Testing Simulacra

“The simulacrum is never that which conceals the truth – it is the truth which conceals that there is none.  The simulacrum is true.” […]

Bugle Corps

Visualizing Data with Tableau

Drum Corps International (DCI) labels itself “Marching Music’s Major League”, and it is the amalgamation of years of musical study, marching precision, and entertainment. […]

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Unbinding the Archive

I am working on a digital humanities project that examines what I term “the archival novel,” a genre that structurally instantiates elements of Victorian […]

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A Thoreau Social Edition

“The Readers’ Thoreau” ( offers educators and their students a new way to study the works of the nineteenth-century American writer, Henry David Thoreau, […]


Mining TV Transcripts

I thought it would be a fun exercise to apply language analysis tools to find out if there were differences between the simplicity/complexity of a character’s […]

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Florence in August. Streets are teeming with tourists, overcrowding the atmosphere of the Renaissance, the golden age of Egyptophilia. The imposing Salone dei CinquecentoIt […]

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