Textual Scholarship

This video features Dr. James Cummings, University of Oxford, Dr. Anne Baillot, Centre Marc Bloch, Dr. Marjorie Burghart, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS, Prof Kenneth M. Price, University of Nebraska, and Prof Elena Pierazzo, Université Grenoble Alpes, interpreting what is textual scholarship and textual criticism.
  • Dr., Cummings, James, University of Oxford
    • Bionote: James received a BA in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto, and an MA in Medieval Studies and PhD in Medieval Drama from the University of Leeds. James attempts to bridge both Medieval Studies and Digital Humanities in his work. He is the Senior Academic Research Technology Specialist for the IT Services at the University of Oxford, the departments liaison for Digital Humanities at Oxford activities, and the founding director of the annual week-long Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. He is an elected member to the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium’s Technical Council. He was involved in the Digital Medievalist project which encourages best practice in the creation of digital resources for medieval studies.
  • Dr., Baillot, Anne, Centre Marc Bloch
    • Bionote:Anne studied German literature and philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure and moved to Berlin after graduating from Paris-VIII Saint-Denis University. She led a junior research group “Berlin Intellectuals 1800-1830” at the Institute for German Literature of the Humboldt University Berlin and was also head of the Einstein Circle of Digital Humanities. Her research interest is in German Studies and she is currently a researcher in digital techniques for the humanities at Centre Marc Bloch.
  • Dr., Burghart, Marjorie, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
    • Bionote: Marjorie has a MA in Medieval History and received her PhD from the University of Lyon II. She also received a Master ITC in Complementary Skills in Computer Science from University of Lyon I. She merged her research interests in Medieval History and Computer Science as the Assistant-editor of Medieval Sermon Studies, and as a member of the executive board of the Digital Medievalist community and the editorial board of the Digital Medievalist Journal. She is currently in charge of research at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in University of Lyon II where she is researching Digital Humanities; electronic publishing, preaching and tools of intellectual work.
  • Dr., Price, Kenneth M., University of Nebraska
    • Bionote: Kenneth received a BA from Whitman College, and an MA and PhD from University of Chicago. His areas of research include 19th and early 20th century American Literature, Textual Scholarship and Digital Humanities. He is currently the Hillegass University Professor of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and co-director of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His most recent publication is “Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology” (Modern Language Association, 2013), co-edited with Ray Siemens. Kenneth has also served as co-director of ‘The Walt Whitman Archive’, an electronic collection of the writings of Whitman.
  • Prof., Pierazzo, Elena, Université Grenoble Alpes
    • Bionote: Elena received a BA and an MA in Italian Philology from the University of Venice, Italy and a PhD in Italian Philology from Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy. Her specialism is inn editing, Renaissance texts and text encoding. She lectured at the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London and was involved in research projects including ‘Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts: A Digital Edition’. She is a member of the Text Encoding Initiative Board and Technical Council. She is currently Professor of Italian Studies and Digital Humanities at Université Grenoble Alpes where she teaches Italian Textual Scholarship and Linguistics and directs to Fonte Gala project.
  • Mr., MacCaba, Fionntán- An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Production, Editing
  • Dr., Papadopoulos, Konstantinos - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Recording, Production, Metadata
  • Mr., Rooney, Neale - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Recording
  • Prof., Schreibman, Susan - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Production
  • Miss., Greene, Sinéad - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Metadata.       
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  • Publication: 16 October 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ozkay6oLuY
  • Undergraduates; Postgraduates; Scholars
  • Lecturers; Teachers 
  • Digital Humanists; Digital Scholarly Editors; Historians; Librarians; Literary Scholars
Language Information
  • Language Main: English
  • Language Transcription: No
  • Language Subtitles: N/A
NeDiMAH Methods Ontology (NeMO)
  • 1. Acquiring > 1.2. Gathering
  • 2. Communicating > 2.2. Disseminating > 2.2.5. Teaching
  • 4. Processing > 4.2. Modifying > 4.2.14. Overlaying
  • 2. Communicating > 2.2. Disseminating > 2.2.1. Gamification
  • 4. Processing > 4.1. Analyzing > 4.1.17. Interpreting
  • 4. Processing > 4.2. Modifying > 4.2.19. Visualizing > Illustrating
  • Text; Textual Scholarship; Textual Criticism; Scholarly Editing; Bibliography; Digital Humanities
  • Galey, Alan, et al. “Imagining the Architectures of the Book: Textual Scholarship and the Digital Book Arts.” Textual Cultures, vol. 7, no. 2, 2012, pp. 20–42. Web.

  • Pierazzo, Elena. Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories, Models and Methods. Routledge, 2016.

  • Sutherland, Kathryn, Marilyn Deegan. Text Editing, Print and the Digital World. Routledge, 2016.

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