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Another Year With Don Quij(x)ote

I am embarassed that it’s been 5 months since I last blogged. Last spring semester was a whirlwind of teaching, committee meetings, chair duties, and conferences. Spring turned to summer with more of the same. We also experienced a terrible … Continue reading

Maps, Travelers and the “Real” Don Qu...

Maps, Travelers and the “Real” Don Quijote

Here are the slides that I used in this presentation to the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies meeting in Los Angeles, CA March 20, 2015.

My year with Don Quijote

My year with Don Quijote

I’m halfway through my special year with Don Quijote, and I really need to reflect on the first-year seminar (FSEM) I gave last semester in English Digital Don Quixote–its successes and where I had some problems–along with my first impressions … Continue reading

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Using Voyeur text analysis tool with ...

Using Voyeur text analysis tool with Feijoo

Today I played around with a tool in its beta stage–Voyeur, a tool for web-based text analysis (http://voyant-tools.org/). I copied the first part of Fray Benito Feijoo’s 1726 essay “Defensa de las mujeres” (published in his collection Teatro crítico universal). The tool … Continue reading

Don Quijote Digital: Two Experimental...

Don Quijote Digital: Two Experimental Seminars to  Celebrate 400 Years of Innovation

This is a copy of remarks I’ll be making at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at Furman University in Greenville, SC this Saturday, October 18th, 2014. In this brief presentation I will share some ideas and plans that I … Continue reading

Don Quixote and (Digital) Identity

Don Quixote and (Digital) Identity

I just had a great first day of classes!! I’m teaching two courses this semester–one I teach every semester, but love it every time (Spanish 323, Introducción a la literatura española), and the other is a brand new first-year seminar … Continue reading