Associate Professor, American University of Beirut

My NYU Abu Dhabi Spring 2017 courses

@DJWrisley undergraduate digital humanities courses – NYU Abu Dhabi – Spring 2017   CADT-AD 2  Digital Curation TuTh 1015-1140 wp.nyu.edu/curation/   In this Arts, Design and Technology core course we examine what it means to be a curator of content online. We begin with basic questions: What is an author? What is a collection? What are […]

Read More

NYU Abu Dhabi Digital Humanities Meetups 2016-17

What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up?   It is an informal get together for anyone interested in, or just curious about, the digital humanities.  It is co-sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship and the Division of the Arts and Humanities.   When will it meet?   It will meet during the […]

Read More

IAUPE 2016, Caxton and Computational Stylistics

“Caxton and Computational Stylistics: Exploring Modes of Authorship in Early English Printed Texts” IAUPE 2016, London David Joseph Wrisley  @DJWrisley American University of Beirut/New York University Abu Dhabi Figure: Rolling classify with 100 MFWs and Delta in Malory using the Chesse/Recuyell reference set (using the Stylo package for R)

Read More

On Translating Voyant Tools into Arabic

@DJWrisley and @NajlaJarkas1 Department of English American University of Beirut Voyant Tools is a “web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts.”  The developers of Voyant, Stéfan Sinclair and Geoffrey Rockwell, reached out to the international digital humanities community this summer to ask for volunteers to translate it into languages other than English.  My colleague […]

Read More

MAA 2016 Toponymic Strata in a Large Corpus of Medieval French

David Joseph Wrisley @DJWrisley “Place in Corpora” panel Medieval Academy of America Boston, 26 February 2016 Computational models are “however finely perfected, they are temporary states in a process of coming to know, rather than fixed structures of knowledge.” (McCarty, 26)                   Visualization 1:  Peripleo.  A geographic […]

Read More