Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Where marketers would never want to tamper

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Here's the thing: English professors don't usually get asked to test drive and review cars. I've reviewed books, grant proposals, even web sites. Never cars. Ah, this blessèd plot, this Internet. Granted, I'm not an "English professor" -- I have a Ph.D. in English literature, which means that I trained ...

Digital MLA 2008: An epistolary meta-narrative

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Since much of the writing I've seen about digital humanities at MLA 2008 has focused on how technology (especially Twitter) enlivened the conference, I thought I'd present here as best I could what the online scholarly conversation actually looks like. This is of course chiefly from my perspective, but I ...