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Ryan Cordell

Ryan Cordell

Assistant Professor in Engish



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Professor mines for historical memes

Ryan Cordell, an assis­tant pro­fessor of Eng­lish and a dig­ital human­i­ties expert, is using a newly dig­i­tized cor­pora of his­tor­ical texts, including news­pa­pers, mag­a­zines, and novels, to iden­tify the pop­ular ele­ments of 19th-​​century culture.

Ryan Cordell

Researchers developing Boston Marathon digital archive

At Saturday’s #onerun event in Boston, a team of dig­ital human­i­ties researchers will show­case its project: Our Marathon, a com­pre­hen­sive archive of mate­rials that tell the story of the Boston Marathon bomb­ings and the people affected.


Digital tools help uncover memes in literature

The sprawling cast of char­ac­ters in the Irish novel Finnegans Wake com­pares to the meme cul­ture that per­me­ates the Internet today, according to research by Eng­lish major Tom Murphy.

Tom Murphy

Humanities scholars ‘Camp’ out

North­eastern on Wednesday hosted “THAT­Camp,” a so-​​called “uncon­fer­ence” that offered atten­dees a unique way to nav­i­gate the novel field of dig­ital humanities.


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