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Hacking the Scholarly Workflow CFP for MLA 2018

“Hacking Your Scholarly Workflow” is a free-of-cost workshop that would take place during—not before—the MLA 2018 conference in New York City. Led by Shawna Ross (Assistant Professor of Modern British Literature and the Digital Humanities at Texas A&M University) and Beth Seltzer (Educational Technology Specialist at Bryn Mawr), this workshop would be one of the two guaranteed programs sponsored by the MLA’s Committee on Information Technology.

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Deprogramming from the Productivity Cult

Thanksgiving Break came at a perfect time for me. After participating in what is always my favorite conference, the Modernist Studies Association Conference, I had to be on campus for just Monday and Tuesday before I could veg at home and recover from travel and tidy up the loose ends of hallway conversations, terrified chats with publishers, and business-card exchanges. But on that Monday and Tuesday, something funny happened: people kept stopping me in the hallway to ask why I looked so happy.

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Open Modernisms, Part IV

In this five-part series of blog posts, I am recounting, by way of documentation, the process by which the modernist community has begun to create a free, digital anthology of modernism. Parts IV and V summarize the MODSOURCE email list in November-December 2014; this installment summarizes the major debates, while the next and final installment will focus on the technical details.

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Open Modernisms, Part III

In this five-part series of blog posts, I am recounting, by way of documentation, the process by which the modernist community has begun to create a free, digital anthology of modernism. This installment summarizes the email exchanges among Claire Battershill, Chris Forster, Andrew Pilsch, and myself between November 10th and 14th, when I sent a summary email to the entire board.

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