Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dilbert comic

was all too fitting from yesterday’s (12/23) paper (Press Enterprise, for those in the area). Had to share: old man in the office: “I KNOW WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT. I HAVE THIRTY YEARS IN THIS INDUSTRY!” young buck: “How does … Continue reading

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Congratulations: You’ve got 15 likes!

…it was remarkable to observe you finishing up on Google Docs this morning (see screen cap below). Thanks to each of you for a wonderful class and for your amazing contributions and collaboration.

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The final

The final edits are done on our Manifesto…pleas read over it and give your thumbs up! click on assignments….Final exam…the Manifesto or click here

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Google’s 500 billion word corpus…

…offers extraordinary possibilities for linguistic, literary, cultural and other research and a simple to use online tool for beginner exploration

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The Future of Indie Book Stores

Great article today from NPR – harkens back to our online vs. print discussion. http://www.npr.org/2010/12/14/132026420/end-of-days-for-bookstores-not-if-they-can-help-it

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Manifesto GDoc

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uGkOkaWnOogowDhmR10ypx7BUrIIN3yzMUpkb-jkhcc/edit?hl=en&authkey=CISAxb8L That’ll get you to the Manifesto. Right now, you can only read it. After we’ve done most of the editing we have in mind, we’ll open it up for you to edit so you can leave comments. Once it … Continue reading

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final: final steps

content: Erik, Amanda, John editing: Erik (editor-in-chief) et al. create a google account for editing in google docs Erik and John will send sharing invitations for google doc review images and recommend to Sarah final proof will be announced via … Continue reading

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i will be there just after 8

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something of interest

I know that nobody has time to do anything but study right now, but I came across an interesting article in the NY Times via the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) website.  It mentions some really interesting DH projects, … Continue reading

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Hmm…

In pondering my graduate school future, I stumbled onto this.

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finalizing your final

As you plan how you will combine your posts into a single manifesto (I’ve borrowed Erik’s excellent term here), please keep in mind this message I received from Alan Liu (whose work you’ve read and who is coordinating the 4Humanities … Continue reading

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here’s one attempt (erik’s) to illustrate how you might author the final exam collaboratively; it’s kind of buried in the body of the final exam page, so I’m posting it here as well lest you miss it… Erik Kile: “…would … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Fiction Mss.

an interesting audio discussion of the controversy which ensued following publication of Austen’s fiction mss. Fascinating listening.

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congratulations, Erik!

Announcing “Bloomsburg University’s nominees for the 2011 Intro Journals Project – Sponsored by the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), the Intro Journals Project is a nationwide contest for students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate creative writing programs. Each … Continue reading

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English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Undergraduate Student Conference CFP

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ATTN Class: an Approach to the Collaborative Final

Hey guys and gals, just wanted to throw something out there.  Between pounding cups of coffee and studying and writing papers back-to-back, I know we’re all extremely busy in the last two weeks of the semester.  I do, however, have … Continue reading

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DH and Victorian Literature

“Analyzing Literature by Words and Numbers” in the NYT – be sure to thank Dr. Riley, English, for sharing this.

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Exam and Project

Please post your project proposals on the page created for your group (pages are located under the Assignments tab and nested beside the research project; group members have full editing privileges for their pages). A final exam draft location is … Continue reading

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Final Exam

I think the idea of a collaborative post/blog entry is very much with the spirit of this class/discussion and topic. And I agree that 14 of us authoring one post makes it more compelling to anyone who would read it. … Continue reading

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