Distant Reading Working Group

I’m very excited to be co-leading a Research Working Group on Distant Reading in the English Department at MSU, with Professor Steve Rachman. Research Working Groups are a new initiative in the graduate program at MSU; the department is offering four, organized around intellectual, research, and teaching interests shared among faculty and graduate students. From…

Student Portfolios : Intro/Advanced Digital Research Methods

I’m pleased to announce the Mellon Scholars’ 2016-17 Team Portfolios! Click on the images below to visit the four team sites: 1. The Modernist Journals Project, 2. 19th Century Sunday School Books, 3. Antislavery Almanacs, and 4. The Founding Fathers Lending Library.   Team portfolios comprised the bulk of our assignments in IDS 180-181; students…

English 353 : Women and the Contemporary Novel

I’m excited to be teaching Women and the Contemporary Novel this summer at MSU. This is an upper-level English course (cross-listed with Women’s Studies), and I’m excited to dive (back) in to some of my favorite recent books with a group of students. The course will be online, and I’m experimenting with using Slack as…

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