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The Heroes of History

Cohen & Rosenzweig (C&R), and Prom, both focus on the peculiar definition the world has regarding the word “archive”.  Most people think of archives as being dusty collections of vast information.   287 more words

Digital History

Book Review: Matthew Kirschenbaum, Mechanisms

Jerome McGann’s radiant textuality,  which I reviewed earlier today, is a conservative approach to digital humanities: it enters the digital realm without letting go of the mainstays of twentieth century literary studies: Great Works of Art and the Great Men (always white, occasionally female) Who Wrote Them. 400 more words

Book Review

Book Review: Jerome McGann, radiant textuality

For me, reading Jerome McGann’s radiant textuality (2001) was like coming home. A scholar of Victorian literature, McGann’s book is full of all the best poems from my introductory literature courses: Hopkins, Rossetti, Stevens, Dickinson, Keats. 419 more words

Book Review

Dr. Loic Artiaga's "Turning Digital?" talk (June 14, 2014)

On June 14, 2014, Dr. Loïc Artiaga (University of Limoges) gave this presentation at the end of the “Territorialisation of Crime Fiction” conference. The talk was entitled “Turning Digital?: Working on mass-market fiction with new tools and long-standing research questions”. 24 more words

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Further thoughts on the Digital Humanities (assignment)

The following discussion represents something of a way-station on my discovery to what exactly constitutes the Digital Humanities (DH). At  present many preconceived ideas are not quite displaced, many new not quite digested but already I have a sense that instead of attaining some all encompassing panoramic summit metaphoric of a coherent… 1,277 more words

Culture

Some thoughts on "Aproximación cuantitativa al sistema de personajes de La Celestina"

Twitter has proved an excellent place to meet other people interested in Celestina and it was precisely through Twitter that I came to know Jeniffer Isasi’s blog… 944 more words

Digital Humanities

tuscaloosa in starring role of student music video

It’s been two weeks now since the tech conference in Denver. Barreling toward the end of the semester. Lecturing on Jacksonian America and all its peculiarities and having a wonderful time watching students enrolled in my “The Nineteenth Century City” course gathering footage and photos for the “world premiere” of their music video. 144 more words

Higher Education