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Digital Emerson: A Collective Archive

Posted by Augusta Rohrbach on February 27, 2012

Digital Emerson: A Collective Archive is a group project designed and implemented by the graduate students in "Literary History Becoming Digital" (ENGL 529):

authors: Aaron M. Moe, Adam Heidebrink , Charlie Potter, David Tagnani, Juan Carlos Flores, Jennifer Kiehne, Kellie Herson, Rachel Sanchez, Stacy Wittstock.

The seminar considered the problems -–scholarly, ethical, aesthetic, technical, and cultural-- that arise as literary studies moves away from old technologies and artifacts and is replaced or augmented by the digital.

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Forget Me Not Hypertextual Archive

Posted by Katherine D. Harris on February 24, 2012

A frames-based, static HTML scholarly edition of British literary annuals 1823-1847. The project, originally conceived as a chapter of a dissertation in 2000, contains high-resolution images of these books' table of contents, engravings, title pages, and boards. The project also lists prominent contributors from the Romantic and Victorian periods as well as tables of engravers, painters, editors, and publishers.

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Time, Routes, and Places of Nineteenth-Century Travelers: A Dynamic Interactive Map of Spain as an International Destination

Posted by Eugenia Afinoguenova on February 7, 2012

"Time, Routes, and Places of Nineteenth-Century Travelers" is dedicated to compiling, querying, visualizing, and interpreting the narratives by men and women who traveled to Spain from over ten countries of Europe and the Americas over the course of the “long” nineteenth century (1789-1914). We are mapping the itineraries of these travelers and developing a conceptual map of Spain as nineteenth-century travel destination, as visitors from different countries saw it.

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Digital Thoreau

Posted by Paul Schacht on February 3, 2012

The core of Digital Thoreau will be a TEI-encoded text of Walden enriched by scholarly annotations, links, images, and social tools that enable users to create conversations around the text.

The annotations from Walden: An Annotated Edition, edited by Thoreau biographer Walter Harding, together with digital assets from the the Thoreau Society’s Harding Collection (curated by the Thoreau Institute Library at The Walden Woods Project) provide a base layer of context on which future layers will be built.

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Kanon

Posted by Zachary Davis on January 25, 2012

We are building a social digital library where it is easy to discover, enjoy and learn about art and literature. We will use crowdsourcing and editorial curation to provide relevant information and search results to users. We will begin with public domain content from Gutenberg and other sources. We would be very grateful for any assistance and consulting from individuals with knowledge and expertise in digital humanities initiatives. Please feel free to write me at zacharysdavis@gmail.com or reach me on skype at zacharysdavis. Thank you!

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Digital Humanities Initiative, Hamilton College

Posted by Janet Thomas Simons on January 20, 2012

The Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) at Hamilton College is a collaboratory – digital parlance for a research and teaching collaboration – where new media and computing technologies are used to promote humanities-based teaching, research, and scholarship across the liberal arts. See our projects list at http://www.dhinitiative.org/projects/

DHi challenges the ways in which teachers and students interact, use, and create digital collections (archival holdings) through the design and implementation of new digital tools.

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Cinema and New Media Studies Minor

Posted by Janet Thomas Simons on January 20, 2012

The goal of Hamilton's Cinema and New Media Studies Program is to blend study in film history and theory while providing students opportunities to pursue their own artistic visions through the uses of new technology.

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Giacomo Leopardi's Zibaldone: a hypertext research platform

Posted by Silvia Stoyanova on January 11, 2012

Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) is one of Italy’s most acclaimed poets and intellectuals, whose interpretation of the crisis of modernity gained him recognition already among his 19th century contemporaries Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, but it was not until the publication of his intellectual diary, the Zibaldone, at the turn of the 20th century that Leopardi’s thought began to reveal its depths and to gather due critical attention.

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The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project

Posted by Adeline Koh on January 10, 2012

The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project is an ongoing digital research project that explores different theoretical arenas within postcolonial studies. “Postcolonial Studies” encapsulates a series of theories and methodologies that have impacted disciplines as diverse as history, literature, anthropology, sociology and political economics. Its roots stem from an intellectual imperative to radically reinterpret the histories, cultures and representation of formerly colonized peoples, a call pioneered in the 1980s by critics such as Edward Said, V.Y.

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Macromedia / Adobe Director PAD (Preservation, Access, Dissemination)

Posted by Leonardo Flores on January 5, 2012

I am a professor and researcher on electronic literature, and I'm interested in developing a critical edition of a work of electronic literature titled Arteroids (http://vispo.com/arteroids). This is an important work of electronic literature, written by Canadian poet and multimedia artist Jim Andrews initially with Macromedia Director 8 and later with upgraded versions up until reaching Adobe Director MX 2004 (version 10.1).

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