Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history who specializes in the digital humanities, has created a Bookworm that allows users to search references to specific words used throughout The Simpsons’ 25-season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern is hosting an international service called TAPAS that will provide low-cost publishing and storage services for users to create, curate, and share high-quality data using open-source tools.
Northeastern University celebrated the work of the newly created Digital Public Library of America with a daylong series of workshops focused on the future of the online repository.
Northeastern will commemorate the six-month anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing by hosting a special one-day exhibit encouraging people to add to Our Marathon, the university’s crowd-sourced digital archive.
Renowned digital humanities scholar Julia Flanders, a new professor of the practice at Northeastern, leads two dynamic endeavors: The Women Writers Project and Digital Humanities Quarterly.
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.
Assistant professor David Smith is leveraging digital humanities techniques to analyze syntactic changes throughout history in an effort to understand how languages evolve.
Northeastern on Wednesday hosted “THATCamp,” a so-called “unconference” that offered attendees a unique way to navigate the novel field of digital humanities.
Two new faculty members, Ryan Cordell and David Smith, are among a group at Northeastern investigating the emerging field of digital humanities.