While reviewing material for my intro to college writing seminar this semester (topic: modernist fiction and magazines), I came across the handout I prepared for my presentation with the faculty working group on multimodal composition. It was a helpful series of workshops, discussions, and demonstrations coordinated by Deb Breen and Jason Prentice.

I finally got the chance to rethink November’s MSA conference here in Boston. From Shawna Ross and Claire Battershill‘s opening workshop on digitizing modernist texts to the final roundtable on the history of modernist studies, it was a packed and lively time.

While compiling more metadata about the Woolf letters, I came across a presentation I gave nearly two years ago as part of our department’s graduate workshop. While it begins by surveying some of the letters Virginia Woolf received from readers (aka, fan mail), I used these examples to reflect on the difference between visualization and interpretation (and where the two might overlap).

I’m putting together a panel proposal for this year’s Modernist Studies Association conference, which Boston University is co-hosting under the coordination of Carrie Preston.

Anybody anywhere can contribute to Wikipedia, but new editors often find themselves confused by the editing interface, the protocols and preferences of the official Wikipedia “community,” or both. Although Wikipedia is the most accessible reference resource ever created, especially via Google’s “enhanced search results,” it can be much trickier to figure out what’s happening behind the scenes.