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Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain


This book offers theoretical perspectives and case studies for teaching American literature of the long nineteenth century using the tools and methods of the digital humanities (DH). The essays highlight best methods for integrating the building of digital tools and projects in the nineteenth-century American literature classroom and strategies for incorporating into the curriculum already established digital materials. By emphasizing a discipline-specific approach, the collection invites conversations among scholars of other disciplines about how digital pedagogies can deepen their objectives ... More

Keywords: nineteenth century, American literature, digital humanities, pedagogy, digital archives, digital tools, digital pedagogy, digital humanities pedagogy, project based learning, collaboration, computational reading, case studies, recovery, archive, activism, making, assignments

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042232
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Travis, author
St. John's University

Jessica DeSpain, author
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Part One Make

1. Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy in the Classroom Laboratory

Ryan Cordell, Benjamin J. Doyle, and Elizabeth Hopwood

3. Nineteenth-Century Literary History in a Web 2.0 World

Augusta Rohrbach, with Adam Heidebrink, Kellie Herson, Aaron Moe, Charlie Potter, David Tagnani, and Stacey Wittstock

Part Two Read

6. Reading Macro and Micro Trends in Nineteenth-Century Theater History

Blair Best, Madeleine G. Cella, Rati Choudhary, Kayla C. Coleman, Robert Davis, Ella L. Gill, Clayton Grimm, Malin Jörnvi, Philip Kenner, Patrick Korkuch, Mahayla Laurence, Joanna Pisano, Teagan Rabuano, Lawrence G. Richardson, Haley Sakamoto, Victoria K. Sprowls

Part Three Recover

8. The Just Teach One: Early African American Print Project

Nicole N. Aljoe, Eric Gardner, and Molly O’Hagan Hardy

Part Four Archive

12. Teaching Bioregionalism in a Digital Age

Ken Cooper and Elizabeth Argentieri

Part Five Act