Rachel Bowker is a 2019 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, having majored in Humanities with an emphasis in Digital and Public Humanities. During her last spring semester, she took an independent study with Dr. Rebecca Nesvet. Below is a reflection of her project of transcribing, editing, and annotating two chapters from the facsimile of The String of Pearls (1850) by James Malcolm Rymer by using XML and TEI coding language.
As a growing field and program, the Digital and Public Humanities program has various teachers, students, and classroom projects that deserve recognition and exploration. The purpose of the DPH “spotlight” is to showcase the interesting work that UWGB students, staff, and faculty have produced in the digital and public humanities. Through these stories, these individuals and groups have the power to inspire and spread the possibilities for collaborative, project-based work that engages our communities–regional, national, and global. DPH Class Spotlight: English 424 The Book Editing Practicum English 424: The Book Editing Practicum is a UW-Green Bay course in which students learn practical, hands-on experience editing and producing book-length texts. The…