Speaker presentation | Gregory Crane

We have the pleasure to announce the presence of Gregory Crane for the Winter School session 10 dedicated to  Social Impact

 

Biography

Gregory Crane is an Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities at Leipzig University. He is a specialist in classical philology and computer science.
He completed a doctorate in classical philology at Harvard University and worked as an assistant professor. He has the reputation of being a pioneer of digital humanities due to his development of the Perseus Digital Library, a freely accessible online library for antique source material. He was associate professor at TUFTS University and is now Winnick Family Chair of Technology and Entrepreneurship. He has received, among other awards, the Google Digital Humanities Award 2010.
More information on his profile page: http://www.dh.uni-leipzig.de/wo/gregory-crane/

 

Abstract

Infrastructure for an age of Global Philology

This paper discusses core services and use cases for an infrastructure that seeks to support work on any historical language by speakers of as many modern languages as possible.

 

Readings

https://sites.tufts.edu/perseusupdates/author/gcrane/

 

You can  find the full Winter School bibliography on Zotero.



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