CSMS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SYMPOSIUM 2017


SATURDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER 2017
12:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Please note new times for Annual General Meeting and Symposium

 

The Annual General Meeting and Symposium will be in Auditorium 108, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Avenue, University of Toronto, St. George Campus

There is a symposium registration fee of $45 for Members, $10 for Student Members, $50 for Non-members, and $15 for Non-member students with valid student ID.

12:15-12:30         Registration

12:30-1:00            Annual Meeting - Society members only; memberships may be renewed or opened at the door.

 

Download a copy of the Symposium program

Symposium

 

Digital Cuneiform: New Approaches to the Study of Ancient Near Eastern Written Sources

Cuneiforme numérique: Nouvelles approches pour l'étude des sources textuelles du Proche-Orient ancien 

1:00-1:15
Welcome and Introduction

1:15-2:00
ORACC: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus
Steve Tinney, University of Pennsylvania

2:00-2:45
MTAAC: Machine Translation and Automated Analysis of Cuneiform Languages
Émilie Pagé-Perron & Lucas Reckling, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto

2:45-3:15
Break

3:15-4:00
Investigating Neo-Assyrian society using digital prosopography
Heather D. Baker, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto

4:00-4:45
Let's get to the bottom of the wedge – methods for capturing images of cuneiform artefacts and cylinder seals
Klaus Wagensonner, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale University

4:45-5:00
Concluding Remarks and General Discussion


Symposium registration form PDF/WORD

To pay online through Paypal for Symposium registration, please use the link on the Membership Page (Membership).

Accessible entrance and washrooms available. If you have an accommodation need please contact csms@chass.utoronto.ca directly and we will do our best to make appropriate arrangements.


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