A new version of WordSeer is in the works. It’s been guided by the advice of our long-suffering literature-scholar collaborators. And by the tales of frustration and trial-and-error of the students of the Hamlet class who tried to use WordSeer to analyze parts of the play. We also thought hard about the text analysis process as a series of…

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Using and building upon the successes of Hacking the Academy, Hack(ing) School(ing) will be a curated, multimedia “book” or “volume” or “collection.”  We specifically invite you to submit posts, articles, artifacts, etc. that you believe would be relevant to a collection on Hack(ing) School(ing).  What this book/volume/collection ultimately looks like is still to-be-determined; maybe it’s more than one “thing.”…

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The 2012 meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies will take place in San Antonio, Texas from March 22 to March 25. Information about hotel reservations is available at this page. The call for papers has been uploaded to the ASECS website (as a Microsoft Word file).

The Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO proposes to organize an international conference from 26 to 28 September 2012 in Vancouver (BC) Canada, to explore the main issues affecting the preservation of digital documentary heritage, in order to develop strategies that…

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Call for participants: SCMS workshop on digital humanities and film/media studies | Miriam Posner’s Blog. Among those who care about such things, it’s become clear that there’s a bit of a divide between film and media studies, often thought to be primarily theoretical or historical, and digital humanities, which often emphasizes the importance of hacking…

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Flow | Call for Responses. The 2012 Flow Conference will resemble traditional academic meetings in name only: there will be no panels, no papers, and no plenary sessions. Instead, the event will feature a series of roundtables, each organized around a discussion question on contemporary issues in television/media culture and scholarship. Respondents are asked to…

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This Friday, June 22 from 1:00 – 2:00pm EST (10:00 – 11:00am PST), Hybrid Pedagogy will host a Twitter discussion group under the hashtag #digped on the relationship between pedagogy and technology. Functionality is increasingly important in an educational world that includes hybrid classes, MOOCs, and more; but is functionality pedagogy? Is pedagogy driving functionality, or is it the…

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Welcome to the open peer review of Shakespeare Quarterly’s new experimental feature, “After SAA.” Papers grouped under “Shakespeare and Philosophy,” “Shakespeare and Language,” and “Shakespeare and Skepticism” were first presented at the 2012 meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America. They appear here because they offer particular opportunities for further discussion within, and across, the boundaries…

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