Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to invite you to the third talk in the Digital Musicology Study Group at Harvard. Please feel free to send this invitation to our colleagues in the Boston area who might be interested. Thank you!

Inventoriana: Annotation and Sharing of Marked-Up Manuscripts and Digital Images (Drew Massey)
Wednesday, December 8, 5-7pm
Davison Room, Music Department
Harvard University


Inventoriana is a cloud-based digital image annotation package. In this talk, Drew Massey provides an overview of its functionality, and considers the opportunities and obstacles present in projects of this nature.

Drew Massey was educated at Harvard University and Indiana University-Bloomington. A recipient of a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship and an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, he is currently writing a book about the practice of music editing in the twentieth century. His research has appeared in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, the Journal of the Society for American Music, and the Indiana Theory Review, and he currently serves as a contributing editor for the New Grove Dictionary of American Music. His other research interests include historiography and the use of technology in the humanities. He is also co-founder and editor of the musicology blog amusicology.com. He is on the faculty at Tufts University.

The Digital Musicology Study Group at Harvard University aims to provide a forum for the rich community of music scholars who are working on aspects of the digital humanities in the Boston area and beyond. In monthly sessions, scholars present their work and discuss implications, applications and future developments of their research. The series is supported by the Dean for Arts and Humanities and is hosted by the Music Department, Barker Center and the FAS-IT group. All talks are free and open to the public.

With best wishes,
Matthias Röder

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