Spring 2022 Grad Seminar: Book Lab

This spring I will offering an experiential book history-meets-DH graduate seminar in the iSchool at UofI. This class will be an updated version of my NU seminar Reading Machines,...

Why the iSchool?

The primary reason I decided to joined the faculty at UIUC’s School of Information Sciences was the incredible colleagues I would have the chance to work with—so many of whom...

Imagine a Class in 400 Years

Yesterday I posted on Twitter “Sometimes the central message of my classes is simply “technology” ≠ “internet technologies.” Sometimes the central message of my classes is simply...

Tips for Classroom Discord

Why Use Discord in the Classroom? Before the fall semester I asked teachers on Twitter to tell me about their experiences with Discord in the classroom. My goals...

Building a (Better) Book Student Project Demos - Fall 2020

This fall I taught a mostly-remote version of one of my favorite classes, the honors seminar “Building a (Better) Book” (BBB). You can read more about the class...