Early Modern Digital Pedagogies
March 30, 2016

Paul Dingman, Folger Shakespeare Library
Heather Wolfe, Folger Shakespeare Library
Julia Flanders, Northeastern University
Sarah Connell, Northeastern University


Snell Library, Room 90


Wednesday, 30 March

→A light lunch and coffee will be provided

Session 1, 12:00–12:45: Overview and background on Early Modern Manuscripts Online and Women Writers Online

  • Specifications, scopes, goals
  • Editorial foundations
  • Project histories

Session 2, 1–2:30: Introduction to markup and interfaces

  • How markup works and what it can do (slides)
  • Interfaces and their uses of markup
  • Dromio demonstration
  • Using markup for textual exploration (slides)

Session 3, 2:45–4:15: Brainstorm pedagogies (breakout groups)

  • Successful assignments: how are people using resources like these?
  • How do you imagine building activities and assignments using these resources?

Session 4, 4:15–5:00: Reconvene, discuss, conclude

Sample Syllabi and Assignments

Kristen Abbott Bennett and Janelle Jenstad
Developed for Pop Culture and “Bibliodigigogy” in Early Modern England, Stonehill College

Marina Leslie and Sarah Connell
Developed for Gender, Sex, and Renaissance Bodies, Northeastern University

Early Modern Recipes Online Collective

Workshop Notes

Whiteboard Photographs

Dromio Screenshots