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Topic Modeling and The Ladder

Hi guys. I’m quite late to this party, but since I didn’t participate in the round-table discussion/blog post week, I thought I should share what I’ve been working on with everybody now. Below is an excerpt from my paper. Thanks … Continue reading

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Variations on the theme Boys & Unicorns & Sparkles: What is a librarian to do?

I want to focus on where librarians have placed themselves in the field of Digital Humanities? What kind of Help guides and Tutorials are available through libraries? What kind of resources do libraries have online with regard to text files/ … Continue reading

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Topic Modeling Personal Stories from September 11, 2001

One of my research interests is the formation of literary responses to trauma, and I have been interested in finding ways digital humanities can help uncover trends and themes in post-traumatic literature. As part of my Master’s thesis I examined … Continue reading

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Intentions, Conventions, and Topics

I. “Sonnet Boom: A Thumbnail History” My project for this course is to use topic-modeling to explore a collection of texts that literary historians associate with the “Elizabethan sonnet boom.” The history, in brief, is as follows: the sonnet form … Continue reading

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A conversation among journal editors on theory, history, and database

So, to start with, I have two projects on the stove at once, one I should have finished and sent out long ago, and the other, meant as a sequel, which is now riding its own melting. This project was … Continue reading

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Benjamin D. O’Dell: “The Captain is Bunk”

My final project has led me to follow in the footsteps of the Stanford Literary Lab’s first pamphlet and explore what use, if any, digital tools hold for the project of genre classification. To be specific, my objective is to … Continue reading

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Project Update: Before you can manipulate the text…

you have to have text to work with. In my case, I have text, but it’s handwritten on parchment. I spent a good amount of last semester transcribing pages of text from Univ of Illinois MS 80, a small manuscript … Continue reading

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