Research Projects

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ETRUS research projects. Click here to download the 2008 ETRUS Projects Booklet.

Medieval Codes

Yin Liu, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan

http://www.medievalcodes.ca/

The project aims at a better understanding of the processes by which information was encoded, transmitted, and read in the Middle Ages. It focusses on English texts, c. 500 - c. 1500.

The Cabaret Commons

T.L. Cowan, Women’s and Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity & Department of English, University of Saskatchewan
Jasmine Rault, Women’s Studies, McMaster University

http://www.cwrc.ca/uncategorized/the-caberet-commons/

The Cabaret Commons is a research-creation project that builds an online place for feminist and queer artists and audiences to gather, to “hook up” and collaborate, and to share their archives and anecdotes. It is a pilot project for CWRC, the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory.

The John Donne Society Digital Text Project

Brent Nelson, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan

This project seeks to build a multi-faceted, complete electronic corpus of texts by the seventeenth-century poet and preacher John Donne.

INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments)

Brent Nelson, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan (collaborator)

http://www.inke.ca/

Based at University of Victoria and headed by principal investigator Ray Siemens, INKE is a SSHRC-funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative that studies the development of the reading environment from manuscript, through print, and into the digital age with the goal of modeling, prototyping, and ultimately informing the design of reading environments in the digital age.

Percy Shelley's Posthumous Poems

Lisa Vargo, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan

http://drc.usask.ca/projects/pp/index.php

A digital edition of Percy Shelley's Posthumous Poems (1824), which were edited by Mary Shelley.

Anna Lætitia Barbauld Web Site

Lisa Vargo and Allison Muri, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan
www.usask.ca/english/barbauld

This research investigates how the medium of hypertext might be used to place a work within its literary, historical, cultural, and political contexts, transcending the limitations of the printed page to explore a different sort of editing.

The Grubstreet Project

Allison Muri, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan
grubstreetproject.net

"The Grub Street Project" is a digital project comprised of high-resolution 18th-century maps of London, a mysql database, and texts, prints, and bibliographical data about 18th-century print communications.

The Virtual Ark: Digitizing the known world of seventeenth-century England

Brent Nelson, Dept. of English, University of Saskatchewan

This research is concerned with using computer technology to present virtual representations of the rarities and curiosities featured in the works of such authors as Sir Thomas Browne.

Ege Project

Peter Stoicheff, Jon Bath, Yin Liu, Dept of English, University of Saskatchewan; Frank Klaassen, Dept of History, University of Saskatchewan
library2.usask.ca/ege

This project attempts to digitally reconstruct the collections of medieval manuscripts compiled by Otto F. Ege.

Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

Peter Stoicheff, Jon Bath, Allison Muri, Dept of English, University of Saskatchewan; Jeff Smith, Dept of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan
www.usask.ca/english/faulkner

A hypertext edition of The Sound and the Fury.

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