Amanda Gailey, “How to Edit When the World is Burning”

Monday, November 13, 2017 3:30 pm, location TBD

Amanda Gaiely (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) will speak on scholarly editing in a time of political uncertainty, as a part of the SourceLab Forum series and IPRH.

Amanda Gailey is Associate Professor of the Department of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a core faculty member of Nebraska’s pioneering Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. She has written extensively on the theory, practice, and teaching of digital text editing, and is the author of Proofs of Genius: Collected Editions from the American Revolution to the Digital Age (University of Michigan Press, 2015). She has taught at the famed Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents, sponsored by the NHPRC, and is a Board Member of the Society for Textual Scholarship.  Amanda co-edits Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for Documentary Editing and is a co-author, with Prof. Gerald Early (Washington University in St. Louis), of The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children’s Literature, 1880-1939.  She has also contributed to two major digital projects, the  Walt Whitman Archive and the Spenser Archive.

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