For their final projects in this course, students created . . . FrankenProjects!
Use the menu to the left or click here to explore: http://theoryf16.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/frankenproject/
I cannot believe that I didn’t assign you all to read my essay on the 1967 Rankin/Bass film Mad Monster Party! It was published last year in the The Journal of Dracula Studies.
Here’s the thesis paragraph or […]
For your final project, you will work in groups to build a website that offers different theoretical perspectives on Frankenstein. Each group will collectively be responsible for writing one page on the site, […]
Feminism / Gender?
Film [Media Studies]? Cultural Studies? Adaptation Studies?
This is the assignment for 11/29, since we will not meet that day.
The goal: familiarize yourself with Voyant, and use at least three of the tools either to answer a specific question or to generate new […]
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THE MODERN PROMETHEUS.
BY MARY W. SHELLEY.
AUTHOR OF THE LAST MAN, PERKIN WARBECK, &c. &c.
AND ILLUSTRATED WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION,
BY THE […]
THE MODERN PROMETHEUS.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
LACKINGTON, HUGHES, HARDING, MAVOR, & JONES,
* * * * *
Did I request thee, […]
I think these are almost all questions that we could answer with a qualitative, “distant” approach. For example, for #1 we could map an author birth and death dates alongside the dates of publication of his novels and (if we had it) sales data to show the “market influence” over time (maybe even something like Amazon would have stats on the age of…[Read more]
It might be that he’s approaching “reading” from a slightly different perspective: not reading in the sense of “processing” a certain number of pages and getting an answer or lesson, but looking at reading itself as a practice that happens over time among lots of different people: not “what do you think of this book,” but “how was this large…[Read more]
According to Kirschenbaum, what is/are the Digital Humanities?
public form of scholarship that promotes collaboration [social undertaking (5)]
but also more personal and anonymous: social media encourages […]
I like this idea of “assistive technology.” I wonder, though, if you would make the same criticism of the other schools of theory we’ve looked at? Are they “assistive technologies” too?
“However, I don’t think such small words should reflect a person’s entire stylistic flow”: “should” or “can”? You’ll see lots of arguments that common words do indeed reflect style, but the debate is whether we should take that into consideration or not.
Unrelated to the course topic, but I want to encourage you to submit to Revisions, produced by Queens faculty, students, and staff. The topic this year is Food and Writing:
We invite Queens College students, […]
Starting Tuesday, November 8th, our class will meet in Razran 318.
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