All aspects of Greek and Roman intellectual history and its reception
Literary scholars’ conversations about distant reading have spent too much time pitting it against close reading, and not enough time understanding connections to other disciplines. Distant reading is better understood as part of a methodological shift that has permitted humanists and social scientists to build stronger interdisciplinary connections.
This course investigates the historical roots of modernity through an examination of the cultural and intellectual developments associated with the Enlightenment. This course places 18th-century thinkers in the context of the development of commercial society, the beginnings of globalization, and debates on the outbreak and consequences of the French Revolution.
Modern Chinese literature, intellectual history, critical theory
Victorian literature, Romanticism, the Bildungsroman, intellectual history
French Literature and Intellectual History, Digital Humanities, Book History.
Literary theory, intellectual history, status of profession; common core.
Eighteenth-century British literature, intellectual history, and digital humanities.
French Avant-garde, Intellectual History, Digital Liberal Arts, Food Studies
nineteenth-century Latina/o literary and intellectual history
revolution and independence in the Americas
history of the book