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ModNets @Louisville Conference 2017

ModNets @Louisville Conference 2017

ModNets hosted a panel, “(Re)Interpreting Modernism through Digital Scholarship,” and a digital exhibit at The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 February 24-25, 2017.   Pictured here are Nikolaus Wasmoen, Project Manager; Niamh McGuigan, Associate Director; Pamela Caughie, Co-Director; and, Patrick Belk, Editor of the Pulp Magazine Project, one of ModNets’ peer-reviewed federated sites.

Man Into Woman presentation at Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

Man Into Woman presentation at Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

On February 22, Pamela Caughie, Co-Director of Modernist Networks, presented a lecture at Loyola’s Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities on her current project, a comparative scholarly print and digital edition of Man into Woman, Lili Elbe’s life narrative. Co-presenters were Elizabeth Hopwood from CTSDH, and graduate research assistants Emily Cottrell Datskou and Maria […]

MSA 18 Works-in-Progress Seminar

MSA 18 Works-in-Progress Seminar

This fall, six of the projects that presented at the Digital Exhibition session at MSA 17 in Boston started an online conversation about issues facing modernist digital scholarship, which discussion continued when we were able to meet up in person at a special seminar session held at MSA 18 in Pasadena. Notes from the in-person meeting in Pasadena on November 20th, […]

The Notebooks of a Woman Alone added to ModNets' Peer-Reviewed Projects

The Notebooks of a Woman Alone added to ModNets’ Peer-Reviewed Projects

ModNets is pleased to announce the aggregation of a new peer-reviewed resource: The Notebooks of a Woman Alone (http://drc.usask.ca/projects/notebooks). The Note Books of a Woman Alone is a critical edition of the 1935 text edited by Ella Ophir and Jade McDougall. This little-known work provides a window into the experiences of Evelyn (Eve) Wilson, an editor’s chosen […]

Making Modernism Becomes Full-text Searchable

Making Modernism Becomes Full-text Searchable

  The Newberry Library’s “Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in 20th-Century Chicago” digital exhibit has been recognized as our latest peer-reviewed project, and can now be explored through full-text searching on ModNets and its affiliated COLLEX nodes.

Beckett Digital Manuscript Project added to ModNets

Beckett Digital Manuscript Project added to ModNets

ModNets is pleased to announce a new partner to our consortium: the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project. BDMP digitally reunites the manuscripts of Samuel Beckett’s works and facilitates genetic research. The project brings together digital facsimiles of documents that are now preserved in different holding libraries, and adds transcriptions of Beckett’s manuscripts, tools for bilingual and genetic […]

ModNets Launch Event at MSA 17 in Boston

ModNets held its first in-person demonstration on November 20th at the MSA 17 conference in Boston. The event allowed us an opportunity to discuss our work within the Advanced Research Consortium and the peer review and aggregation services we’re excited to make available to modernist digital scholarship. Thank you to everyone who stopped by to […]

Another Round of Modernist Cocktails!

Some more suggestions for modernist palates.   The following four recipes are from Philip Greene, To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion (2012) Dripped Absinthe (France, late 19th-early 20th centuries) 1 ½ oz. Absinthe 1 cube sugar (optional, Hemingway did not use it) Small pitcher ice water Slotted Absinthe spoon Place a sugar […]

Dinner, on or about December 1910

Ever wonder what was on the dinner menu   “on or about December 1910”?   Edna Kenton cataloged “The Menu in Modern Fiction” for readers of The Bookman just the previous month:   “If it be true, and modern dieticians assert it, that man is what his food is, the matter of menus in the […]

Cheers to ModNets!

As we officially launch, ModNets would like you to enjoy some period-appropriate refreshments while you peruse our index of modernist digital scholarship. Here are some suggested pairings for the linked open data already on the menu.   The following five recipes are from Anders Erickson, bartender at Ward Eight, a 1920s-style cocktail bar on the […]