October 2018 News

October 26, 2018
The need to design large-scale frameworks for organizing the data explosion of the digital age is perhaps the central problem facing interdisciplinary research in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences today. A team at Yale proposes to confront this problem by examining how large bodies of data have been managed, analyzed, disseminated, and made legible both in the past and in the present. The two-year project, titled “The Order of Multitudes: Atlas, Encyclopedia, Museum,” has received...
October 18, 2018
We are pleased to announce that on October 15–Virgil’s birthday–David Quint was awarded the International Virgil Prize in Mantua, Italy. It is the highest prize offered annually to a distinguished scholar of Virgil.  Here is a link to the announcement, along with  another to the article that came out in the local Mantua paper: http://www.mantova2018.it/it-ww/premio-internazionale-virgilio.aspx http://gazzettadimantova.gelocal.it/tempo-libero/2018/10/15/news/premio-vergilius-a...