Monthly Archive: May 2013

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Perfection is not an option

A series of events seem to be forcing me to ask myself what my scholarly accomplishments are really worth, at least to me. The first opportunity came in the form of the question bluntly asked during the interview for the ProFIL  programme “Would you say you are proud of your...

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Transcription vs. edition?

There are those times, you know, when you are being dragged from one task to another, day after day, and come evening, are plainly exhausted without understanding why it is so, because you don’t feel like you have achieved anything.  You run from one fire to the other, trying to...

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Calling – Elvis?

Since the German Ministry of Research issued a call for applications specific to eHumanities with two types of funding (junior research group and center) in January, not a week goes by that I don’t hear of a new application. The call has two deadlines, one by the end on this...

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Quatre jours et les lilas, en mémoire

Il ne reste plus que quatre jours avant le 15 mai. Ce sera le premier anniversaire de l’accident de voiture de mon père et de l’accusation de plagiat. Depuis un mois, l’approche de cette date anniversaire devient de plus en plus oppressante, au point de m’empêcher de travailler. Je réalise...

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Encoding time depends on…

Yesterday was a big pedagogical day. Around noon, Selma and I coached a group of soon-to be teachers in the subtleties of salon culture and women writing habits in Prussia around 1800. In the evening, Toni Bernhart and I had the pleasure to be hosted by Jutta Weber to present our work...

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