About a year ago, I started thinking about building a professional website. It seemed like the “next” step in my professional life. If a built a website in my first year of graduate school, then when I started looking at jobs in year two, I would have a platform to advertise and promote. Having a…

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We recently featured hundreds of Van Gogh’s paintings, sketches, and letters downloadable from Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum. But despite its name, that respected institution hasn’t devoted itself entirely to the work of the 19th-century post-impressionist painter; they’ve also got a serious stock of art from roughly the same period but the other side of the world in…

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The Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE) is an ongoing project that makes available textual and contextual data of book epigrams (or: metrical paratexts) from medieval Greek manuscripts (seventh to fifteenth century).We define book epigrams as poems in books and on books: their subject is the very manuscript in which they are found. They record,…

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Inspired by the amazing work that Dan Royles is doing with TEI mark up of oral history interview transcripts (soon to appear in Oral History Review) I took a quick run at something I first thought of at the American Art History and Digital Scholarship: New Avenues of Exploration in 2013. Access resource here.

The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an effort to create the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for the development of new research, teaching, and administrative tools.The project leverages a collection of over 1 million syllabi collected from university and departmental websites.  It provides: The first version of a new…

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For the last few years, I’ve been collaborating with Roger Whitson on editing Comics as Scholarship, a special issue for Digital Humanities Quarterly. The open-access issue is now available and may be of interest to anyone experimenting with alternatives to the monolithic scholarly essay. The collection includes six comics written and designed by scholars as…

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