David Joseph Wrisley
“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 2: The places of Joinville’s Vie de saint Louis, data by @DJWrisley
Visualization 3: Top 50 Places names in the medieval French corpus.
Visualization 4: The literary geographies of the full corpus of Christine de Pizan. Open geodata set by myself (about 1000 place names) for download.
Visualization 6: A Faceted Browser for Placenames in Medieval (French) Literature (with Stefan Jaenicke, DH 2013) (almost 3000 place names).
Visualization 7: Medieval French corpus place names layover with high population areas c 1300. (base map: Richard Hoffmann)
Visualization 8: Medieval French corpus place names layover with agricultural systems c. 1300. (base map: Richard Hoffmann)
Visualization 9: Comparative Cross-Language Literary Geographies of Marian poetry: Gautier de Coincy, Gonzalo de Berceo, Alfonso el Sabio (Old French, Castilian, Galician) (608 points) (map data by myself)
Visualization 10: Comparative Arabic-French late Medieval Historiography (al-Nuwairi Al-Iskandarani vs. Guillaume de Machaut) (map data by myself, accessible color palette)
Non-Embedded Works Mentioned:
“Australia on top down under!” Nucolorvue Productions PTY Ltd.
Center for Medieval Studies / Fordham University (2016). Exploring Place in the French of Italy.
Doueihi, M. (2011). Pour un humanisme numérique. Paris: Seuil.
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Jessop, M. (2008). “The Inhibition of Geographic Information in Digital Humanities Scholarship” LLC 23.1: 39-50.
Mostern, R. et al (2016, forthcoming) Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers. Bloomington: Indiana UP.
Presner, T. and D. Shepard (2016). “Mapping the Geospatial Turn” The New Companion to Digital Humanities. Malden, MA/Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
Suard, F. (2011). Guide de la chanson de geste et sa postérité littéraire. Paris: Champion.
Turnator, E. (2015). Summary of the Proceedings of the “Linking the Middle Ages“ Workshop.
Wrisley, D. (2016). Visualizing Medieval Places.