The “‘Poor Sinners’ Pamphlets'”

“‘Poor Sinners’ Pamphlets’” is a history of the evolving relationship among body, text, and technology from the perspective of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European criminology documents. Developed in my joint graduate and undergraduate seminar in the digital humanities (AL 340 / AL 891, Spring 2016), this site offers scholars a collection of …

The Annotated Star

“The Annotated Star” is a collaborative international project initiated by researchers seeking to use the digital humanities to preserve and help generate scholarship on the work of the German-Jewish philosopher, translator, and theologian, Franz Rosenzweig. The project engages a number of aspects of Rosenzweig’s oeuvre with the methods of the …

Digital Humanities as Translation: Visualizing Franz Rosenzweig’s Archive

This article consists of a theoretical framework for and a demonstration of the process of visualizing the finding aid to Franz Rosenzweig’s archive at the University of Kassel, which contains metadata describing documents and letters pertaining to the German-Jewish philosopher, pedagogue, and translator. Its main contention is …