Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

Black Books and Data in the Twenty First Century

Maryemma Graham (NHC Fellow, 2005–06; 2006–07; Distinguished Professor, Department of English, University of Kansas)

December 13, 2022

While the digitization of texts has helped researchers rediscover lost works and forgotten authors, its benefits have not been distributed equally. This webinar will provide a brief overview of the History of Black Writing's "Black Book Interactive Project (BBIP)," a unique approach to reading and researching Black literature creating greater digital access to the work of both well-known and lesser-known novels by African American writers.

Subjects
Literature / Technology / African American Literature / Authors /