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American Studier--Online resource for American Studies

Posted by Ben Railton on January 5, 2012

American Studier is an online resource and nexus for all students and scholars of American culture, history, literature, and more. It's still very much in development, and any and all collaborators and ideas (for content, for additional pages and focal points, for your own American Studies work and resources) will be very welcome.

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Electronic Book Review

Posted by Eric Dean Rasmussen on January 4, 2012

Electronic Book Review (ebr) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal of critical writing produced and published by the emergent digital literary network. ebr threads include essays addressing a wide range of topics across the arts, sciences, and humanities. Our editors are particularly interested in critically savvy, in-depth work addressing the digital future of literature, theory, criticism, and the arts.

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The Eighteenth-Century Common

Posted by Jessica Richard on January 4, 2012

I convene a faculty seminar in eighteenth-century studies that has been awarded a seed grant for 2012 from the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute to pursue external grants and develop The Eighteenth-Century Common, a web project that will provide a medium for eighteenth-century scholars to communicate with an eager public non-academic readership.

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DiRT Directory

Posted by Quinn Dombrowski on January 4, 2012

DiRT is a directory of digital research tools, with a particular focus on digital humanities. An evolution of Lisa Spiro's DiRT wiki and formerly known as Bamboo DiRT, the DiRT directory makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to find and compare resources ranging from content management systems to music OCR, statistical analysis packages to mind-mapping software. Anyone can create an account and add new tools to DiRT.

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DHShare

Posted by Jennifer Sano-F... on January 4, 2012

DHShare is a scholarly and pedagogical resource for sharing, organizing, and finding link sources pertinent to computers and writing and the digital humanities, and for discussing how these sources can be used in educational settings. At this stage of the site's development, the sources currently included are more specifically related to intellectual property and copyright, including resources on the history of copyright, remix culture, read-write culture, plagiarism, fair use, torrent communities, piracy, authorship/ownership, and copyright across cultures.

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Denison Digital Archive

Posted by Jacqueline Wernimont on January 3, 2012

We are currently at the planning stage for a feminist digital archive. The archival material derives from the Ella Strong Denison library, which includes significant collections of suffragette ephemera, 19th century women’s work, book arts from antiquity to the present, and an extensive interdisciplinary teaching collection. We hope to develop a program that utilizes the archive as an opportunity to explore a range of questions within digital humanities. In particular, we are interested in developing a specifically feminist encoding paradigm that will allow us to integrate feminist theoretical insights on archival formation, digital technology, and user interfaces. We also plan to develop a digital archive that maximizes the pedagogical impact of digitizing the Denison materials.

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Mapping Modernism / Modernist Letters Project

Posted by Gabriel Hankins on January 2, 2012

This project, currently under development, is developing social and spatial maps of modernist correspondence, with a specific initial focus on the Bloomsbury Group and global modernism. Supported by the Scholars' Lab R&D Group at the University of Virginia, as well as collaborators in Library Science and twentieth-century literary studies, the project employs Omeka's collaborative data collection features alongside the exciting new visualization tool Neatline, due to be released soon.

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Guide to Evagrius Ponticus

Posted by Joel Kalvesmaki on December 9, 2011

The Guide to Evagrius Ponticus provides definitive lists of Evagrius's works, of editions and translations of those works, and of studies related to his life and thought. The Guide includes an inventory of relevant ancient sources that refer to Evagrius and a display of imagery from the ancient world. Updated quarterly, the Guide will gradually introduce a manuscript checklist, images of manuscripts, transcriptions of those manuscripts, and open source critical editions of Evagrius's writings.

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The Intermedial Zoom

Posted by Florentina Armaselu on November 17, 2011

The project focuses on the technique of zoom and its approaches across different media, from a comparative perspective. We are interested to compare the particularities of zooming in cartography, photography, film and textual materials, trying to identify patterns of expressivity on the level of meaning, aesthetic and cognitive reflection, and their possible uses in creating new digital paradigms.

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Progetto Sonzogno

Posted by Silvia Valisa on November 13, 2011

This is a rough introduction to my inventory and analysis project for the production of Italian publisher Sonzogno between 1800 and 1943.
The data now available on the site consists of two Outlook Databases. They list the holdings of the Biblioteca Storica Sonzogno as inventoried by two archivists for the Italian publisher RCS, who is the current owner of the Sonzogno catalogue.

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