Associate Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi

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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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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Beirut publishes… / وبيروت تطبع

Beirut publishes… / وبيروت تطبع : Digital Spatio-Temporal Narratives of the Lebanese Publishing Industry (1920-present) David Joseph Wrisley American University of Beirut Abstract : Books in Motion Conference (Beirut, May 2016) Initial project site: http://litmap.djwrisley.com/?page_id=2 As the old adage goes, “Cairo writes, Beirut publishes, Baghdad reads.” This paper grows out of a project-based research spatial […]

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How did you make that (digital) literary geography?

How did you make that (digital) literary geography? @DJWrisley American University of Beirut 24 November 2015   At the invitation by IT academic services and the Center for Teaching and Learning at AUB, this short presentation will give an overview of some digital approaches to location-based literary phenomena (sociology of literature, modeling narrative, digital storytelling, map-text relationships, etc). […]

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