Conference Papers

Jockers, Matthew L. “Seeing with Numbers: Sociological and Macroanalytic Approaches to Literary Exclusion.” Modern Language Association National Meeting, Chicago, IL, January 9, 2014.

—-. “Pedagogy, Collaboration, Method: Woolf in the Digital Commons.” Virginia Woolf Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 6 – 9, 2013.

—-. “Rebooting Graduate Training: Collaboration, Computing, and the New Thesis.” Panel organized by the Discussion Group on Computer Studies in Language and Literature. Modern Language Association National Meeting, Boston, MA, January 7, 2013.

—-. “Theories and Practices of the Literary Lab.” Modern Language Association National Meeting, Boston, MA. January 3, 2013.

—-. “Getting Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DH Commons.” Digital Humanities Commons MLA Workshop hosted by Northeastern University, Boston, MA, January 3, 2013.

Jockers, Matthew L. with Ben Allen, Cameron Blevins, and Ryan Heuser. “A Geography of Nineteenth-Century English and American Literature.” Social Science History Association, 37th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 2, 2012.

Jockers, Matthew L., “Computing and Visualizing the 19th Century Literary Genome.” Paper presented at Digital Humanities Conference 2012, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, July 16 – 22, 2012 (pp. 242-244).

—-. “The Inevitability of Influence: Tracking Thematic and Stylistic Change in 19th-Century American Fiction.” 23rd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012.

—-. “Irish Literature in the American West.” Crossroads Irish-American Festival, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, March 25, 2012.

—-. “Detecting and Characterizing National Style in the 19th Century Novel.” Paper presented at Digital Humanities Conference 2011, Stanford University, Stanford CA, June 19 – 22, 2011 (pp. 159-160).

—-. “#alt-ac: Alternative Paths, Pitfalls, and Jobs in the Digital Humanities.” Panel organized by the Discussion Group on Computer Studies in Language and Literature. Modern Language Association National Meeting, Seattle, WA. January 7, 2011.

—-. “What Makes an Irish Novel Irish: Toward a Stylistic and Thematic Definition of the 19th Century Irish Novel.” 2011 International Conference on Narrative, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, April 7-10, 2011.

—-. “The Devil’s in the Data: Literature as Macro-System.” Conference of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, Indianapolis, IN, October 28-31, 2010.

—-. “Defining Irish Style: A Computational Stylistics of Irish and British Prose.” Western Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Boise, ID, October 1-3, 2010.

—-. “Testing Authorship in the Personal Writings of Joseph Smith Using NSC Classification.” Paper presented at Digital Humanities Conference 2009, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, June 22 – 25, 2009.

—-. “Methodologies for Literary Studies in the Digital Age.” Modern Language Association National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2008.

Jockers, Matthew L., Glen Worthey, Joe Shapiro, and Sarah Allison. “Beyond Search: Literary Studies and the Digital Library.” Papers presented at Digital Humanities Conference 2008, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, June 25 – 29, 2008 (pp. 13-15). Refereed Panel.

—-. “Josephine Donovan’s Iowa: An Uir Dub.” American Conference for Irish Studies, Annual Meeting, Davenport Iowa. April 18, 2008.

Jockers, Matthew L., “Beyond Boston: Geo-Referencing Irish-American Literature.” Modern Language Association National Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 2007.

—-. “Macro-Analysis (2.0).” Paper presented at Digital Humanities Conference 2007. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, June 2-8, 2007 (pp. 103-104).

—-. “Kathleen Norris: An Irish Author of Some Importance.” Western Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, October 14-16, 2005.

—-. “Electronic Text Analysis and a New Methodology for Canonical Research.” Alternate Title: “A Macro-Economic Model for Literary Research.” In ACH/ALLC 2005. Humanities Computing and Media Center, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. Paper presented at 17th Joint International Conference of the Association for Computing in the Humanities and the Association of Literary and Linguistic Computing, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 15-18, 2005 (pp. 215-218).

—-. “Making and Mining a Digital Archive: the Case of the Irish-American West Project.” American Conference for Irish Studies, National Meeting, Liverpool, England, July 12-16, 2004.

—-. “From the Parks of Menlough to Menlo Park: Irish Writing in California.” American Conference for Irish Studies, National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, June 4-7, 2003.

—-. “The American West in Modern and Contemporary Irish Fiction.” Western Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Santa Clara, CA, October 11-13, 2002.

—-. “The Image of the American West in Irish Literature.” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, Colorado Springs, CO, March, 1999.

—-. “Literary Evidence of the Irish in Montana.” Midwest regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Detroit, Mercy, Detroit, MI, October, 1994.

—-. “Richard Murphy and the British/Irish Identity.” Irish Studies Colloquium, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, March, 1994.

—-. “‘The [Real] Word Known to All Men’ in James Joyce’s Ulysses.” Midwest regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, October, 1992.

—-. “An Unknown Word in Joyce’s Ulysses.” University Research Day, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, March, 1992.

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