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…

Stanford Literary Lab Announces New Blog: Techne

The Stanford Literary Lab is pleased to announce the launch of our new blog, Techne (https://litlab.stanford.edu/techne). Considering the form of the technical blog as expansively as possible, Techne will give our members and collaborators a forum to present the internal work of the Lab to a broader audience, and to share our methods and research…

Canon/Archive. Large-scale Dynamics in the Literary Field

The Stanford Literary Lab has recently released Pamphlet 11: Canon/Archive. Large-scale Dynamics in the Literary Field. Of the novelties introduced by digitization in the study of literature, the size of the archive is probably the most dramatic: we used to work on a couple of hundred nineteenth-century novels, and now we can analyze thousands of them,…

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…