Today will full of fantastic Transcribathon events, with talks and Zoom Rooms. And we’ll be transcribing all day, so come join us! If you want to connect via Twitter, we’ll be at #EMROCtranscribes as well as #EMROCis 10.
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Drop in check out one (or more!) of our events:
- 7 AM EDT/ 4 AM PDT / 11 AM GMT: Transcription Begins! We’ll start the day out tweeting about what we find in the manuscript, and with tips for getting going. Get ready to transcribe here. Join us with the hashtags #EMROCTranscribes and #EMROCis10
- 11 AM EDT / 8 AM PDT / 3 PM GMT: Live Q&A with presenting scholars via Zoom link, available via the Wellcome Eventbrite page.
- Rachel Rich, Leeds Beckett University, discussing her presentation What can menus tell us about recipes? The case of George III and the Kew Ledger (1788-1801)
- Edith Snook, University of New Brunswick, on her presentation Seventeenth-Century English Turkey Recipes: Thinking Through an Anti-Colonial Approach
- Tim Underhill, Independent scholar and early modern shorthand expert, on Mary Hawker’s Shorthand
- 12 PM EDT / 9 AM PDT / 4 PM GMT: Zoom Room opens. https://charlotte-edu.zoom.us/j/93082716535?pwd=YUJHS2MwcWVrT1lvOWZPQTVFd3hpdz09
- Drop in to talk about the manuscript as you transcribe. We’ll be there to answer questions about transcription, chat about ingredients, and talk about early modern household practices. During this Zoom time, we’ll also launch the new Early Modern Studies Journal issue commemorating EMROC’s birthday.
- 3 PM EST / 12 PM PDT/ 7 PM GMT: Zoom Room closes