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…

How Has the MFA Changed the Contemporary Novel?

We wrote a program to analyze hundreds of works by authors with and without creative-writing degrees. The results were disappointing. Published in the Atlantic by Richard Jean So and Andrew Piper This year, about 20,000 people applied to study creative writing at MFA programs in the U.S. It’s a funny fact to consider, given that the…