Principal Investigator: Kurt Beals, Washington University in St. Louis. Drawing on databases and bibliographies of Dada and Expressionist periodicals, the Dada Networks Project uses network analysis to better understand the structure of these movements and the roles of key individuals who mediated between groups of artists and writers.
Principal Investigator: Anupam Basu, Washington University in St. Louis. Early Modern Print: Text Mining Early Modern English offers a range of tools for the computational exploration and analysis of English print culture before 1700.
Principal Investigator: William J. Maxwell, Washington University in St. Louis. Student fellows scanned thousands of pages and helped create a digital archive to accompany William J. Maxwell’s book F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature.
Intended as a resource for scholars, students, writers, and teachers, the James Merrill Digital Archive currently provides digital access to a small cross-section from the James Merrill Papers housed in Special Collections at Washington University
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. In an age of limited fiscal resources, powerful opposition to expansive government powers, and a constitutional structure that restricted many powers to the states, how would the United States go about appointing citizens to public office and managing their activities? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Principal Investigator: Matt Erlin, Washington University in St. LouisThis 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 Gender Violence Database is an accessible searchable tool designed for researchers, practitioners, and the general public interested in the multidisciplinary field of Violence Against Women.