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March 2012 Marie-Claire Beaulieu was awarded a Tufts Innovates! research
grant from the Office of the Provost at Tufts to develop web-based
editing interface for Greek funerary inscriptions. The Tufts Innovates!
grant was preceded by a Summer Scholar Award (with Jeffrey Luz-Alterman,
class of 2013), used to travel to Italy to study funerary inscriptions;
award from the Provost's Open-Access Digitization Fund 2011, used to
develop web-based editing interface for Greek funerary inscriptions; and
a FRAC Summer Faculty Fellowship, used to travel to Greece and Rome to
study funerary inscriptions, all in 2011.
Professor Beaulieu was also awarded an NEH, Digital Humanities Start-Up
Grant to support her project,Digital Humanities in the Classroom:
Bridging the Gap between Teaching and Research.
Professor Beaulieu is in the planning stages of a 2015 meeting of the
CIERGA, (Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Ancienne),
to be held at Tufts University in the Fall 2015, in collaboration with
the Tufts Department of Religion and the Centre d'Études Classiques (Université
de Montréal). Papers are to be published in the peer-reviewed periodical Kernos.
Professor Marie-Claire Beaulieu was featured on an
Academic Minute recording, which aired on
Inside Higher Ed and
WAMC Public Radio. Professor
Beaulieu focused on digitizing ancient texts.
Gregory Crane has been received several grants and awards. Some of the
more recent are from: Google Digital Humanities Award (2010 & 2011), the
NEH for his part in the DFG/NEH Hellespont Project (2010), the Mellon
Foundation for a Greco-Roman project with Harvard University as well
another Mellon Foundation grant to work on Project Bamboo (2010), the
NSF to host workshops in Germany and China (2010); from the Institute
for Museum and Library Services and fromTufts Collaborates in 2011.
Professor Crane is the Editor of
The Perseus Project, currently working on a major
revision and expansion of the Greco-Roman sources within Perseus (The
Perseus Greek and Latin XML Corpus). This has included development of
new techniques for acquiring and structuring textual sources at scale
and has built upon support from Mellon, Google, the National Endowment
for the Humanities, the Cantus Foundation and other sources. As of March
2011, the corpus contains 7.5 m words of Greek and 6.5 million words of
Professor Crane is also the Editor, with Anke Lüdeling, of a special
issue for the ACM Journal of Computation and Cultural Heritage, entitled
Corpus and Computational Linguistics, Philology and the Linguistic
Heritage of Humanity, to appear in 2012.
Professor Crane recently contributed
this recording to Academic Minute where he talks about Greek
manuscripts and Arabic translations.
Professor Crane has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for 2013.
Please visit these pages for the
video released by Humboldt.
This video lecture on 'Classics in a Digital World' makes mention of Tufts Classics faculty and the Perseus
Professor Hirsch recently contributed an essay and recording to WAMC,
Northeast Public Radio, and Inside Higher Ed'sAcademic Minute.
You can listen to the recording and read a transcript about Collectivism
and Individualism here:
Northeast Public Radio >
Higher Ed >
R. Bruce Hitchner
In 2007 Professor Hitchner was awarded a grant from
the National Geographic Society for Roman Alps Project, a Tufts
University New Research Grant for Roman Alps Project, and a grant from
the French Ministry of Culture for Roman Alps Project in 2007 and 2008.
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