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3D Reconstruction of Thoreau

Published: September 26, 2016
Bust of Thoreau

In June 2016, the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities, in partnership with the Thoreau Society and the Walden Woods Project, created a three-dimensional, digital reconstruction of the 1898 bust sculpture of nineteenth-century…

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Are 4K TVs worth buying?

Published: May 9, 2016

It seems not too long ago that we were making the switch from Standard Definition (SD) TV to High Definition (HD). Now, within the past few years the buzz has…

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Locally Archived Websites

Published: May 2, 2016
Moveable library shelves

What do you do with a website once it has reached the end of its lifecycle? There are any number of reasons why you might create a website, but what…

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The DNA of Shakespeare’s Works

Published: April 19, 2016

Shakespeare died 400 years ago this week, but we’re still getting to know him. And, thanks to UCLA’s HumTech, I think we can now read the DNA of his plays…

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Unbinding the Archive

Published: April 11, 2016
black and white photo of a cemetary with old grave stones

I am working on a digital humanities project that examines what I term “the archival novel,” a genre that structurally instantiates elements of Victorian methods of information management and archiving…

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Hypermaterializing Posthuman Poetics

Published: April 5, 2016
black and white photo of white letter cut-outs strewn on pavement

“Hypermaterializing Posthuman Poetics” is a practice-based investigation into the use of meta-data structures for conducting and presenting literary criticism. In order to conduct this investigation, I am building multi-modal models…

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