LAWDNY Digital Antiquity Research Workshop 2016 AT ISAW

By Patrick J. Burns

ISAW Library and Digital Programs is excited to announce the program for the upcoming Linked Ancient World Data Initiative New York (LAWDNY) event "Digital Antiquity Research Workshop 2016" on Friday, December 2.

Provisional Schedule:

9:00: Check-in (Oak Library)  

9:30: Greeting/Introduction: Sebastian Heath (ISAW)
9:45: Paper 1: John Muccigrosso (Drew), "Developing a Database of Roman Temples at a Small Liberal Arts School"
10:15: Paper 2: Chris Francese (Dickinson), "A Digital Latin-Chinese Dictionary"

10:45: Coffee Break (Oak Library)  

11:15: Paper 3/Gallery Tour: Christine Roughan (ISAW), "Ancient Sundials in a Digital Light: Modeling the Tower of the Winds"

12:00: Lunch Break

12:45: Paper 4: Michael Satlow (Brown), "Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine"
1:15: Paper 5: Drew Wilburn (Oberlin), "Rapid Legacy Data Update and Preservation: A Toolkit for Bringing Old Data into the Modern Age"
1:45: Paper 6: K. Goze Akoglu (Yale), "CHER-Ob an open source Software for the Integrated Shared Platform for Cultural Heritage Experts"

2:15: Break (Oak Library)  

2:30: Paper 7: Caitlin Diddams (Buffalo), "Comparative Bigram Frequencies of Latin Authors and the Classical Latin Corpus"
3:00: Paper 8: Laure Thompson (Cornell), "Measuring Oracular Authenticity: Distinguishing the Historical from the Legendary in the Oracles of Delphi"

3:30: Break (Oak Library)  

4:00: Paper 9: Gabriel Mckee (ISAW), "The Map as a Search Box: Using Pleiades Data to Create a Browsable Geographic Library Catalog"
4:30: Closing: Patrick J. Burns (ISAW), "Scope and Variables in Digital Ancient World Study"

4:45: Reception (Oak Library)

Space is limited, but a few spots remain. Please RSVP at as soon as you can if you would like to attend. If you have any questions about the event, please email Patrick J. Burns at