Principal Investigator: Abram Van Engen, Washington University in St. Louis. This project tracks every use of the phrase “city on a hill” and its variants from 1600 to the present in order to find out what this phrase means, in what context it most often appears, when it begins referring to America, and what kind of America it identifies.
Principal Investigator: Peter Kastor, Washington University in St. Louis. Creating a Federal Government explores the functional realities of governance during the early American republic.
Principal Investigator: Matt Erlin, Washington University in St. Louis. This project employs the techniques of probabilistic topic modeling to test a set of longstanding assumptions about the periodization of German literary history.
Principal Investigator: Lynne Tatlock, Washington University in St. Louis. This project seeks to organize a set of data about the publication history of popular German novels, both in German and in translation, in nineteenth century America.
Principal Investigators: Joseph Loewenstein, Washington University in St. Louis, et al.The Spenser Archive is the digital component of Oxford University Press's forthcoming Collected Works of Edmund Spenser.
Principal Investigator: Jami Ake. The Violence Against Women Database is an accessible searchable tool designed for researchers, practitioners, and the general public interested in the multidisciplinary field of Violence Against Women.
Principal Investigator: Hugh Macdonald, Washington University in St. Louis. The project aims to produce a thematic catalog of the works of Georges Bizet.
Principal Investigator: Giore Etzion. Professor Etzion maintains a website that helps Hebrew students learn verb conjugations.
Principal Investigator: American Culture Studies. The St. Louis Circuit Court Historical Records was a long-running project with collaborators from a wide range of organizations