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Conference celebrates Greek texts project

UCI's Thesaurus Linguae Graecae is celebrating its 37th anniversary and honoring the memory of founding director Theodore F. Brunner with…

October 20, 2009

UCI’s Thesaurus Linguae Graecae is celebrating its 37th anniversary and honoring the memory of founding director Theodore F. Brunner with a two-day conference Oct. 29-30. TLG is the world’s first digital humanities archive. The project has collected and digitized most Greek texts from Homer (8th century B.C.) to the fall of Byzantium (AD 1453). The conference begins Thursday, Oct. 29 at 3 pm at the University Club Library with a keynote address by Prof. James O’Donnell, Georgetown University Provost. The conference continues in the Calit2 auditorium Friday, Oct. 30 from 8:45 to 5 p.m. It will feature panels and papers on topics related to text preservation, scholarly collaboration and the future of large digital collections. Information: beshanor@uci.edu, 949-824-8232.