TDWW in 2020

2020 has been a year of attention and of change for The (De)collected War of the Worlds. In January, I presented a paper related to the project within the context of serialization and digital humanities. In March, Dr. Amanda Visconti published a critical evaluation of the project in Reviews in Digital Humanities. In June, I introduced University of Florida undergraduate students in my course “Writing … Continue reading TDWW in 2020

After NAVSA 2019

At the end of last week (October 17-19), I had the pleasure of attending, moderating, and presenting at the 2019 North American Victorian Studies Association conference in Columbus, Ohio. There were several excellent papers there on digital projects, including a pechakucha roundtable devoted exclusively to the subject that really illuminated the breadth of Victorian scholarship being conducted and presented using digital tools and platforms. I … Continue reading After NAVSA 2019

Version 1.0

Here at the end of what I’m calling “Version 1.0” of The (De)collected War of the Worlds—which is to say, my initial plan for something that will feel coherent and balanced—I’d like to offer a personal reflection on the project. I am a firm believer in the idea that some of the most effective scholarship involves affective investment, and the process of designing and executing … Continue reading Version 1.0