Past Event

Queer Encoding: Encoding Diverse Identities

April 28, 2017
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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NYU Center for the Humanities, 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor, New York

Keynote speakers: 

  • Julia Flanders (Digital Scholarship Group, Northeastern University), Encoding Identity
  • Marcus Bingenheimer(Department of Religion, Temple University), Using TEI to Encode the History of Chinese Buddhism

How can the practice of digitization better respond to, and represent, geographically, culturally and otherwise, diverse textual identities? Come and hear leading practitioners in the field talk about how we might work creatively with mark-up languages to be more inclusive, and see strategies in action in the Project Hack.

Participants include: Katherine Briant and Stephen Powell (Fordham University, MA Center for Medieval Studies), Queerness of Space Time and Text in the Independent Crusaders Mapping Project; Sohini Chattopadhyay and Benjamin Hiebert (Columbia University), Queer Encoding Challenges in The Making and Knowing Project; Cherrie Kwok and Nicole Cote (New York University), Queer Encoding and Identity Formation in the Nineteenth-Century Manuscript Diary; Moderators: Marion Thain (New York University) and Peter Logan (Temple University)

RSVP required; please visit the NYU Center for the Humanities website for more information and to register.

This event is co-sponsored by NYU Digital Humanities, the Digital Scholarship Center, Temple University, and Fordham Digital Humanities Group and the Office of Research.