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Liz Penland

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Liz holds a Ph.D. in late antiquity from Yale University and has taught Latin and Greek at the high-school level for the past five years. An enthusiast of inclusive pedagogy and multiperspectivity, Liz will be teaching classics at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, PA as of August 2018.

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06/06/2018Liz Penland
Hackathons, events where software developers gather together to create in community a usable piece of computer programming in a short frame of time, are common occurrences in tech circles. One hosted this past February by the College of the Holy Cross, however, was the first time I’d seen this type of group work applied to translating ancient manuscripts. The Holy Cross Hackathon, a digital humanities workshop, brought together high school and college classicists in February to work together to publish primary sources online. Funding for the event was provided by the...

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