One of the first categories I introduced on this blog was “this edition”, because the blog was originally conceived to “accompany” the realization of Letters and Texts. Over the last months, I have written a lot about blogging per se, about Academia in general, about the second book I am writing(/trying to write). These points don’t relate to Letters and Texts at first sight. But when you consider what is at stake with the realization of an edition like this one, all of the named aspects turn out to be parts of one ecosystem – not random bits disconnected from one another.
With less than one year of funding to go, the question of the final shape of this ecosystem is becoming more and more important to me. Continue reading ““this edition” off to closure”
The contribution published yesterday by 2 of my B.A. students on this blog is a good opportunity to comment (again) on the fact that blogging is rather a science than a technique and, more accurately still, rather an art than a science. I gave a whole series of indications to the students on how to compose their text, but this did not suffice to help them turn said text into a real blog post. How does that come? Continue reading “Learning by blogging”
“Nur leider weiß ich nicht recht viel schönes zu schreiben, überdem ist es heute morgen hier noch so kalt, daß mein Witz gefriert.”
August Wilhelm von Schlegel an Johann Carl Fürchtegott Schlegel, Göttingen den 4. Mai 1786
Ein Blick in die beta-Version der digitalen Briefedition von A. W. Schlegel. Ein studentisches Blogexperiment von Melanie Rücker und Christian Babbel im Rahmen des B.A.-Seminars “Einführung in digitale Methoden der Literaturwissenschaft”.
Continue reading ““Papiers à Mr. Schlegel”. Ein Blick in die neue Schlegel-Edition”
In case that I would wonder what makes me a Digital Humanist, I have been given a series of occasions over the past week to see by myself that there were good reasons to consider myself as one and to be happy to do so. Continue reading “A week in the life of a Digital Humanist”
Posters, slides, a foto gallery, papers and abstracts of our workshop on Data Modeling in Digital Letter Editions are being put online as they come in. Check out our “Nachlese” page to keep posted!