I’ve contributed a new post to the TCLLP blog: “Close, Distant, Social: Reading the Metadata of Literary History.” It’s a general reflection that pulls together a lot of conceptual loose ends, and merging out of more concrete work for the group exhibit on prosopography and modernist letters at MSA 15.

As I approach my final year of graduate coursework, I took a look at an MLA working group’s draft definition of “the new dissertation” in the humanities:

Notes from an MLA 2013 session on “Theories and Practices of the Literary Lab.”

These are live notes from a presentation by Dan Cohen for Boston University’s “Conversations in History” lecture series.

Pausing for a moment while reading Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas, her extended essay about war culture and women’s rights, I take note of her radical vision of the college or university.