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Digital humanities as a semi-normal thing

30 March 2017

Five years ago it was easy to check on new digital subfields of the humanities. Just open Twitter. If a new blog post had dropped, or a magazine had published a fresh denunciation of...

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...