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The Stone and The Shell

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Two syllabi: Digital Humanities and Data Science in the Humanities.

29 January 2017

Splitting "Digital Humanities" into multiple courses at the graduate level. Continue reading →

The Gender Balance of Fiction, 1800-2007

29 December 2016

How much space does fiction spend describing women, or men — and how has that balance varied over time? Continue reading →

Notebooks? What good are notebooks?

16 November 2016

It’s difficult to concentrate on intellectual work in the midst of political upheaval, partly because you’re not sure that you ought to be concentrating. Maybe ideas...

A distant reading of moments

17 September 2016

How did the representation of time in fiction change between 1719 and 1999? It's not the way this graph might suggest. Continue reading →