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 special session that he put together with two colleagues on “Digital Approaches to Fictional Dialogue” and the paper he is presenting is “Coded Gender: An Algorithmic Approach to Social Performance in Narrative Speech.”

Andrew Piper will be presiding at a panel on Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m (404,JW Marriott) entitled “Computational Approaches to Literary Character.” He will also be presenting a paper at the panel called “On the Coherence of Character.” Again at this panel, NovelTM member Ted Underwood will be presenting “The Gendering of Character, 1800–1922.”

Richard Jean So will be presenting “Globalization of the MFA: East Asian Writers at Iowa” at the panel “New Histories of the Transpacific: Literature and the State,” on Friday, 8 January, 10-15-11:30am, 5B ACC.

Laura Mandell will be speaking at the session “What We Talk about When We Talk about DH: Interdisciplinary Vocabularies,” taking place Friday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., JW Grand 4, JW Marriott.  On Sunday, 10 January, 10:15-11:30 am, in RM 303 JW Marriott, Laura will also be speaking at the panel “Digital Scholarship in Action: Research.”