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Humanist Archives: Jan. 31, 2020, 6:52 a.m. Humanist 33.582 - editing modules at London Rare Book School

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        Date: 2020-01-30 11:12:05+00:00
        From: Christopher Ohge 
        Subject: Digital Scholarly Editing at the London Rare Books School (15–19, 22–26 June 2020)

London Rare Books School
Editing modules
https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/study-training/study-weeks/london-rare-books-school

Dear Colleagues,

For the third year in a row, the London Rare Books School is
pleased to offer modules in Digital Scholarly Editing. Taught by several
scholars with years of practical editing experience, the two modules
feature a unique blend of theoretical and hands-on training in the
fundamentals of textual editing with digital technologies. Students will
also have the opportunity to handle rare books and manuscripts.

Registration is open, and there is still time to apply for bursaries. The
deadline to apply for bursaries is 13 March 2020.

LRBS Students can also opt to receive MA-level postgraduate credit
(https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/study-training/summer-schools/london-rare-books-
school/credit) at the Institute of English Studies, which is part of the 
School of Advanced Study, University of London.

The introductory module (15-19 June 2020) surveys the traditions and
principles of scholarly editing and textual scholarship, complemented with
hands-on workshops on the fundamentals of creating digital editions,
including a rigorous overview of the Text Encoding Initiative guidelines.
For more information, including registration, see
(https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/study-training/study-weeks/london-rare-books-
school/digital-scholarly-editing).

The advanced module (22-26 June 2020) takes your digital editing
further, showing through several hands-on workshops how to use advanced TEI
encoding, XPath and XSLT for searching and processing, as well as text
analysis and visualisation tools for edition data. For more information,
including registration, see (https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/study-training/study-
weeks/london-rare-books-school/digital-scholarly-editing-advanced-methods).

Courses fees are £650 (standard) and £520 (student), with discounts for
multiple course bookings. Fees include documentary material, sandwich
lunches and coffee and tea. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
until a course is full.

If you have any questions, feel free to write the course convenor,
Christopher Ohge, at christopher.ohge@sas.ac.uk.


----

Dr Christopher Ohge
Lecturer in Digital Approaches to Literature
Associate Director, Melville Electronic Library (https://mel.hofstra.edu/) |
Associate editor, Melville's Marginalia Online
(http://melvillesmarginalia.org/)
Institute of English Studies | School of Advanced Study | University of
London
Senate House, Room 242 | WC1E 7HU London
christopherohge.com | @cmohge | +44 (0)20 7862 8729


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