NovelTM scholar opens Network@1800 Symposium

NovelTM team member Matt Erlin delivered the Harold and Iris Chandler Lecture “Enlightenment Publication Networks” at the Network@1800: New Directions in German and European Cultural Studies Symposium at Bowdoin College on April 5, 2017. For more on the event, see “Network@1800: A Digital Humanities Perspective on European Cultural History.”

Partner Focus: Compute Canada

NovelTM partner Compute Canada recently highlighted the work of team members Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair in the article “High-powered computing: it’s not just for astrophysics anymore.” The piece describes the Voyant tool they co-created, which is “the most widely used tool running on the Compute Canada platform.” You can read more about Voyant and the intersection between high-end computing and humanities…

Tackling gender bias in book reviews

A team of undergraduate students with the NovelTM team at McGill University has launched a new website looking at gender bias in book reviewing. The interns came to the table with various interests and areas of expertise — from social justice, women’s studies and literature to computer science and linguistics — but they shared a concern for gender equality. They…