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2016 AIA / SCS Call for Papers: "Digital Resources for Teaching and Outreach"

on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:38

Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies (AIA / SCS) Meetings, January 6-9, San Francisco, CA.

Digital resources are increasingly opening up new opportunities for classics education and outreach. Some, like MOOCs, have been intensively discussed. The goal of this session is to highlight new and less familiar approaches and encourage reflection on how we can best achieve our educational mission in this changing environment. We now have access to free online language textbooks with exercises.

"Making Meaning from Data" Panel, AIA / SCS New Orleans, Jan. 11, 2015

on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:07


The DCA hosted a successful session on January11 at the 2015 AIA / SCS meetings in New Orleans, entitled "Making Meaning from Data." The program was as follows (links to presenter materials will be added as they become available): 

  1. What Do You Do with a Million Links?
    Elton Barker, The Open University; Pau de Soto The University of Southampton; Leif Isaksen, The University of Southampton; Rainer Simon, The Austrian Institute of Technology
    [200+ MB Powerpoint with audio in Google drive folder. Click on "Pelagios" file and download, then play as ppt.]
  2. Beyond Rhetoric: The Correlation of

"Getting Started with Digital Classics" Panel, APA / AIA Chicago, Jan. 3, 2014

on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 15:53

Monica Berti of Leipzig University and LOFTS speaks at DCA APA / AIA 2014.

DCA hosted its first panel at the annual meetings of the American Philological Association and American Institute of Archaeology in Chicago on January 3, 2014, entitled "Getting Started with Digital Classics."

The program, with links to screencasts on Youtube where available, is below.

Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo, State University of New York


Diane Cline, George Washington University
Social Network Analysis and Ancient History

Neil Bernstein, Ohio University
Comparative Rates of Text Reuse in

Call for Papers: 2015 APA / AIA Session "Making Meaning from Data"

on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:43

Abstracts are invited for the Digital Classics Association colloquium at SCS / AIA Annual Meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 8-11, 2015. The topic is “Making Meaning from Data,” and the abstract submission deadline is February 3, 2014.

The call for papers is below and available on the SCS (APA) website.

We are again seeking to make this a joint colloquium with AIA, and hope that the success of this year’s joint colloquium augurs well for AIA approval. Abstracts suitable to the memberships of SCS, AIA, or both are welcome.

NEH Senior Program Officer Available to Meet at 2014 APA / AIA

on Sat, 12/21/2013 - 13:28

From the NEH blog:

Mary Downs, Senior Program Officer in the Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the Humanities, will be at the upcoming Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association (Chicago, Jan. 2-5, 2014) and is available to meet with those interested in learning more about NEH funding opportunities, particularly in Preservation and Access, the Digital HumanitiesResearch, and Education.

The following grant programs may be of interest to attendees: Humanities Collections and Reference ResourcesDigital