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Event Review of Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative Lecture

Sara Sheer Event Review   Summary: Professor Robert Englund of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) gave a lecture on the digitization of cuneiform texts. He described how the tablets had been scanned, then transcribed, translated, transliterated and annotated into machine-readable-code. This data was then organized into databases for the benefit of researchers. The geographic dispersal of cuneiform texts and…

On the Complexities of Digitization (NYU Event)

On 17 November 2015 I attended “Digitization: What is Lost and What is Found?” at New York University.  The event was a conference style panel moderated by Marion Thain (Associate Director of Digital Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Science) and featuring Sebastian Heath (Clinical Assistant Professor of Ancient Studies, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World), W. Gerald Heverly…