Class Plan

  • Carto Workshop led by Andrew Battista

Readings

Moretti, Franco. Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for a Literary History. London ; New York: Verso, 2005.
OR
Moretti, F. “Graphs, Maps, Trees – Abstract Models for Literary History – 1.” New Left Review, no. 24 (November 2003): 67–93.
———. “Graphs, Maps, Trees – Abstract Models for Literary History – 2.” New Left Review, no. 26 (March 2004): 79–103.
———. “Graphs, Maps, Trees – Abstract Models for Literary History – 3.” New Left Review, no. 28 (July 2004): 43–63.

Goodwin, Jonathan, and John Holbo, eds. Sections 6, 11, 12, 15 in Reading Graphs, Maps & Trees: Responses to Franco Moretti. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2011.

Staley, David J. “Chapter 5: History Takes Shape” in Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2014.

Tools

Carto – https://carto.com

Google Earth – http://www.google.com/earth/

Palladio –  http://hdlab.stanford.edu/projects/palladio/.

Gephi – https://gephi.github.io

Sites

Hypercitieshttp://www.hypercities.com

Visualizing 19th-Century New Yorkhttp://visualizingnyc.org/

Mapping the Republic of Lettershttp://republicofletters.stanford.edu/index.html

Workshop Information/Resources