Two Job Markets in Every Pot: My Platform for the MLA Executive Council

Earlier this year, I sent Rosemary Feal, the Executive Director of the MLA, a direct message via Twitter. In the last couple of years I've had the chance to get to know her as we've spoken together on panels and as I've served on the MLA's Committee on Information Technology (CIT). In this DM, I suggested that … Continue reading Two Job Markets in Every Pot: My Platform for the MLA Executive Council

Beyond the Digital: Pattern Recognition and Interpretation. A CFP for MLA 2014 from ACH

Cross-posted from http://www.ach.org/beyond-digital-cfp-mla-2014 Recent MLA Conventions have featured many sessions about the digital humanities, considering their impact on methodology, pedagogy, bibliography, race, and the profession itself. What is sometimes forgotten, however, is that the output of digital analysis is not itself the goal; rather, it is a means to an end, and that end is the … Continue reading Beyond the Digital: Pattern Recognition and Interpretation. A CFP for MLA 2014 from ACH

Life Ain’t Pretty in the Steampunk City: A Call for Abstracts

By way of addressing what we see as a gap in the edited collection that Rachel Bowser and I announced last year, we are soliciting abstracts for essays that consider in one way or another representations of the city in steampunk. The term “city” should be understood widely to signify large and small urban spaces … Continue reading Life Ain’t Pretty in the Steampunk City: A Call for Abstracts

The Future of Undergraduate Digital Humanities: Call for Abstracts for DH 2013:

Next July and the next Digital Humanities Conference might seem very far away (to say nothing of Nebraska), but it turns out that the due date for the call for proposals is right around the corner. Consequently, Kate Singer and I invite 250-word abstracts for a panel on The Future of Undergraduate Digital Humanities. Abstracts are due to … Continue reading The Future of Undergraduate Digital Humanities: Call for Abstracts for DH 2013:

We Need More Signposts!, A Call for Abstracts and Papers on Alt-Ac Careers

I love my job. I build amazing projects with a great team. I teach courses about all things digital. I collaborate extensively with friends on a wide range of projects. And along the way, I get to rethink what it means to work in and around the academy. My role is part of what has been increasingly called … Continue reading We Need More Signposts!, A Call for Abstracts and Papers on Alt-Ac Careers