Month: July 2010

Jane Austen

Jane Austen

With ease I could make a list of my favorite women writers. As effortlessly as breathing, I would type Donna Tartt (The Secret History), Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged), Norman Rush (Mating) – okay, he’s not a woman, but his female narrator is so brilliantly authentic […]

Publish or Perish?

Publish or Perish?

This tired, old, politically charged (yet apt) saying has finally caught up with me, just not in a way I ever would have expected. In the midst of cooking my way through The Grit Cookbook (a gift received during a recent visit home – thanks, […]

digital humanities, semantics, and a WOTY suggestion for ADS

digital humanities, semantics, and a WOTY suggestion for ADS

I’m a little sheepish about admitting this, but I’ve been delinquent in offering my own definition of DH. While I’m more than willing to take academic risks and to define and contribute to new scholarly endeavors, I’m more reserved when defining something I’ve been a […]

DH 2010: A lesson in crowdsourcing

DH 2010: A lesson in crowdsourcing

London was brilliant. We walked miles and miles each day to keep up with our overly ambitious tourist itinerary (it was my little one’s first time in the city and Garrick and I wanted him to see everything), and it was hot (30 practically every […]