…that the furore over my ‘Managerial humanities’ blog article has blown over (on the subject of which: a big thank you to Digital Humanities Now for making it their Editors’ Choice for the week of 30 April-6 May, to The New Inquiry for including it on the Sunday Reading List for 19 May, and to the Cyborgology people at The Society Pages for featuring it in an In Their Words list for 19 May), I am glad to report that I can at last get back to speaking to people face-to-face instead of endlessly arguing on the internet.
In between flailing my way through a couple of months’ worth of exams admin and finishing my quarter of a very large book that should be coming out in Blackwell some time soon, I find that I am scheduled to present…
- on 17 June 2013 on biblical interpretation at the Digital Media and Sacred Text conference
- on 21 June 2013 on cultural historiography at the OU’s fourth Arts and their Audiences workshop
- on 24 June 2013 on the Satanic Verses controversy at the Reading in Conflict research seminar that Alex Laffer and I are organising
- on 4 July 2013 with Ann Hewings on teaching corpus linguistics at the OU’s regular Digital Humanities research network seminar
- on 31 July 2013 on the social history of interactive fiction at the annual Poetics and Linguistics Association conference