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Introduction to Text Encoding with TEI

Date: Wed. March 4th, 2015, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center - Senior Classroom (Room 134) - 11038 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

A Baker-Nord Digital Humanities Event


The Workshop will run 4-6 March 2015. Participants should plan to attend all three days.

This event has ended.


This three-day workshop is designed for individuals who are contemplating embarking on a text-encoding project, or for those who would like to better understand the philosophy, theory, and practicalities of encoding in XML (Extensible Markup Language) using the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Guidelines. No prior experience with XML is assumed, but the course will move quickly through the basics.





Cost of the workshop is:

  • Free for CWRU Students, Faculty, and Staff
  • $30 for non-CWRU Students
  • $150 for non-CWRU Faculty and Staff

You must sign up and pay in advance to attend. Individuals registering through the BNC website will be contacted for payment arrangements closer to the event date.

For information on the Workshop Schedule (click).

For information on travel to the University (click).

Courtyard by Marriott (information on the University Travel page) is recommended for accommodations. Inform them that you are traveling for the Midwest TEI Workshop.

About the speakers

Julia Flanders

Julia_Flanders_01Julia Flanders is a Professor of the Practice of English and Director of the Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern University, where she also directs the Women Writers Project. She serves as editor in chief of Digital Humanities Quarterly, and has also served as chair of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium, as president of the Association for Computers and the Humanities, and as secretary of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. She received BA degrees from Harvard University and Cambridge University, and a PhD in English from Brown University. From 1993 to 2013 she worked at Brown University at the Women Writers Project and as a member of the Scholarly Technology Group. Her research interests include scholarly text encoding, textual editing, and humanities data modeling.



Syd Bauman

Syd_BaumanSyd Bauman is the Senior XML Programmer/Analyst for the Women Writers Project, one of the oldest TEI projects in existence. He has been interested in markup and markup languages since the mid-1980s, and a devotee of the TEI since before P2 was published. Syd has served as the co-editor of the TEI Guidelines, and on the TEI Technical Council. He occasionally provides XML, TEI, and XSLT consulting for DH projects, and often teaches workshops on XML, TEI, and XSLT.




Additional Resources

Click HERE for directions to the University and information for getting to and from the university from Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

Click HERE for the University Circle Marriott. We have a block of rooms held under “Midwest TEI Workshop”.

Click HERE for A Gentle Introduction to XML.

Click HERE for the Women Writers Project and Northeastern University.



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