EPAPP Project

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Institutions and Individuals

The core institutions and people involved were:

Steering Committee

1. King’s College London [web site]

Charlotte Roueché [web site], Departments of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, and of Classics, is responsible for the publication of the Aphrodisias material.

Harold Short is the Director of the Centre for Computing in the Humanities and Co-Director of the Office for Humanities Communication, and is currently Chair of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing

2. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA [web site]

Tom Elliott, Director of the Ancient World Mapping Center is the originator of the Epidoc initiative and the principal author of the Epidoc draft guidelines.

Dr Hugh Cayless is Academic Web Developer, Office of Arts and Sciences Information Services

Dr Anne Mahoney [web site], of the Perseus project at Tufts University, is associated as an advisor.

3. The Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents [web site]

The Centre, based at Oxford, is engaged in a number of related electronic projects. Dr Charles Crowther is the Assistant Director.

4. The Institute of Classical Studies, London [web site]

The Director, Professor Waywell, provided a room newly equipped for Computing in the Humanities, dedicated to Epigraphic and Papyrological projects, and supporting resources in the Library of the Institute.

Research Team

Text Manager

Dr Gabriel Bodard (PhD, Classics, Reading) is trained in Classical literature and history. His main research interests are in Greek religion, magic, epigraphy and papyrology, with a current focus on the early Greek world. He also maintains a keen interest in digital resources for Classics, and was formerly a research assitant at the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, at the University of California Irvine. He teaches ancient Greek language and literature.

XML Managers

Dr John Lavagnino [web site] (AB, Physics, Harvard; PhD, English, Brandeis) has a background in English literature and in electronic publishing. His current research is devoted to Thomas Middleton, the English Renaissance playwright; he is one of the general editors of a collected edition of Middleton's works, to be published by Oxford University Press. He was a contributor to the Text Encoding Initiative guidelines, and his other publications include work on scholarly editing and twentieth-century literature.

Paul Spence [web site] has a background in teaching and Spanish/Latin American studies. He manages XML project development at CCH (Centre for Computing in the Humanities) at King's College London, carrying out document analysis and advising on issues relating to XML mark-up and electronic publication. In close collaboration with Paul Vetch he developed xMod, "a web publishing application that allows the user to create information-rich document-based websites" and which currently underpins most of CCH's document-based projects.

Database Manager

Dr Hafed Walda [web site] (MA, Ph.D., Archaeology, London) is an archaeologist and has worked in The Museum of London, The British Museum and the Classics Department at King's College London, with keen interest in Computing in the Humanities. He works at CCH (Centre for Computing in Humanities, King's College London) in the areas of database design and implementation, and Database Management Systems.

Associated Bodies




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