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Workshop 3 - Cork, 25-26th March 2021: ‘Exploring texts: revealing hidden heritage'

The third workshop organised as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council-Irish Research Council funded network: A Digital Framework for the Medieval Gaelic World.

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Date(s)
March 25, 2021 - March 26, 2021
Location
Online via zoom
Time
13:20 - 17:30
Price
Free

Summary

 

This workshop will build on the outcomes of the first two events with a focus on how digital resources have engaged a wider audience with the material and facilitated new forms of teaching language, literature and history within universities.

 

 

Exploring text: Revealing hidden heritage through online resources’

 

Workshop 3: UCC, 25th and 26th March 2021

 

Programme

 

Thursday, 25 March

13.20

Opening

13.30–15.30

Session 1: Online Teaching and its infrastructure

Chair: Beatrix Färber

 

Anne Marie O’Brien, DIAS – ‘Exploring Collections through Irish Script On Screen’

Kevin Murray, UCC – ‘Celtic Digital Initiative, Irish Sagas Online and the secondary digital environment’

Brendan Kane, UConn, with Deirdre Nic Chárthaigh (MU), Emmet de Barra (UConn), Christina Cleary (DIAS) – ‘Exploring texts word-by-word: Léamh.org and networking the learning of Early Modern Irish’

15.00–15.30

30 min questions/discussion

15.30–16.00

30 min break

 

16.00–17.30

Session 2: Enhancing visibility and Impact on public engagement/self study

Chair: Greg Toner

 

Mairín MacCarron, UCC – ‘Digital Approaches for a Divided Archive: the Edgeworth family archive in the National Library of Ireland and the Bodleian Library’

Brian Ó Raghallaigh, DCU – ‘Logainm – Enhancing the public impact of the Placenames Database of Ireland’

Dennis Groenewegen, Stichting Van Hamel – ‘Mapping the sources with CODECS: some challenges and opportunities of developing a web-based project platform’

17.00–17.30

30 min discussion

 

Friday, 26 March

14.00–16.00

Session 3: Reaching out to communities: More public engagement

Chair: David Stifter

 

Nora White, MU – ‘Ogham in 3D and engaging digitally with our earliest writing in Irish’

Calum Cockburn, British Library – ‘Promoting The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project: Public Engagement in Online Environments’

Sharon Arbuthnot, SMO/Cambridge – ‘eDIL and Opportunities for Spreading the Words’

15.30–16.00

30 min discussion

16.05­­–16.25

Chair: Beatrix Färber

Orla Murphy, UCC – General Reflections: ‘DH as Enabler’

16.25–16.40

15 min break

 

16.40­­–17.40

Session 4: Roundtable discussion: Use and experiences of digital resources in teaching

Chair: Deborah Hayden

 

Geraldine Parsons (Lecturer, University of Glasgow)

Götz Keydana (Professor, Universität Göttingen)

Oksana Dereza (Doctoral student and Early Career Researcher, NUI Galway)

Nina Cnockaert-Guillou (Doctoral student, University of Cambridge)

17.40

 

Concluding remarks

Event Organiser Details
Email imdorus@qub.ac.uk
Website https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/ael/Research/ResearchinLanguages/imdorus/