Networks as Constructs: The Curious Case of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623?-1673)

I recently contributed a guest post to the wonderful Six Degrees of Francis Bacon project on Margaret Cavendish’s networks. The full post can be read here.

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Failure is Not an Option Because It’s Not Real

I want to say something about failure. In an early draft of my previous post (@Home), I ended the post with recognizing that no one is invested in you failing. I sat and stared at this sentence for almost an hour. I couldn’t decide what bothered me

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@Home – Advice for Working Remotely

In October of 2012 I made the decision to finish my dissertation remotely. My partner accepted a full-time tenure-track position at a college in south Florida in August of 2012 and I remained in College-Station, TX with the intention of finishing the program while my partner relocated

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#nhuk – Presentation for Networked Humanities: “If you build it, they will come”

I’ve created a Storify of my presentation at the recent Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University conference. The panel featured presenters from the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture. [View the story “Networked Humanities #nhuk ” on Storify]

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#nhuk – Twitter Archive & Visualization

I recently had the privilege to attend the Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University conference hosted by Jeff Rice and Jenny Rice at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. The conference was a refreshing mixture of scholars ranging from rhetoricians, librarians, digital humanists, communication scholars, historians,

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[Archive] Chawton House Visiting Fellowship – First Days with Margaret Cavendish

For the past three days I’ve been working at the beautiful Chawton House Library in Chawton, Alton Hampshire. Home to what has been labeled the “Jane Austin House,” as it is the home Jane Austin lived in until her death in Winchester, the Chawton House Library is

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[Archive] Life After Print: the Sociability of Cavendish’s Plays, Never before Printed (1668)

On 10 October 2012, I gave a talk at the Chawton House Library for the Visiting Fellows Seminar Series. I’ve included the video and the PowerPoint presentation from the talk.

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