Research Projects

  • Project Lead: Sheena Wilson This project aims to create a digital archive of material on Japanese Canadian history, with a specific focus on the representation of Second World War evacuation from the West Coast.  Recovery work, and making that information easily accessible through publication on the digital commons, […]

    Evacuation, Confinement, Representation and the Digital Archive

    Project Lead: Sheena Wilson This project aims to create a digital archive of material on Japanese Canadian history, with a specific focus on the representation of Second World War evacuation from the West Coast.  Recovery work, and making that information easily accessible through publication on the digital commons, […]

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  • Here’s an interesting initiative on the part of the ACH to try to get DH funders to put guidelines in place for sustaining the results of the research they fund (reposting from Humanist List): Bethany Nowviskie, on behalf of the ACH (Association for Computers in the Humanities) is […]

    DH funders and sustainability initiative

    Here’s an interesting initiative on the part of the ACH to try to get DH funders to put guidelines in place for sustaining the results of the research they fund (reposting from Humanist List): Bethany Nowviskie, on behalf of the ACH (Association for Computers in the Humanities) is […]

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  • We are building on Drucker and Nowviskie’s Temporal Modeling project to create interactive timelines for humanities researchers. We hope to support visualizations of subjectivity and conflicting witnesses.

    Speculative Timelines

    We are building on Drucker and Nowviskie’s Temporal Modeling project to create interactive timelines for humanities researchers. We hope to support visualizations of subjectivity and conflicting witnesses.

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  • This research project is investigating how literary historical analysis can be radically extended by text mining and visualization, using the experimental Orlando Project as our test bed. The proposed research is at the crossroads of several fields, including literary criticism, textual history, digital text encoding, computer-assisted text analysis, […]

    Text Mining and Visualization for Digital Literary History

    This research project is investigating how literary historical analysis can be radically extended by text mining and visualization, using the experimental Orlando Project as our test bed. The proposed research is at the crossroads of several fields, including literary criticism, textual history, digital text encoding, computer-assisted text analysis, […]

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  • This SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis project, dedicated to identifying strategies for maintaining the vitality of humanities scholarship and the cultural sector by means of electronic scholarly activity, including archiving, editing and dissemination, took place in the autumn of 2010. The final report is available here. The study engaged with the […]

    Knowledge Synthesis: Sustaining Digital Scholarship for Sustainable Culture

    This SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis project, dedicated to identifying strategies for maintaining the vitality of humanities scholarship and the cultural sector by means of electronic scholarly activity, including archiving, editing and dissemination, took place in the autumn of 2010. The final report is available here. The study engaged with the […]

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  • First texts published in Francophone Alberta (in the province’s French-language newspapers) 1905-1960, year of the publication of Canada’s first novel published by an Alberta-born Francophone Project Leader: Pamela Sing

    Early Francophone Alberta

    First texts published in Francophone Alberta (in the province’s French-language newspapers) 1905-1960, year of the publication of Canada’s first novel published by an Alberta-born Francophone Project Leader: Pamela Sing

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  • Editing Modernism in Canada Editing Modernism in Canada (EMiC) supports collaboration, training, and renewed critical and digital engagement with Canadian modernisms. Funded by a SSHRC Strategic Knowledge Cluster grant, the project has expanded from tis roots at Dalhousie University to include researchers from UK, Belgium, France, the United […]

    Editing Modernism in Canada

    Editing Modernism in Canada Editing Modernism in Canada (EMiC) supports collaboration, training, and renewed critical and digital engagement with Canadian modernisms. Funded by a SSHRC Strategic Knowledge Cluster grant, the project has expanded from tis roots at Dalhousie University to include researchers from UK, Belgium, France, the United […]

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  • The Orlando Project is an ongoing collaborative experiment in the use of computers to engage in literary history. The project has produced the first full scholarly history of women’s writing in the British Isles – but this is history with a difference.

    Orlando Project

    The Orlando Project is an ongoing collaborative experiment in the use of computers to engage in literary history. The project has produced the first full scholarly history of women’s writing in the British Isles – but this is history with a difference.

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  • The Canadian Women’s Writing Project is an umbrella project bringing together diverse investigations of women’s writing in Canada.

    The Canadian Women’s Writing Project

    The Canadian Women’s Writing Project is an umbrella project bringing together diverse investigations of women’s writing in Canada.

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