In this exciting talk, David Mimno outlines the limitations and uses of representational modeling by employing examples from Minecraft, data on U.S. gun ownership, and 19th-century novels.
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Applied linguist Susan Conrad looks to engineering writing to highlight differences between theoretical and practical communication.
Mark Algee-Hewitt, Ryan Heuser, and Franco Moretti of the Stanford Literary Lab present their research on the "natural habitat of topics": paragraphs.
How Cervantes's novella is reconfigured as Thomas Middleton's play, and the varying modes of cognition negotiated by this adaptation.
Why debt and its remedies look different in the classroom and on the street.
How a controversial Cervantes story and its French version help us reimagine early modern religion as circulation and mediation rather than sacralization
So, I'm late to this, but I finally sat down and had a proper read of Benjy Kahan's 2013 book Celibacies: American Modernism and Sexual Life .  What strikes me especially about it is that I think...
Dated scholarship can obscure more than it describes a period like the Renaissance. Can such studies be productively read today?
Greeks young and old, workers and professionals, showed that in utter hopelessness you can vote to maintain your dignity.
Toward an alternative future by way of an alternative past.
Revenants and returns: one French revolutionary era precursor to a contemporary debate (Part 1 of 2) .