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Manos Teatrales: Cyber-Paleography and a Virtual World of Spanish Golden Age Theater

Margaret Greer

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Format: Lecture

Length: 36 minutes

Professor Margaret Greer of Duke University directs a team that is developing technology to interpret and identify the handwriting of the many anonymously copied works of seventeenth-century theater stored in the Madrid National Library. She has been awarded NEH and ACLS grants to advance the project, which promises to build new links between literary studies and computer science.

Presenter(s): Margaret Greer

Date: March 10, 2010

Location: Devlin 101

Sponsor(s): Institute for Liberal Arts; Department of Romance Languages and Literature

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/greer/

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