Reading Renaissance Marginalia in A Digital Environment

An essential presentation for anyone interested in the Digital Humanities or the history of reading.

Professor Earle Havens, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Dr Matthew Symonds, University College London

This interactive seminar will introduce participants to ‘The Archaeology of Reading’, an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project to digitize, transcribe, and make searchable the marginalia preserved in some of the most amazing books of the sixteenth century.


3.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m,

Wednesday, 7 September

The Royal Irish Academy,

19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.

 All welcome, but please email to book a place.

This will enable us to provide sufficient light refreshments for those in attendance.


This event has been organised by

Marsh’s Library, the Digital Repository of Ireland, the Digital Arts and Humanities Ph.D. programme, and the School of History at UCD.

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