Seminar sessions are held in House A.
Mon., July 1
AM session: the poetics of Iliad 17. Reading: Dué, C., and M. Ebbott. 2012. “Mothers-in-Arms: Soldiers’ Emotional Bonds and Homeric Similes.” War, Literature & the Arts 24. (previously distributed).
PM session: topic modelling the Venetus A manuscript. For an introduction to topic modelling, please read Matthew Jocker’s now classic fable, “The LDA Buffet.”
Evening: Optional pub trivia expedition.
Tues., July 2
AM session: Writing with markdown
PM session: Scholia reading session
Wed., July 3
AM session: The “Twins” in relation to the Venetus A
PM session: Distant Reading. Reading: “The Risks of Distant Reading” (chapter 5 of Ted Underwood, Distant Horizons: Digital Evidence and Literary Change, Univ. of Chicago Press, 2019).
By afternoon work period, each group has identified initial focus for Friday presentation.
Evening: Traditional, oral, composed in performance Dutch pancake potlake.
Thurs., July 4
AM session: rehearse presentations.
Lunch: catered Fourth of July Barbecue!
PM: no group session. Work on presentations, continue editing, enjoy the Fourth of July!
Fri., July 5
AM session: Group presentations.
PM session: Retrospective/prospective look at HMT in 2019.
Evening: closing banquet.