The Early Modern Commons

Michael Ullyot

Recent Posts

The Locavore’s Dilemma

15 June 2017

Typically on this blog I write about research and teaching subjects. But it’s time now to rotate the proverbial crops and see what else will take root. What better way than to...

What can Machine Learning do for Literary Critics?

10 April 2017

First in a series of posts about artificial intelligence sparked by “The Great AI Awakening,” an article from December 2016 by Gideon Lewis-Kraus in the New York Times Magazine....

The History and Future of Reading

1 March 2017

This is a provisional description of a graduate course I’ll offer in the Department of English in Spring 2018. For details and updates, contact me. The history of reading begins...

Talk: Unnatural Language and Natural Thinking

23 November 2016

I’m giving a talk on the University of Calgary campus (in SS 1015) on Friday December 2, 2016 at 3:15pm. Title Unnatural Language and Natural Thinking: Shakespeare and His...