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Sarah Connell

Assistant Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks & Women Writers Project

Sarah Connell is the Assistant Director of the Women Writers Project and the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on text encoding and computational text analysis, medieval and early modern literature and historiography, and pedagogies of digital scholarship. She teaches courses and workshops in the digital humanities and early English literature. Her current projects include Making Room in History, a text encoding and analysis project on early modern narratives of national identity; Word Vectors for the Thoughtful Humanist, an NEH-funded seminar series on research and teaching with word embedding models; and “Representing Racial Identity in Early Women’s Writing,” a project examining discourses around race in the Women Writers Online collection. Her recent and forthcoming publications include “Writing, Reception, Intertextuality: Networking Women’s Writing,” co-authored with Julia Flanders for the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies; “Performance and Pedagogy: The Global Shakespeares Online Merchant of Venice Course” in the Shakespeare and Digital Pedagogy collection; and “Companions, Competitors, Contexts: Margaret Cavendish in Women Writers Online” for the Cambridge Companion to Margaret Cavendish.

  • Education

    PhD in Literature, 2014, Northeastern University

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  • Address

    405 Lake Hall
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

  • Office Hours

    Fridays, 9–10:30am; 12–1pm