Shaping the Digital Dissertation (Virginia Kuhn and Anke Finger)

“While digital dissertations have been around for many years, the processes by which they are defined, created and defended remain something of a mystery. Is an interactive PDF significantly different from its paper-based counterpart? What specific possibilities can a digitally networked environment open up that would be impossible in print? How are dissertation committees able […]

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The Conviction Project

The Conviction Project is an element of the public outreach effort for the Humility and Conviction in Public Life project, sponsored by the Humanities Institute at the University of Connecticut and the Templeton Foundation. From a research perspective, personal conviction, as a moral, cultural, and emotional concept, has largely escaped scrutiny, with only a few […]

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Evaluating Digital Scholarship

Digital scholarship, if understood not only as working with digital methodologies and tools but also as communicating and publishing beyond print media, challenges the traditionally trained humanist: how is the humanities scholar to navigate the plethora of media and media affordances? What about the variety of literacies or skills required to read and produce such […]

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Women in German Expressionism

Women in German Expressionism: Gender, Sexuality, Activism Book project edited by Anke Finger (University of Connecticut) and Julie Shoults (Muhlenberg College) German Expressionism has been dominated by the works of males—in the visual arts and literary texts, as well as in the secondary literature. The movement was largely defined through poetry included in Kurt Pinthus’s […]

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