Julian Neuhauser

Julian Neuhauser is working on his Master's degree in English literature at Virginia Commonwealth University where he focuses on Cavalier poets, their clubs, and 17th century book history. Julian also currently works at VCU's library as a special collections cataloger and in the book preservation department.

Folger Transcribathon at VCU: Creating and Empowering a Community of New Paleographers

Dr. Paul Dingman (standing on the right) addresses the VCU transcribathon as Dr. Heather Wolfe (standing on the left) helps an undergraduate paleographer. Photo courtesy of Sue Robinson, Director of Communications and Public Relations for VCU Libraries.

A few weeks ago, the Virginia Commonwealth University English Department, the VCU Humanities Research Center and VCU Libraries held the university’s first transcribathon in conjunction with the Folger Shakespeare Library’s ongoing crowdsourced transcription project, Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO for short). The event was a chance for students and interested members of the public to…