Associate Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi

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 […]

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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 […]

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Call – Faculty Learning Committee “Digital Humanities at AUB”

  AMERICAN UNIVERISTY OF BEIRUT Center for Teaching and Learning NEW Faculty Learning Community (FLC) Dear Colleagues, The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) would like to announce a new Faculty Learning Community (FLC) entitled DIGITAL HUMANITIES AT AUB. Registration is now open for motivated faculty members, graduate students and professional staff (librarians & IT). […]

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Digital Humanities in the Contact Zone: Developing Transcultural Models for Research in the Humanities

Digital Humanities in the Contact Zone: Developing Transcultural Models for Research in the Humanities David Joseph Wrisley American University of Beirut 8 February 2016 @DJWrisley djwrisley.com   OUTLINE: -Introduction -Have the Digital Humanities In Fact Always Been So Monolingual? -Not Just a Pretty Picture: Alignments, Networks, Maps Exploring Texts or Data Derived from Texts -Collective Multilingual […]

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Linguistic Landscapes at Scale

Linguistic Landscapes at Scale: Affordances and Limitations of a Mobile Data Collection Approach David Joseph Wrisley Abstract – 2016 LAUD Conference Institut für Fremdsprachliche Philologien, Fach Anglistik Universität Koblenz-Landau April 2016 A pilot study of the linguistic landscape of Beirut began in the Fall of 2015. The data has been collected by mobile crowdsourcing: a […]

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