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Links Related to Fareed Zakaria, "In Defense of a Liberal Education"
(In my "What Am I Doing Here? The Value of a Liberal Arts Education" class, we have been reading Fareed Zakaria's new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education. These are some links I shared with my students in office hours meetings yesterday) 1. Some of you ...
I teach at Lehigh University in eastern Pennsylvania. I do research on modernist literature and postcolonial literature. Recent courses I have taught include Transatlantic Modernism, Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture, and Writing for the Internet.
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Fall Teaching: Digital Humanities
My colleague Ed Whitley and I are co-teaching an Introduction to Digital Humanities course for the first time this fall.  In some ways the course looks a little like other Intro to DH courses taught by colleagues elsewhere (and we consulted syllabi by peopl...
I teach at Lehigh University in eastern Pennsylvania. I do research on modernist literature and postcolonial literature. Recent courses I have taught include Transatlantic Modernism, Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture, and Writing for the Internet.
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An Account David Hoover's DHSI 2015 Keynote: Performance, Deformance, Apology
David L. Hoover  of NYU gave the opening keynote during week 2 at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (#dhsi2015) this year. It was an intense event, partly because Hoover used certain euphemisms about the poet Joyce Kilmer that some members of the audi...
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Notes on DHSI 2015 (part 2): Focus on Tools and Gadgets
I picked up a lot at DHSI, and it will probably take some time to process all of it. This week, I attended two keynotes, three colloquia (often with younger scholars talking about their work and teaching), three 'unconference' lunch sessions on different to...
I picked up a lot at DHSI, and it will probably take some time to process all of it. This week, I attended two keynotes, three colloquia (often with younger scholars talking about their work and teaching), three 'unconference' lunch sessions on different topics, two poster sessions, ...
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Notes on J.R. Carpenter’s "Entre-Ville" (a work of interactive fiction / Net Art)
[These comments below are for my course on Electronic Literature taught by Davis Hickman and Dene Grigar] [Start by looking at J.R. Carpenter's  Entre-Ville  ] J.R. Carpenter describes herself as a “Canadian artist, writer,
researcher, performer, and maker ...
J.R. Carpenter describes herself as a “Canadian artist, writer, researcher, performer, and maker of maps, zines, books, poetry, short fiction, long fiction, non-fiction, and non-linear, intertextual, hypermedia and computer-generated narrative.” The sheer multiplicity of modalities she ascribes ...
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Spring Teaching Notes: Asian American Literature
This spring I taught an introductory Asian American Literature class for the first time (the proper title for the course was "Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture"). To my knowledge, this is the first time a course with this title has been taug...
This spring I taught an introductory Asian American Literature class for the first time (the proper title for the course was "Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture"). To my knowledge, this is the first time a course with this title has been taught at Lehigh University.
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Fall Teaching 2: "What Am I Doing Here? The Value of a Liberal Arts Education"
It started happening here and there a few years ago, but recently became a regular phenomenon: I would get new first student advisees who, upon first meeting me, said they planned to immediately transfer out of the College of Arts and Sciences and into Lehi...
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The Kiplings and India: Announcing a Digital Archive Project
After attending DHSI this past June, I thought the time was right to move ahead more seriously with a digital archive project I have been contemplating for several years. Though the project is still in a very early phase, it seems right to announce what I a...
I teach at Lehigh University in eastern Pennsylvania. I do research on modernist literature and postcolonial literature. Recent courses I have taught include Transatlantic Modernism, Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture, and Writing for the Internet.
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DHSI Notes Part 3: Electronic Literature and the Problem of Platform Obsolescence
Let me begin by thanking the excellent teachers of the course on Electronic Literature I took at the DHSI last week, Dene Grigar and Davin Hickman. Dene and Davin, I learned a lot from you -- thank you so much for volunteering so much of your time and intel...
Let me begin by thanking the excellent teachers of the course on Electronic Literature I took at the DHSI last week, Dene Grigar and Davin Hickman. Dene and Davin, I learned a lot from you -- thank you so much for volunteering so much of your time and intellectual energy to help a "noobie" like ...
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Seven Layers
[This poem is part of an in-class exercise for my E-Literature class at DHSI. This is the straight narrative version. To see the 'stir fry' version, click here .] Seven Layers
(inspired by Sandy Baldwin’s Ping Poetics) Application Layer.   Nice to meet you,...
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DHSI 2015 Notes 1: Pre-conference on "Social Knowledge Creation"
I'm here in Victoria for week 2 of the DHSI ; I might try and post a few brief notes along the way for myself and others who might be interested. There were two pre-conferences meeting at the same time on Sunday. One was on maximizing accessibility in DH  p...
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Don't Run (a poem)
Don’t run When you run, they think you’re running for a reason. You might not have a reason to run other than fear of authority, but don’t run.  At the end of the month, when the cops are filling out arrest quotas, you look like a jackpot. Like a promotion....
At the end of the month, when the cops are filling out arrest quotas, you look like a jackpot. Like a promotion. Don't move when they pull out their guns. Don't run. Don't think of family, don't think of a future, don't think: what are they taking me for? Don't talk back. Don't question the gun.
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I feel you! My son Theo is already asking difficult questions, and he's only five years old. 
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I teach 20th century literature in English at Lehigh University. 
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