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Alternatives to the Dissertation

See this piece I wrote about my Digital Oulipo project and its larger implications for the doctoral dissertation as an institutional staple, published on the MLA Connected Academics blog! Rethinking the Dissertation

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S+7 through NLTK

One of the earliest Oulipian procedures is Jean Lescure’s S+7. While its status as a “constraint” is debatable (originally called a method, sometimes referred to as a procedure, and only recently listed on the Oulipo website as a constraint), it … Continue reading

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Dissertation Productivity

Princeton has recently given its graduate students free membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. This online community offers support for academics in many forms, and I have just participated in one of their 14-day writing challenges. … Continue reading

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