‘The Making of the Humanities VI’

Last month I had a pleasure to present my current research on laboratories in the humanities during the conference ‘The Making of the Humanities VI’ taking place at the University of Oxford, Humanities Division and Somerville College on September 28-30, 2017. The goal of my presentation, titled ‘The Emergence of Laboratories in the Humanities: Impetus, 

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Free access to my new article “Data, Collaboration, Laboratory”

My new article Data, Collaboration, Laboratory: Bringing Concepts from Science into Humanities Practice has just been published in “English Studies” (2017, Doi: 10.1080/0013838X.2017.1332022). You can receive one of 50 free eprints! Everyone who clicks on the link below will be taken to the full article. Feel free to share it with colleagues and friends, giving 

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My Presentation in Helsinki Digital Humanities Research Seminar

I am pleased to say that this Friday I am going to give a speech, entitled “Visualizing Electronic Literature Collections” in Digital Humanities Research Seminar at the University of Helsinki (Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40B, 3rd floor, lecture room 13). More about event: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/digital-humanities-helsinki/digital-humanities-research-seminar More about my presentation: http://urszulapawlicka.com/visualizingELC/ All welcome!

AllSides: A New Online Dictionary

In the face of proclaimed ‘post-truth era‘ and ‘era of fake news’, there is an urgent need of investigation of language and exploration of its political bias. People use the same words in totally different contexts depending on their political and ideological views. Thus, the challenge is to disclose an author’s perspective and critically read 

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Updated Edition of “Hamlet on the Holodeck”

The MIT Press is going to republish Hamlet on the Holodeck. The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace by Janet H. Murray. Updated edition will be released in March twenty years after its original publication. In 1997 Hamlet on the Holodeck was one of the seminal publications alongside such books as Cybertext by Aarseth (1997) and Hypertext by Landow (1992). 

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The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

George Walton Lucas Jr., an American filmmaker and the creator of the Star Wars, is about to open the museum called the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. The concept design of the futuristic-looking museum in Exposition Park is astounding. It assumes that the house will collect his some 10,000 paintings and book, 

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Postdoc in Media Lab Helsinki at Aalto University!

I am pleased to say that I have got a position as a postdoctoral researcher in Media Lab Helsinki at Aalto University where now I am conducting my six-month research under the supervision of Prof. Lily Diaz-Kommonen. My project, titled “Laboratory Beyond Science: Towards an Analysis of New Physical Place and a New Paradigm”, is 

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Animated Italo Calvino’s story

“The False Grandmother” by Calvino is not only printed book and audiobook but also now animated story. Watch the animation made by Kevin Ruelle and listen to the dark fable read by an actor John Turturro. Watch and read more here.

Humanities Commons

The Modern Language Association launched a project of Humanities Commons which is a nonprofit network where humanities scholars can create a professional profile, discuss common interests, develop new publications, and share their work. The network is open to anyone working in or adjacent to the humanities. Humanities Commons was designed by scholarly societies in the 

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At the new section of “Materials“, you can find extra papers and presentations regarding my research. The first material covers the presentation of data visualization which is the part of my paper Visualizing Electronic Literature Collections, published in “CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture” 18.1 (2016). Enjoy!