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Subject: Seminar: Exploring the Productivity of Homeric Formulae (48)  From: Luciana Martins Subject: Roundtable: "Reanimating collections, sharing knowledges", Tuesday 25 June 2019 at Birkbeck (57) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2019-06-14 20:58:22+00:00 From: The Digital Classicist List Subject: Seminar: Exploring the Productivity of Homeric Formulae [Apologies for the tardy forwarding of the following notice. The value of knowing that it happened seems to me a sufficient reason to relay it. --WM] Institute of Classical Studies Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Friday June 14, 2019 at 16:30 in room G34 Martina Astrid Rodda & Barbara McGillivray (Alan Turing Institute) Exploring the Productivity of Homeric Formulae through Distributional Semantics The language of archaic Greek epic is overwhelmingly composed of formulae, i.e. repeated, rigid linguistic structures. Formulae do show some limited variation in their form; however, describing the boundaries and the mechanisms driving formulaic variation is notably difficult. Computational methods on large-scale digital collections can shed new light onto this problem. We present the first computational model which uses Distributional Semantics to assess how meaning variation drives formulaic productivity in ancient Greek epic. By comparing the distribution of meanings in archaic vs. later poetry, we can detect trends of development in formulaic usage through time and investigate their causes. This seminar will be livestreamed to https://youtu.be/NTVa05fOIz4 Full programme: http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2019.html ALL WELCOME == Dr Gabriel BODARD Reader in Digital Classics Institute of Classical Studies University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU E: Gabriel.firstname.lastname@example.org T: +44 (0)20 78628752 http://digitalclassicist.org/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2019-06-14 20:55:41+00:00 From: Luciana Martins Subject: Roundtable: "Reanimating collections, sharing knowledges", Tuesday 25 June 2019 at Birkbeck The Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies and Birkbeck’s Centre for Museum Cultures warmly invite you to a roundtable: Reanimating collections, sharing knowledges Tuesday 25 June 2019, 14:30-17:00, Birkbeck, University of London Room G03, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD How can archives and collections be more openly available to indigenous researchers? What are the potentialities and drawbacks of digital knowledge bases? What is the role of historic collections to contemporary indigenous peoples? How can indigenous knowledge be displayed on a par with scientific knowledge? This roundtable brings together European and Brazilian researchers and curators, including indigenous researchers, to discuss ways of advancing co-curatorship on Latin American collections in European archives and museums. Speakers include: Andrea Scholz (Ethnological Museum Berlin), Mariana Françozo (Leiden University), Nildo Fontes (FOIRN, Federation of the Indigenous Organizations of Rio Negro), Aloisio Cabalzar (ISA, Socio-environmental Institute), William Milliken (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), Mark Nesbitt (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), Viviane Kruel (Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden), João Pacheco (National Museum, Rio de Janeiro), Laura Osorio Sunnucks (British Museum), Paul Basu (SOAS). Chair: Luciana Martins (Birkbeck) 14:30 – 14:40 Introduction 14:40 – 15:40 Short presentations 15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break 16:00 – 17:00 Discussion This roundtable forms part of the research project ‘Digital repatriation of biocultural collections: connecting scientific and indigenous communities of knowledge in Amazonia’, funded by a British Academy Knowledge Frontiers award (https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/projects/knowledge-frontiers- research-18-digital-repatriation-biocultural-collections-scientific-indigenous- communities-amazonia) This event is free and open to all. Postgraduate students are particularly welcome. -- Professor Luciana Martins (http://www.bbk.ac.uk/languages/our-staff/luciana-martins/martins) Department of Cultures and Languages School of Arts Birkbeck, University of London email@example.com _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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