Text-mining under the Texas sun

In December, PhD student Jérémie Pelletier-Gagnon (University of Alberta) exchanged snow for sun along with many text-mining ideas and tricks of the trade during his visit with Prof Laura Mandell and members of the Texas A&M NovelTM team. Read about what he learned on his blog, Playing in Public / Jouer en Public: A Text Mining Week at Texas A&M Part 1 and Part 2.

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…

Gender and Big Data: Finding or Making Stereotypes?

In collaboration with Visualizing English Print and the Middle Modernity Group, the Digital Humanities Research Network is pleased to present the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture Annual Lecture: “Gender and Big Data: Finding or Making Stereotypes?” Laura Mandell (Professor of English and Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture, Texas A&M University)…

After the Scholarly Monograph Conference Video

In December 2015, the Département de littératures et de langues du monde, section Études anglaises at the Université de Montréal hosted a workshop on the scholarly monograph in a digital context led by Dr. Laura Mandell. A video of the conference is now available online. Dr. Mandell’s  paper discusses “the effects of Digital Humanities as an emerging field…

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…