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"What do I think of glory?": On Middlemarch by George Eliot
"What do I think of Middlemarch? What do I think of glory?" This is the famous reply Emily Dickinson wrote to her bookish cousins in 1873 after her first reading of George Eliot’s novel. Dickinson’s sentiments were also ...
George Henry Lewes, the Real Man of Science Behind George Eliot's Fictional Pedants
This paper demonstrates that George Eliot drew on George Henry Lewes’s actual experience as an emerging scientist in her depiction of two fictional scholars, Edward Casaubon of Middlemarch and Proteus Merman, a lesser-known ...
The Role of George Henry Lewes in George Eliot's Career: A Reconsideration
Rilett's article examines the "protection" and "encouragement" George Henry Lewes provided to Eliot throughout her fiction-writing career. According to biographers, Lewes showed his selfless devotion to Eliot by encouraging ...
Victorian Sexual Politics and the Unsettling Case of George Eliot's Response to Walt Whitman
George Eliot and Walt Whitman, two of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century, are rarely discussed in relation to one another. They did not correspond, nor did either writer ever cross the Atlantic. There ...
George Eliot in Romantic Biofiction
Book review of The Honeymoon, by Dinitia Smith, published 2016 by Other Press
Piloting a Digitization Workflow for Analog Agricultural Data
In the summer of 2021, the head of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology contacted the Research Data Management Librarian seeking advice on what to do with the paper records, including original data, of two ...
Using IBM Watson for Discovery and Research Support: A Library-Industry Partnership at Auburn University
Researchers at the Auburn University Libraries are collaborating with cross-campus units and private companies to explore the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) tools to scholarly repositories, ...
"Everyone wants to do the model work, not the data work": Data Cascades in High-Stakes AI
Those who work with data have learned the importance of provenance, documentation, standardization, context, and metadata in maintaining the quality of datasets. This was historically done to preserve their utility for ...
An Introduction to Microaggressions for Library Workers
The term “microaggression” was coined to identify subtle occurrences of racism couched in casual comments directed at people of color. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: Better understand how their ...
Racial microaggressions: Their effects on mental and physical health
In this webinar session, Jaena Alabi will present a brief history of racial microaggressions research, focusing on the negative mental and physical health outcomes associated with experiencing subtle racism. Strategies ...