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Digital Oulipo: Programming Potential Literature

I am pleased to announce the publication of my article, Digital Oulipo: Programming Potential Literature in the current issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly! This article recounts the project I completed within the Princeton Center for Digital Humanities, its design, difficulties, … Continue reading

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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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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Connecting Online and Classroom Environments / Writing Teaching Statements

For introducing us to the subtle art of writing teaching statements, the McGraw staff “flipped” the classroom, giving us an extremely structured online lesson to introduce us to the expectations that lie behind this essential pedagogical document. While I found … Continue reading

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Digital OuLiPo: Learn Python the Hard Way

I wanted to write a brief blog post in praise of this free online textbook for Python. Over the January break, in order to move onto more complicated parts of my project (the Cent mille milliards de poèmes was a fairly … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Intellectual Acts and Social Practices

Our assignment for this seminar was to create an assignment and a rubric. These were then reviewed by our peers in the seminar, a process that was helpful in our understanding of what intellectual acts were actually going on in … Continue reading

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George Orrimbe: A Private OuPeinPo Viewing

Last year, a chance encounter in a bookshop in Versailles led to my discovery of the OuPeinPo (the Ouvroir de Peinture Potentielle). While I know the Oulipo, I am less familiar with the OuXPo groups, which replace Literature (Li) with … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Course Goals

Humanities Course Goals After participating in the breakout groups and reflecting individually on what it means to be a novice and an expert in our disciplines, our seminar meeting today dealt primarily with course goals. Rather than being grouped with … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practices

The Preliminary Assignment Our second meeting of the McGraw Seminar today focused on disciplinary knowledge and practices. To prepare, we were assigned to groups composed of participants in drastically different disciplines. I was paired with a chemist, a political scientist, … Continue reading

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McGraw Teaching Seminar: Introduction to Teaching as Scholarly Practice

The McGraw Teaching Seminar This year, I was selected to participate in the McGraw Teaching Seminar at Princeton, a unique scholarly conversation between graduate students, faculty members, and the staff of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. Starting today, … Continue reading

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