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Decoding the Past: Critical Editions and Their Editors

Friday, 1 November – Saturday, 2 November 2019

Decoding the Past: Critical Editions and Their Editors

A conference organised by the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies.

This two-day conference focuses on critical editions of medieval and early modern texts. Senior academics and early career researchers will collaborate to explore the techniques and methodologies involved in making critical editions, as well as the interactions of computer science and web-hosting specialists with scholars in the digital humanities. Presentations will touch upon editorial choices regarding transcription and translation, intertextuality, the representation of identity in manuscripts and the interactions of computer science and web-hosting specialists with scholars in the digital humanities.

The conference is sponsored by the Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Society for Renaissance Studies, Medium Aevum (the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature), Dublin City Council, and the Trinity College Dublin Association and Trust.

Registration is free, but booking is essential. Please see the conference website for further details: decodingthepast2019.wordpress.com

Accessibility: Yes
Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Research Theme: Identities in Transformation, Manuscript, Book and Print Culture
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Library
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff
Cost: Free but registration is essential.
Contact Phone: Professor Sarah Alyn-Stacey
Contact EmailSALYNSTA@tcd.ie
More infodecodingthepast2019.wordpress.com

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