availability.

Please be prepared to:

  • raise money to fund travel and accommodation (at least) for two or preferably three experienced trainers to visit and run the workshop
  • begin planning the workshop at least 6 months ahead, and be flexible
  • provide a seminar room with space for 10-15 participants to sit comfortably, with wireless internet access and data projection
  • ...

Programme

The programme of the September 2010 Workshop. All training materials are freely downloadable.

Monday September 13

10:00 Introduction to EpiDoc, TEI and XML (see The Epigrapher as Encoder; IDP and SoSOL; Publishing with XML; Bibliographic Tagging; Detailed XML)
12:30 lunch
14:00 EpiDoc XML and Leiden distinctions (see EpiDoc Cheatsheet; Example Inscription (Latin); Example Inscription (Greek))

Oxygen practice (see download package)

16:30 private study

Tuesday September 14

10:00 Transformation with Oxygen (see Stylesheets and Rendering; XPath; Running XSLT in Oxygen)

Text corrections (see Textual Corrections)

Abbreviations and symbols (see Symbols and Marks)

12:30 lunch
14:00 EpiDoc divisions and text structure (see Div Types and Subtypes; Structure of the Text)

Variant Readings (Apparatus Criticus)

Certainty and precision (see Certainty and Precision)

Verse in EpiDoc

16:30 private study

Wednesday September 15

10:00

Further tagging of text (see Word Name and Place Markup)

Metadata (see EpiDoc Metadata)

Crosswalking (EpiDoc and EAGLE/EDR conformance, HGV to EpiDoc, IRT to EDH)

12:30 lunch
14:00 Introduction to SoSOL (http://papyri.info/editor)

Metadata (HGV-style)

Text (see Leiden+ guidelines)

Leiden+ full reference list

Practice with an P.Iand.Zen text (assigned to class)

16:30 private study

Thursday September 16

09:30 Assigned real P.Iand.Zen texts, SoSOL/Leiden+ practice (see Assignments)
12:30 lunch
14:00 SoSOL Translations syntax (see wiki page)

Continue practice (Assignments Doc)

16:00 private study

Friday September 17

10:00 EpiDoc Resources (see EpiDoc Projects; Documentation)

EpiDoc Guidelines Outline (see [1])

Project needs and discussion

12:30 lunch
14:00 Conférence-­‐débat de clôture

materials not used this time

Notes

Questions for discussion on Markup
  • typology of interpuncts and other g-types
XSLT fixes needed
  • spacing around milestones (and lines) when no tei:w markup
  • omit first milestone element in each line

Contact

For more information on future EpiDoc training events, please inquire on the Markup list

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