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This page focuses on resources and news related to literary and cultural studies, though drawing the boundaries of same is most challenging. The next step will be to update this space often with links to individual projects. Your suggestions are welcome!


Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology. MLACommons. Kenneth M. Price, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Ray Siemens, University of Victoria, eds.

Reading Moving Letters: Digital Literature in Research and Teaching: A Handbook. Roberto Simanowski, Jörgen Schäfer, Peter Gendolla, eds. Bielefeld: Transcript, c2010. WID-HD PN43.7 .R423 2010

A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Ray Siemens and Susan Schriebman, eds. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007. WID-LC PN56.I65 C66 2007

Review Article: Review of English Studies

MLA Annual Convention 2012

The Modern Language Association (MLA)'s 2012 annual convention included a session on "Getting Started in the Digital Humanities with DHCommons." (January 5, 2012)    Agenda

Sample reality post, "Digital Humanities Sessions at the 2012 MLA Annual Conference in Seattle."

Centers and Associations

Featured Site

NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship)
A "scholarly organization devoted to forging links between the material archive of the nineteenth century and the digital research environment of the twenty-first."

Review Article:
Wheeles, Dana, "Testing NINES," Literary & Linguistic Computing 25:4 (2010), p. 393-403.

Project Spotlight

Approaches to Managing and Collecting Born-Digital Literary Materials for Scholarly Use
White Paper to the NEH Office of Digital Humanities
Level 1 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, May 2009
Authors: Matthew G. Kirschenbaum (Project Director), Erika Farr, Kari M. Kraus, Naomi L. Nelson, Catherine Stollar Peters, Gabriela Redwine, Doug Reside

Projects described:
Salman Rushdie Papers (Emory)
Deena Larsen Collection (MITH)

Project News