Matthew Wilkens Wins Digital Innovation Fellowship

NovelTM would like to offer congratulations to team member Matthew Wilkens for winning a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Sciences (ACLS) for his groundbreaking research in the digital humanities. Matt is one of seven scholars to receive the council’s 2014 Digital Innovation Fellowship for his contribution to the field of literary geography. ACLS describes his Literary Geography at Scale as “one of the largest humanities text-mining projects to date and the first truly large-scale study of 20th- and 21st-century literature.” The work is also supported by a $100,000 grant from the Notre Dame Office of Research.

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