Mechanical Resolution: Benjamin, Google Art Project, and the Digital Humanities

One of the first things that I saw this morning was a tweet from Andrew Hazlett pointing to a Washington Post article by Philip Kennicott about the new Google Art Project. Art Project takes a "street view" approach to 17 art museums, allowing you to walk through some of their galleries and see the works … Continue reading Mechanical Resolution: Benjamin, Google Art Project, and the Digital Humanities

Assignment: The “American Century” Geospatial Timeline

For the last several years, I have been interested in representing time and space visually in the context of literature courses. During my final year as a graduate student, I was a fellow in Emory's Center for Interactive Teaching. There, I had the freedom to spend many hours exploring several web widgets for doing just … Continue reading Assignment: The “American Century” Geospatial Timeline