Mapping the literary and cultural geography of London

NovelTM Partner the Literary Lab at Stanford University has released the 13th in its series of pamphlets. In “The Emotions of London,” Ryan Heuser, Franco Moretti and Erik Steiner break ground in a new field of inquiry for the Lab: literary and cultural geography. Working on a corpus of 5,000 novels penned between 1700 and 1900, the pamphlet charts the uneven…

NovelTM @ MLA 2017

Don’t miss the NovelTM team at the 2017 MLA Convention in Philadelphia, PA, from January 5-8, 2017. Andrew Piper will present “Tempos: Computation and the Time of Reading,” co-authored by Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University), during Session 404, “Reading against Noise,” on Friday, 6 January, from 5:15–6:30 PM. Mark Algee-Hewitt will present “Networks of Response: Citation and Sequence in Nineteenth-Century Periodical…

Geoffrey Rockwell gives keynote at DHCS 2016

Geoffrey Rockwell delivered the keynote address “Information Wants to Be Free, Or Does It? Ethics in the Digital Humanities” on November 12 at the 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities & Computer Science. He also took notes during the 3-day event and has shared them on his Wiki.

Geoffrey Rockwell at the University of Verona

Dr. Geoffrey Rockwell is finishing up three months as a Visiting Professor at the University of Verona. While there he lectured on Text Editing and Analytics in the Digital Humanities and Why the Digital Humanities Matter. He also ran a seminar for PhD students on Ethics and Big Data that made the case for the…

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Literary Geography

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: English POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN COMPUTATIONAL LITERARY GEOGRAPHY Location: Notre Dame Main Campus The Textual Geographies project at the University of Notre Dame, in collaboration with the Text Mining the Novel project, solicits applications for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship in computational literary geography. The fellow will pursue her or…

NovelTM at MLA 2016

Several members of the NovelTM team will be presenting at the upcoming MLA 2016 conference in Austin, Texas. On Saturday, January 9th, from 1:45-3:00 in 5C, ACC, Mark Algee-Hewitt is presenting “Literary Sociality: Networks of Enlightenment on Stage and in Print”. On Sunday, January 10th, from 10:15-11:30, in 5A, ACC, he is part of a…

Ecologies of Publishing Futures

Andrew Piper recently gave the keynote address at the Ecologies of Publishing Futures Symposium at the Royal College of Art, London. Entitled “The Distributed Book,” the lecture addressed issues around publishing past and future, such as analogue and digital forms of publishing and the influences of technology. Ecologies of Publishing Futures was a one-day international…