Digital Humanities projects
Digital Dostoevsky, a computational text analysis project examining Dostoevsky’s corpus, with Kate Holland, Braxton Boyer, and Lena Vasileva. Sept 2019-present.
The Data-Sitters Club, a comprehensive, colloquial guide to digital humanities computational text analysis, with Lee Skallerup Bessette, Maria Cecire, Quinn Dombrowski, Anouk Lang, and Roopika Risam. Nov 2019-present.
- DSC books authored:
- DSC #2 “Katia and the Phantom Corpus,” with Quinn Dombrowski. 12 Dec 2019.
- DSC #6 “Voyant’s Big Day.” 15 Sept 2020.
- DSC #10 “Heather Loves Principal Component Analysis,” with Mark Algee-Hewitt, Quinn Dombrowski, and Heather Froehlich. 20 July 2021.
- DSC #11 “Katia and the Sentiment Snobs,” with Quinn Dombrowski. 25 Oct 2021.
- DSC #12 “The DSC and the New Programming Language,” with Quinn Dombrowski and Roopika Risam. 2 Nov 2021.
Twine, Forward!, a socialist realist story generator developed for my RUSS 306B class with John Ayliff. February 2016.
Digital media projects
@RodionTweets, a creative Twitter project with Brian Armstrong, Kate Holland, Sarah Hudspith, Kristina McGuirk, Jennifer Wilson, and Sarah Young, part of #CP150. 2016-2018.
Crime and Punishment at 150 (or #CP150), a SSHRC-funded public engagement project and conference co-organized with Kate Holland celebrating 150 years of Dostoevsky’s novel. 2016.
@YakovGolyadkin, a creative Twitter project with Brian Armstrong and Kristina McGuirk. November 2015. | CORE deposit
#TheDoubleEvent, a public outreach project co-organized with Brian Armstrong for the North American Dostoevsky Society. November 2015.
Digital pedagogy projects
Dosto-Wiki, a collaborative student research Wiki on Dostoevsky made by my RUSS 412 students. On-going since spring 2017.
“Twitterature in the Dostoevsky Classroom,” part of Teaching Dostoevsky in the 21st Century, originally a roundtable organized by Daniel Brooks, The Bloggers Karamazov, 24 April 2019.
Imagining St Petersburg: Digital Mapping in the Literature Classroom, a talk I gave for UBC Arts ISIT about using StoryMapJS and other digital mapping tools in my Petersburg class (I’m the first speaker). Sept 2018.
“Crime and Punishment at 150,” a library exhibit, co-curated with Mel Bach, co-written with Mel Bach, Barnabas Kirk, Kristina McGuirk, and students from my 2015 T2 Dostoevsky class. Oct 2016.
European Magic Tales, a collection of my CENS 201-003 students’ original magic tales. Fall 2016.