Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Lexomics

Academics

Dissemination and Grants

Grants | Publications | Upcoming/Recent Talks and Workshops


Grants

  • NEH logoLeBlanc, M.D. (PI), Drout, M., and Kleinman, S. (May 2015 - October 2016). National Endowment for the Humanities – NEH (Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant) -- Easing Entry and Improving Access to Computer-Assisted Text Analysis for the Humanities.
  • Drout, M. (PI), Kahn, M., and LeBlanc, M.D. (July 2011 - June 2013). National Endowment for the Humanities – NEH PR-50112011 -- Lexomic Tools and Methods for Textual Analysis: Providing Deep Access to Digitized Texts.
  • LeBlanc, M. (PI), Drout, M. and Kahn, M. (July 2008 - June 2010). National Endowment for the Humanities NEH HD-50300-08 (Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant) -- Pattern Recognition through Computational Stylistics: Old English and Beyond.


Recent Talks and Workshops

  • LeBlanc, M.D. (September 2015). "Exploring Digitized Texts: the Digital Humanities as Makers." Presented at Denison University, Granville, OH.
  • LeBlanc, M.D. and Drout, M.D.C. (June 2015). "DNA and 普通話(Mandarin): Bringing introductory programming to the Life Sciences and Digital Humanities", International Conference on Computational Science , Reykjavik, Iceland, June 1-3, 2015.
  • Kleinman, S. (2014). Text analysis with Lexos. Workshop presentation at THATCamp DHSoCal 2014, Sept. 2, 2014.
  • Delfino, D. '14, Jensen, B. '15, Li, M. '14, Morneau, J. '16, and Neal, R. '14 (2014). Lexos: A Text Mining Workflow. Poster presentation at the Northeast region of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSCNE 2014), Providence College, Providence, RI, April 25, 2014. This work won 3rd place (out of 51) for best student research.
  • Drout, M.D.C., LeBlanc, M.D., Neal, R. '14, Berger, R. '15, Hitotsubashi, N. '13, Smith, L. '14. (2013). Graduate Workshop: Using Lexomics Tools. Presented at the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists (ISAS 2013), Dublin, Ireland, July 28, 2013.
  • LeBlanc, M.D., Drout, M.D.C., Kahn, M., Herbert, A. '14, Neal, R. '14 (2013). “Lexomics: Integrating the research and teaching spaces.” Presented at and published in proceedings of Digital Humanities 2013, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, July 2013: p274-276.
  • Drout, M.D.C. and LeBlanc, M.D. (2013). “Mule Bone 2.0,” in Session 14.05, the Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities, 44th Annual NeMLA Convention, March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University, Boston.
  • Christian, S. (collaborator) and La Brie, C. (2013). “Mule Bone 2.0,” in Session 5.08, Make it New: Approach for Teaching the Harlem Renaissance, 44th Annual NeMLA Convention, March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University, Boston.


Publications

  • Michael D.C. Drout, Yvette Kisor, Leah Smith, Allison Dennett and Natasha Piirainen (in press, 2016). Lexomic Analysis of Beowulf: Part 1, Cluster Analysis. New York: Palgrave Pivot, 2016.
  • Michael D.C. Drout and Elie Chauvet (2015). Tracking the Moving Ratio of þ to ð in Anglo-Saxon Texts: A New Method, and Evidence for a lost Old English version of the ‘Song of the Three Youths.’ Anglia 133.2: 278-319.
  • Rosetta Berger and Michael D.C. Drout (in press, 2015). A Reconsideration of the Relationship Between Víga-Glúms Saga and Reykdœla Saga: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis. Viking and Medieval Scandinavia.
  • LeBlanc, M.D. and Drout, M.D.C. (2015). “DNA and 普通話(Mandarin): Bringing introductory programming to the Life Sciences and Digital Humanities.” Procedia Computer Science - International Conference On Computational Science,
    Volume 51, 1937-1946.
  • Boyd, P., Drout, M.D.C., Hitotsubashi, N., Kahn, M., LeBlanc, M.D. and Smith, L. (2014). “Lexomic Analysis of Anglo-Saxon Prose: Establishing Controls with the Old English Penitential and the Old English translation of Orosius.” Revista de la Sociedad Española de Lengua y Literatura Inglesa Medieval (SELIM) 19, 7-58.
  • Drout, M.D.C., Hitotsubashi, N. and Scavera, R. (2014). “Tolkien’s Creation of the Impression of Depth.” Tolkien Studies 11, 167-210.
  • Downey, S., Drout, M.D.C., Kerekes, V., and Raffle, D. (2014). “Lexomic Analysis of Medieval Latin Texts,” Journal of Medieval Latin 24, 225-74.
  • Drout, M.D.C. (2013). Tradition and Influence in Anglo-Saxon Literature: An Evolutionary, Cognitivist Approach (New York: Palgrave, 2013), pages 47-82.
  • Downey, S. (collaborator), Drout, M.D.C., Kahn, M., LeBlanc, M.D., “’Books Tell Us’: Lexomic and Traditional Evidence for the Sources of Guthlac A.” Modern Philology 110 (2012):153-181.
  • Drout, M.D.C., Kahn, M., LeBlanc, M.D., Nelson, C. '11 “Of Dendrogrammatology: Lexomic Methods for Analyzing the Relationships Among Old English Poems,” Journal of English and Germanic Philology, v110(3), July 2011, 301-336.
  • Drout, M.D.C., Kahn, M., LeBlanc, M.D., Jones, A. ‘11, Kathok, N. ‘10, and Nelson, C. ’11. “Lexomics for Anglo-Saxon Literature.” Old English Newsletter, 2010.
  • LeBlanc, M.D., Gousie, M. and Armstrong, T. (March 2010). Connecting Across Campus. Proceedings of the 41st SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Milwaukee, WI.
  • LeBlanc, M.D. Computing for Poets. Presented at SIGCSE 2010 – The Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Milwaukee, WI, March 12, 2010.
  • (in progress) Drout, M.D.C., Kahn, M., LeBlanc, M.D. “Untangling Cynewulf with Lexomic Methods.”

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