TEI 2017 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada November 11 - 15

XML Wed Nov 15, 09:00–10:00

Panel on the Revival of the Education SIG (panel)

Janelle Jenstad* Janelle Jenstad is Director of The Map of Early Modern London and Coordinating Platform Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions., Julia Flanders* Julia Flanders is the Director of the Digital Scholarship Group and a Professor of Practice at Northeastern University, and the co-director of TAPAS. , Elisa Beshero-Bondar* Elisa Beshero-Bondar (U Pittsburgh at Greensburg) is Director of the Center for the Digital Text and Associate Professor of English at U Pittsburgh at Greensburg, where she teaches undergraduate students to code and build digital projects with the XML family of languages, with projects and course materials available at http://newtfire.org. She is founder and director of the Digital Mitford Project (http://digitalmitford.org), which hosts an annual coding school for graduate students, faculty, scholarly editors, and librarians interested in learning coding and digital project management methods used in the project. She was elected to the TEI Technical Council in 2015, where she works with ten other members from around the world in revising the TEI Guidelines and schema and supporting the TEI community., Kathryn Tomasek* Kathryn Tomasek is Professor of History at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She is a member of the TEI Board of Directors, and her work on representations of historical account books in TEI has twice been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities., Gimena del Rio Riande* Researcher at the Seminario de Edicion y Crítica Textual (SECRIT-IIBICRIT) of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET. Buenos Aires, Argentina) and External Professor at LINHD-UNED (Madrid) and the University of Buenos Aires. MA and PhD in Romance Philology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) with a critical edition of King Dinis of Portugal’s Songbook (Texto y contxto: El Cancionero del rey Don Denis de Portugal: estudio filológico, edición crítica y anotación. Summa cum Laude), her main academic interests deal with Digital Scholarly Edition, the use, and methodologies of scholarly digital tools as “situated practices,” and the interaction of the global and the local in the development of academic disciplines. She has been working since 2013 in creating and working with different DH communities of practice in Latin America and Spain, especially in Argentina, where she organized the first Digital Humanities Conference in 2014. She is, among others, the vice-president of the Asociación Argentina de Humanidades Digitales (AAHD) and part of the Board of Directors of FORCE11. She coordinates the research activities of Humanidades Digitales CAICYT (Argentina) and LINHD-UNED and directs many Digital Humanities projects and initiatives., and Michael Ullyot* Michael Ullyot is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Calgary, specializing in early modern literature and the digital humanities. He has published articles on anecdotes, abridgements, and Edmund Spenser. His current projects include a monograph on the rhetoric of exemplarity, and a computer program that detects rhetorical figures of repetition and variation in literary texts.

1Gimena del Rio Riande, Elisa Beshero-Bondar, Julia Flanders, Kathryn Tomasek, and Michael Ullyot will speak about the principal challenges and benefits of teaching TEI to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of contexts, reflect upon the resources needed to teach TEI, and suggest ways a Pedagogy SIG might serve teachers of TEI. All attendees are welcome to contribute to a general discussion after the roundtable. We hope to generate suggestions and requests that would give a revitalized SIG a mandate