Jane Excell

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Jane Excell 2018-01-04T16:07:48-05:00

Hidden histories: embedding past in present

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

History Moves. I had always thought of this project’s movement as a journey through time, but of course it’s also intrinsically linked to movement in space. The current exhibit in Chicago is deeply grounded in [...]

History Moves Project Proposal

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

This project made me nervous. Applying Digital Humanities tools to novels, or even to posthumously published diaries is one thing; applying them to a corpus of ongoing personal narratives whose authors are partners in the [...]

The Clue in the Text: Discovering Nancy Drew

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Nancy Drew is frozen in time: forever eighteen and forever solving mysteries. Her world is unfettered by change, leaving her free to pursue case after case without distraction. “In my style of writing there can [...]

Humanist studies in a digital world

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Despite the fact that I am a humanities student and (as is almost unavoidable by now) a user of technology, until about a year ago I thought of “Digital Humanities” as a completely foreign concept, [...]