¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology is published by the Modern Language Association of America. It is the MLA’s first born-digital, publicly available anthology. It launched in 2013 and continues to grow. The editors welcome new submissions that will expand the breadth and depth of the collection, including pieces that offer primers on topics, tools, and techniques pertinent to computational approaches in literary studies as well as essays that deepen or nuance topics already covered in the volume. The editors also encourage readers to continue to comment on published essays. Comments help scholars develop ideas that will chart new directions in digital literary studies.
¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 MLA members can submit essays and ideas for future iterations of the volume and can upload drafts of their own work to the DLS Anthology group on MLA Commons. To submit, please read the call for papers and send your essay to the editors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We began the process of creating this anthology with the intention of providing a primer to core tools and techniques for computational approaches to literary studies. Yet, since literary studies represents a confluence of fields and subfields, tools and techniques, and since computational approaches come from a great variety of sources, it became clear that any primer would have to be dynamic and capable of incorporating a rich and growing array of methodologies.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 As a result, we’re exceptionally pleased to publish this anthology with the launch of MLA Commons, knowing at the same time that our work here is not done. We are excited about the opportunity that the Commons and its community presents for building on the foundation laid by the initial contributors to Literary Studies in the Digital Age.
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Matthias Bauer, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany
Tanya Clement, University of Texas, Austin
Charles Cooney, University of Chicago
Constance Crompton, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Julia Flanders, Brown University
Gabriel Hankins, Clemson University
David L. Hoover, New York University
William A. Kretzschmar, Jr., University of Georgia
Alan Liu, University of California, Santa Barbara
Mark Olsen, University of Chicago
Daniel Powell, University of Victoria
Milena Radzikowska, Mount Royal University
Glenn Roe, University of Oxford
Stan Ruecker, Illinois Institute of Technology
Susan Schreibman, Trinity College Dublin
Stéfan Sinclair, McGill University
Angelika Zirker, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany