Associate Professor, American University of Beirut

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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MLA S649 The Visual Display of Literary Information

MLA16 special session –  Austin, TX Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m. Organizer: David Joseph Wrisley, Amer U of Beirut Presiding: Roopika Risam, Salem State Univ. 1. “Visualizing Anti-Information: New Critical Diagrams of Attitude,” Andrew Hines, Vanderbilt Univ. 2. “What Did Jane Austen See at the Shakespeare Gallery in 1796?” Janine G. Barchas, Univ. of Texas, […]

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