Professor Crystal Hall and Sabina Hartnett ’18 recently reflected on Sabina’s experience as an intern with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University in Summer 2016. Look for announcements about future opportunities as a “Berktern” in February! Prof. Hall: First, can you describe your internship? What was the big picture? What […]
New and emerging technologies are transforming the production and dissemination of knowledge. Digital and computational methods and analysis are creating the ability and opportunity to address new questions and data sets, and adding new perspectives to the core questions that have always concerned the humanities, social sciences, and natural & physical sciences.
But these technological transformations are not solely a one-way street. The liberal arts, broadly speaking, also have the power – perhaps the responsibility – to participate in and shape the development, use and interpretative capabilities of these tools. Bowdoin’s Digital and Computational Studies Initiative invites faculty across the College to work together to integrate new technologies, methodologies and forms of knowledge production into our curriculum and our scholarship.
In Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, English and Computer Science major Phoebe Bumsted conducted an independent research project “A Digital Study of Gossip in Emma“. The results of her work can be found in the following blog posts: Introduction About the Chapters Methodology Graphs – the Novel Graphs – Volume 2, Chapter 3, To Graphs […]
Austen, Jane. Emma. Edited by James Kingsley, Oxford World’s Classics, 2008. Austen Said: Patterns of Diction in Jane Austen’s Major Novels. The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, austen.unl.edu. Accessed 4 Dec., 2016. Ferguson, Frances. “Jane Austen, Emma, and the Impact of Form.” Modern Quarterly, vol. 61, no. 1, 2000, pp. 157-180. Finch, Casey […]