The “Next Big Thing” Ten Years Later: Digital Humanities at MLA 2019

This past December, as the semester was winding down, I got a message from Anna Chang, Head of Communications for the Modern Language Association. She inquired whether I would consider writing 500 words or so that summarized the different digital humanities sessions at the 2019 MLA Convention in Chicago for the MLA Newsletter. This was, … Continue reading The “Next Big Thing” Ten Years Later: Digital Humanities at MLA 2019

Assignments and Architecture: Pedagogy in the Digital Age

tl;dr: I gave a talk about digital pedagogy. Today I want to share a talk. That’s not all that unusual, as I’ve been in the habit of posting such presentations since I began blogging here in 2009. What’s unusual about this one—at least for me—is that it’s a talk that evolved as I gave it … Continue reading Assignments and Architecture: Pedagogy in the Digital Age

Announcing the Open Peer Review of My “Failure”

How’s that for a clickbait title? tl;dr: You can now do open-peer review on something Quinn Warnick and I wrote, https://digitalpedagogy.commons.mla.org/keywords/failure/. Way, way back in what feels like forever ago—and perhaps it was given my two new jobs since then—I attended the 2012 MLA Convention in Seattle. That convention was notable for a number of … Continue reading Announcing the Open Peer Review of My “Failure”