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:: C) '''Organizing and leading a transcribathon'''
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A program sponsored by The Folger Institute and the Early Modern Manuscripts Online project

Thursday and Friday, 18-19 May 2017 (Application Deadline is 17 January 2017)

Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO) is an IMLS-funded Folger digital transcription and encoding initiative. EMMO will be the subject of—and occasion for—a conference on the impact of digital scholarship on manuscript studies as well as the impact that wider access to manuscripts will have on our understanding of early modern humanities. Sessions will address emerging scholarly trends and approaches, collaborative research projects, and genre-specific topics. Workshop sessions will introduce the EMMO corpus of crowd-sourced, encoded transcriptions and the new ways college faculty are using online tools to teach paleography.

Provisional Schedule

Unless otherwise specified, all sessions take place in the Folger Board Room

Thursday, 18 May 2017

9:00 a.m.

Coffee and Pastries (Folger Tea Room)


Welcoming Remarks
Heather Wolfe, Folger Curator of Manuscripts and EMMO Principal Investigator
Owen Williams, Assistant Director, Scholarly Programs, Folger Institute


Roundtable: EMMO Progress report
Teaching with EMMO: Heather Wolfe
Crowdsourcing with Dromio: Sarah Powell, EMMO Paleographer
Database Development: Michael Poston, Folger Database Applications Associate, and Paul Dingman, EMMO Project Director
EMMO’s Place in the Folgersphere: Eric Johnson, Folger Director of Digital Access




Roundtable: EMMO Pedagogical Partners and Research Communities
Jennifer Munroe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte) on EMROC
Joshua Eckhardt (Virginia Commonwealth University) on Dromio in the college classroom
Ivan Lupic (Stanford University) on Dromio in the college classroom


Lunch in the Foulke Conference Room (301 East Capitol Street, SE)


Workshops: Breakout Session I
A) Teaching with Dromio: A tutorial on using Dromio for personal and classroom use
Sarah Powell
B) Research Possibilities: Using manuscript metadata
Mike Poston and Caitlin Rizzo
C) Organizing and leading a transcribathon
Paul Dingman


Folger Tea (Folger Tea Room)


Workshops: Breakout Session II
See above for session descriptions


Reports from the floor on breakout sessions


Brews and Brevigraphs (optional)
Transcription contests; door prizes; pizza and local brews

Friday, 19 May 2017


Call to Order
Owen Williams


Roundtable: Putting Transcriptions to Work I: Texts
Telling Stories with Account Books
Alison Wiggins, University of Glasgow, and Paul Dingman
Manuscript Arcadia
Joel Davis, Stetson University
Paper and Water in Early Modern Recipes
Elaine Leong (Max Planck Institute) and Hillary M. Nunn (University of Akron)
Women’s Voices
Victoria Van Hyning (Shakespeare’s World)
Manuscript to Print to Manuscript
Margaret J.M. Ezell (Texas A&M University)


Lunch on your own (suggestions provided in folders)


Roundtable: Putting Transcriptions to Work II: Corpus
Comparing Print and Manuscript Corpora
Anupam Basu, Washington University in St. Louis
Semantic Models of EMMO Manuscripts
Michael Witmore, Folger Shakespeare Library
Network Analysis of Manuscript Correspondence
Ruth Ahnert, Queen Mary University of London
Historical Linguistics
Philip Durkin and James McCracken, Oxford University


Folger Tea


EMMO and the Futures of Manuscript Studies
Chair: Heather Wolfe


Closing Reception (Paster Reading Room, Folger Shakespeare Library)