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  • Student Spotlight: Piper Thomas & TXTDS Minor Capstone
    This guest post is written by Linguistics, French, and TXTDS student Piper Thomas, who recently completed the Textual Studies and Digital Humanities (TXTDS) minor Capstone project. This story has also been posted to the French & Italian Studies website. Photos by Assistant Book Arts Librarian Kat Lewis. About Me I […]
  • November Opportunities
    This post will be expanded as new opportunities are found. First published October 28, 2022. Latest revision November 23, 2022. Sources: Bibliographic Society of America newsletter, Penn Workshop in the History of Material Texts listserv, Twitter. Events Calls for Proposals Funding & Awards Jobs
  • Upcoming Event in Geospatial Humanities
    Join the Textual Studies Program at two events related to geospatial humanities here on the Seattle campus: Maps as Text and Text as Maps2:30-4:30 pm, Wednesday, November 2, 2022University of Washington (Seattle campus), Communications Building CMU 202 Talk by Katie McDonough (Alan Turing Institute) followed by a tutorial with Ludovic […]
  • October Opportunities
    This post will be expanded as new opportunities are found. First published Tuesday, October 18, 2022. Latest revision Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Sources: Bibliographic Society of America newsletter, Penn Workshop in the History of Material Texts listserv, Twitter. Events University of Washington Libraries Special Collections exhibit: In-person exhibit in UW […]
  • Dawg Daze with the Textual Studies Program
    We are pleased to announce that the Textual Studies Program will be hosting an event with the UW Libraries Special Collections to promote the new minor in Textual Studies and Digital Humanities for Dawg Daze, new students’ week-long introduction to all things University of Washington! Old Books, New Technologies: UW […]
  • Call for Submissions: ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Geospatial Humanities
    The 6th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Geospatial Humanities will be held in conjunction with ACM SIGSPATIAL 2022 International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems in Seattle, WA in November 2022. The workshop is concerned with the use of geographic information systems and other spatial technologies in humanities research […]
  • Recent Publications by Textual Studies Students & Alumni
    We recently checked in with our Textual Studies graduate certificate alumni and are pleased to share news of several publications over the past year. Following her work co-organizing the bicentenary of Frankenstein at UW in 2018, Sarah Faulkner (English PhD, 2020) was approached by Flame Tree Publishing (London) in 2020 […]
  • Great News for Grad Students
    In July 2022, the University of Washington’s Graduate School approved revisions to Graduate School policy Memo 43: Graduate Certificates after a tri-campus feedback process and Graduate School Council faculty approval. The revision allows for a new “stacked” graduate degree policy (Memo 50: The Stacked Graduate Degree) used by other programs, but we […]
  • Graduate Certificate Capstone 2022
    On June 3, 2022 Francesca Colonnese and Nikita Willeford Kastrinos gave their presentations as part of the capstone for completion of the Graduate Certificate in Textual and Digital Studies. Francesca Colonnese, PhD student in English, presented “When I am Read: The Temporality of Christina Rossetti in the Newspaper.” Colonnese looked […]
  • Professor Hannah Frydman Wins Malcolm Bowie Prize
    Congratulations to Professor of French Hannah Frydman for her receipt of the Malcolm Bowie Prize from the Society for French Studies! The Bowie Prize goes to the best article published in the preceding year by an early-career researcher in French Studies. Frydman’s article, “Freedom’s Sex Problem: Classified Advertising, Law, and […]
  • 2022 Capstone Event for Textual Studies Graduate Certificate
    Textual and Digital Studies Capstone PresentationsFriday, June 3, 3-4:30pmSimpson Center, CMU 202 On June 3, Francesca Colonnese and Nikita Willeford Kastrinos will be giving short presentations as part of the capstone for completion of the Graduate Certificate in Textual and Digital Studies. The TDS certificate is open to any student […]
  • Call for Submissions to Printing History
    The American Printing History Association welcomes submissions for a special issue of its peer-reviewed journal Printing History dedicated to any aspect of printing and related arts across Latin American and Caribbean cultures. The issue will focus on the study of printing history and practices of peoples and cultures related to […]
  • Planned Courses for 2022/2023
    The Textual Studies Program and partner departments project the following courses to be offered during the 2022/2023 academic year. Please note that these offerings are subject to change. Autumn 2022 Digital Editing and Text Processing for Publication / Texts, Publics, and Publication — TXTDS 414 / FRENCH 420 / TXTDS […]
  • New Textual Studies Website & Domain
    The Textual Studies program is pleased to announce the launch of our new website and domain. This site will continue to be the source for information on our graduate (and soon, undergraduate!) programs and courses, along with news from our faculty and student community. We are grateful to Russell Hugo, […]
  • Guest Lecture by Dr. Natale Vacalebre: Books as Bridges of Peace: Aldus Manutius and Pedagogical Humanism
    On Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 3 p.m. on Zoom, French & Italian Studies will host Dr. Natale Vacalebre, speaking on publisher Aldus Manutius. This talk will be of interest to all in the Humanities, and especially to Italian Studies and Textual Studies faculty and students. The human and intellectual […]
  • CIFNAL Speaker Series on Digital Humanities in French & Francophone Studies
    The Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) is a global collaboration under the umbrella of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). The University of Washington Libraries is a member of CRL and CIFNAL and shared this virtual series with us, which will be relevant to both our French & […]
  • Recent Italian and Textual Studies Scholarship by Professor Beatrice Arduini
    In Autumn 2021, Associate Professor of Italian Studies Beatrice Arduini published several new works in Italian and Textual Studies, including scholarship that connects with her work supported by the Simpson Center’s Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships earlier that year. In collaboration with Jelena Todorović, Professor Arduini co-wrote “Biscioni’s Dante,” published in […]
  • Geoffrey Turnovsky & Anna Preus on Digital Humanities, Data Science, and TEI
    Assistant Professor Anna Preus (Department of English, Humanities Data Science) and Associate Professor Geoffrey Turnovsky (Department of French & Italian Studies, Textual Studies Program) are the latest guests on the English department’s “Literature, Language, Culture” series, where they discuss the value of Digital Humanities with host C. R. Grimmer (Department […]
  • New Publication by Professor Hannah Frydman
    New Assistant Professor of French Studies Hannah Frydman has published the article, “Freedom’s Sex Problem: Classified Advertising, Law, and the Politics of Reading in Third Republic France,” in French Historical Studies (volume 44, number 4). The article traces the history of legal responses to so-called immorality (e.g. abortion, sex work, […]