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  • An Archipelagic Literature: Re-framing 'The New Nature Writing' 

    Smith, JJO (Taylor and Francis, 2013-02-01)
    This paper proposes a reconsideration of ‘The New Nature Writing’ as an archipelagic literature, a literature concerned with the diverse and distinctive cultures of Britain and Ireland as much as with its nature. It ...
  • Art Mapping in Paris 

    Carletti, L; Price, D; Sinker, R; Giannachi, G; McAuley, D; Stack, J; Beaver, K; Mundy, J (ACM: Association for Computing Machinery, 2013)
    In this work, we describe a proposed technology demonstrator for Art Maps, a collaborative research project exploring the relation between artworks and the location that they depict, through the support of a cloud-based ...
  • ArtMaps 

    Giannachi, G; Sinker, R; Stack, J; Locatelli, C; Carletti, L; Price, D; McAuley, D; Coughlan, T; Benford, S (NODEM, 2014-12)
    Art Maps was developed as part of an interdisciplinary collaborative project between three departments at Tate (Tate Learning, Tate Online and Tate Research) and researchers in Computer Science (University of Nottingham) ...
  • ArtMaps: A Technology for Looking at Tate's Collection 

    Giannachi, G; Sinker, R; Stack, J; Locatelli, C; Carletti, L; Price, D; McAuley, D; Coughlan, T; Benford, S (Leonardo/ International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, 2015-04-27)
    This article presents ArtMaps, a crowdsourcing web-based app for desktop and mobile use that allows users to locate, move and annotate artworks in the Tate collection in relation to one or more sets of locations. Here we ...
  • ArtMaps: interpreting the spatial footprints of artworks 

    Coughlan, T; Carletti, L; Giannachi, G; Benford, S; McAuley, D; Price, D; Locatelli, C; Sinker, R; Stack, J (Association for Computing Machinery, 2015-04)
    Creating and utilizing simple links between items and locations in map-based systems has become a mainstream component of modern computing. In this paper, we explore support for ‘art mapping’, an activity that requires ...
  • Breaches in a Battered Wall: Invasion, Spectatorship, and the Early Modern Stage 

    Preedy, CK (Manchester University Press, 2015)
    This article explores how the fictional representation of siege and invasion in the war dramas of the 1580s and 1590s enabled Elizabethan dramatists to reflect upon the vulnerable state of their own theatre, threatened ...
  • Bulimic Beckett: food for thought and the archive of analysis 

    Salisbury, Laura (Wiley, 2011-10-17)
    Critics have noted a mode in Samuel Beckett's writing that can be characterised as the urge to purge. Obsessed with figuring language as both vomit and shit in the guts of an oral/anal textual system, many of his texts are ...
  • China in the 21st Century: on Borrowing, Translation, and Mixed Economies 

    Lu, J; Gagnier, Regenia (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
    Chinoiserie—the European appropriation of “China”—has counterparts in Zhongxi hebi and nalai zhuyi. Part I, “Translating Literatures,” shows that creative translation and borrowing are indigenous to modern China. From the ...
  • CloudPad - a cloud-based documentation and archiving tool for mixed reality artworks 

    Giannachi, G; Lowood, H; Rowland, D; Benford, S; Price, D (Digital Humanities 2011, 2011)
    This paper reflects on the process of designing and building a documentation and archiving tool named CloudPad on the basis of its first evaluation at Stanford Libraries and the San Francisco Art Institute in September ...
  • Convex and concave: conceptual boundaries in psychology, now and then (but mainly then). 

    Rylance, Rick (Cambridge University Press, 2004-09-01)
    My title is derived from G. H. Lewes's psychological magnum opus Problems of Life and Mind (1874–79). Lewes's image is a metaphor for the relation of mind to brain, or more generally of the mind to the nervous system: ...
  • The cooking animal: Economic Man at the Great Exhibition. 

    Young, Paul K. F. (Cambridge University Press, 2008-06-12)
    When called upon to host a banquet celebrating the forthcoming Great Exhibition of 1851, the world's first display of international industry, the Mayor of York turned to the period's most renowned chef for the catering. ...
  • Creating Animal Experience in Late Eighteenth-Century Narrative 

    Spencer, Jane (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-12)
    Late eighteenth-century children's fiction with animal protagonists played a part in the period's rethinking of animal–human relations. Writers including Dorothy Kilner, Sarah Trimmer, Anna Letitia Barbauld, John Aikin ...
  • Cultural philanthropy, gypsies, and interdisciplinary scholars: dream of a common language 

    Gagnier, Regenia (Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Birkbeck, University of London, 2005-10-01)
    Although he was a major force in fin-de-siecle cultural philanthropy in both North America and Britain, Charles Godfrey Leland is today known mainly through Occult websites on the Internet. This essay retrieves his research ...
  • Darwin and Reductionisms: Victorian, Neo-Darwinian and Postgenomic Biologies 

    Richardson, Angelique (Birkbeck, University of London, 2010)
    This article compares the open-ended Darwinism of Charles Darwin, George Lewes, George Eliot and Thomas Hardy with reductive post-Weismann and early eugenist views and more recent neo-Darwinian ideas including literary ...
  • Digital humanities and crowdsourcing: an exploration 

    Carletti, L; Giannachi, G; Price, D; McAuley, D; Benford, S (Museums and the Web, 2013)
    ‘Crowdsourcing’ is a recent and evolving phenomenon, and the term has been broadly adopted to define different shades of public participation and contribution. Cultural institutions are progressively exploring crowdsourcing, ...
  • “The disturbances overseas”: a comparative report on the future of English Studies 

    Gagnier, Regenia (Cambridge University Press, 1999-09)
    This is an adaptation of a talk first presented to the Council for College and University English (CCUE) conference on English for the Millennium, Sept. 1996. CCUE is the British professional body that represents the ...
  • The documentation and archiving of mixed media experiences: the case of Rider Spoke 

    Giannachi, G; Rowland, D; Benford, S; Price, D (Digital Futures. Horizon Digital Economy Research, 2010)
    This paper introduces the early stages of the research conducted by an interdisciplinary team in Horizon, comprising staff from Computer Science and Performance Studies, who, in collaboration with artist company Blast ...
  • Documenting the user experience 

    Giannachi, G (Instituto de Historia da Arte, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2015-10-01)
    This paper discusses the challenges of documenting highly subjective mixed reality experiences, from artworks like Blast Theory’s Rider Spoke, which consists of an interactive audio-tour users experience whilst cycling in ...