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June 6-8, 2016. Led by Paul Dilley (Religious Studies and Classics, CLAS), Sarah Bond (Classics, CLAS), and Ryan Horne (History, UNC-Chapel Hill), this open-access project integrates GIS tools, network analysis, and textual annotation/data-mining capabilities to explore and visualize ancient texts in new ways. The first module within BAM, Terra Biblica, opens biblical and early Christian texts to readers.

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2016
Monday, June 6th
9:00 AM

Welcome, Opening Remarks on BAM and Linked Open Data

Sarah E. Bond, University of Iowa
Paul Dilley, University of Iowa

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

What’s the Latest on the Pleiades Gazetteer of Ancient Places?

Tom Elliott, New York University

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Identification, Definition, Interpretation: The logic of annotation in a digital BAM

Elton Barker, Open University

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Standards for Networking Ancient Person-data: A decentralized virtual authority for people, groups and other agents in the ancient world

Gabriel Bodard, University of London

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

1:30 PM

Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine: Project Overview

Michael Satlow, Brown University

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine: Encoding standards, TEI and Epidoc

Elli Mylonas, Brown University

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3:15 PM

PeriodO 2: Linking, Discovering, and Reconciling Information about the Past

Adam Rabinowitz, University of Texas at Austin

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Fuzzy Networks, Fuzzy Geography: Visualizing Complex Networks and Uncertain Data in the Big Ancient Mediterranean

Ryan Horne, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Tuesday, June 7th
9:00 AM

Opening Remarks on Preservation and Archiving

Tom Keegan, University of Iowa
Matt Butler, University of Iowa

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS)

Monica Berti, University of Leipzig

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Coptic Scriptorium: Data from the desert

Elizabeth Platte, Reed College
Carrie Schroeder, University of the Pacific

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Syriaca.org: Bridging the digital gap between libraries, specialists, and the public

David Michaelson, Vanderbilt University

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

1:30 PM

An Introduction to Trismegistos and TM Networks

Nico Dogaer, University of Leuven

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Thinking Like a Computer Scientist About Ancient Roman Graffiti

Sara Sprenkle, Washington and Lee University

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Nomisma.org and the Future of Linked Open Numismatics

Ethan Gruber, American Numismatic Society

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Narrative Approaches to Counting and Mapping Roman Amphitheaters

Sebastian Heath, New York University

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Use Cases and Research Questions in the Past-Oriented Spatial Humanities

Tom Elliott, New York University

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, June 8th
9:00 AM

Open Access, Public Audience, and the Walt Whitman Archive

Stephanie Blalock, University of Iowa

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Reconceptualizing Ancient Space : the use of 3d to rebuild, engage and create access

Hannah Scates Kettler, University of Iowa
Bob Cargill, University of Iowa

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Practical Approaches to Gazetteer Alignment

Ryan Baumann

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Introduction to the Classical Language Toolkit

Kyle P. Johnson

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Evaluating Linked Open Data for the Library of Digital Latin Texts

Samuel J. Huskey, University of Oklahoma

11:30 AM - 12:15 AM