SHARP member Ellen Forget is putting together an alt text guide for people attending SHARP conferences. She is looking for…
Call for Organizers: SHARP 2024
The annual SHARP conference for 2024 is looking for organizers and a host institution. Click to learn more about how to submit a proposal. Deadline March 13, 2023.
Project-Based Teaching in Special Collections: Building Digital Cruikshank
In Fall 2022, students in my combined undergraduate and graduate English seminar at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County participated in a semester-long collaboration with our Special Collections Library. Head of Special Collections, Beth Saunders, and Special Collections librarian, Susan Graham, and I secured seed funding from our university to design and run an upper-level course centered on digitizing a library collection and then curating and building a digital resource.
Book History in South America: A Bibliography of Scholarship and Sources
We return to our regional bibliographies with a list of scholarship and sources on South America. Compiled collaboratively by Alexandra Wingate, Gloria Johana Morales Osorio, Gabriel Antúnez de Mayolo Kou, Alfredo Ruiz Chinchay, Maria Rita Viana, and William Weber Wanderlinde.
The Dictionary Project Assignment is from my upper-division class “Novel in India.” One of the university’s few offerings on South Asia, the class attracts English, History, and Anthropology, and Political Science majors, and occasionally Indian-heritage students.
A framing question of the class is: “can a language – English—and a genre –the novel – that were imported to India by British colonialists be ‘indigenized’?