Researching Maritime Literary Culture with Students
At sea, through texts, and in virtual spaces
Editing The Young Idea
The Young Idea: A Naval Journal Edited on Board the H.M.S. Chesapeake in 1857, 1858 & 1859 is a weekly paper edited by A.D. McArthur (a...Read More "Editing The Young Idea"
Practice-Based Research at Sea
Two hours before the debut performance of the Niagara Amateurs, I was aloft on the foresail yard, sea stowing sail as our Captain steered Niagara through Presque...Read More "Practice-Based Research at Sea"
Rehearsal aboard Old Ironsides
This post also appears at the Log Lines blog of the USS Constitution Museum website. Think not, you play-goers and lovers of the drama, although...Read More "Rehearsal aboard Old Ironsides"
Reconstructing the Theatre Royal, HMS Chesapeake
This is my favorite image of a shipboard theatrical. It documents a performance aboard the HMS Perseus as the ship was harbored in Yokohama Bay, Japan in...Read More "Reconstructing the Theatre Royal, HMS Chesapeake"
Teaching and the Digital Humanities
Open, collaborative, and inclusive
A Virtual Space for Collaboration
Treatises abound on the evils of learning management systems, but my primary complaint has always been that the one at my institution traps instructional materials...Read More "A Virtual Space for Collaboration"
Editing Pedagogy (etl;lte)
I think it's safe to call the distinction between writing to learn and learning to write one of the pillars of writing pedagogy. It is...Read More "Editing Pedagogy (etl;lte)"
Using and Producing OER: Adaptation Studies
Adaptation is a powerful tool in the literature classroom. What works well when teaching literature does not always work well when teaching writing, but I...Read More "Using and Producing OER: Adaptation Studies"
Introducing Freshmen to the Digital Humanities
I've been building a class with humanities colleagues at the University of New Haven.Read More "Introducing Freshmen to the Digital Humanities"