The Early Modern Commons

heather froehlich

Recent Posts

Moby Dick is About Whales, or Why Should We Count Words?

27 September 2019

Why are we interested in counting words? The immediate payoff is not always clear. Many of us are familiar with what I like to call the Moby Dick is About Whales model of quantitative...

Call for Papers – Revealing Meaning: Feminist Methods in Digital Scholarship

25 August 2019

Posted August 2019  This volume, tentatively titled Revealing Meaning: Feminist Methods in Digital Scholarship, will gather chapters in which digital methodologies can engage directly...

Using Voyant Tools in the Undergraduate Research Classroom

22 April 2019

This semester I have partnered with Dr Marissa Nicosia (Penn State Abington) on an undergraduate research course she runs on Early Modern recipes in collaboration with my colleague...

How I use Twitter as an academic

20 October 2017

An enormous amount of academic life happens in digital spaces these days. The microblogging service Twitter, which has been around since 2007, has all but replaced the academic...