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March 2018


Jonathan Culpeper (Lancaster University)

March 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Shakespeare’s Language: New Perspectives via Corpus-Based Approaches The study of Shakespeare’s language has not made full use of the digital resources found in electronic databases and corpora and their methodologies, methods that infuse the making of today’s dictionaries, grammars, and much of historical linguistics. The Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language project embraces these methods. This presentation will be a whistle-stop tour of some of the results flowing from the project along with associated methodological issues. It will discuss Shakespeare’s neologisms; word-meanings and collocations;…

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Roger Chartier (Penn)

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Textual Studies Program 20th Anniversary Lecture and Celebration

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May 2018


John Maxwell and Alessandra Bordini (Simon Fraser University)

May 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Beyond Access: Remediating and Curating Simon Fraser University Library’s Aldines Online Aldus@SFU is the digital home of Simon Fraser University Library’s Wosk–McDonald Aldine Collection – a remarkable selection of sixteenth-century editions from the press of Aldus Manutius (ca. 1451 – 1515), Renaissance Italy’s most innovative publisher. In addition to showcasing fully digitized volumes from the collection, the web-based resource features a range of interpretive material contextualizing Aldus’ works and achievements as a printer and scholar. Currently the world’s richest online…

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