Publications: All

  1. Shakespeare and authorship attribution methodologies

    2021-09-16 23:07:38 | Book chapter | Contributor(s): Hugh Craig | doi:10.80230/HSS-D6RB-F858

    Preprint of chapter in book: Lukas Erne, ed., The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Textual Studies, London, Bloomsbury, 2021, 225-243.

  2. “A bad land for Gods”: Environmentalism and Presence in American Gods

    2021-09-02 23:03:06 | Conference publication | Contributor(s): Ash McIntyre | doi:10.80230/HSS-6713-WG41

    Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is not an environmental novel, yet it narrates the primacy of the physical world in the form of cosmic struggle between the Old Gods and the New; in this way, it resonates with the crisis humankind face in the Anthropocene. As climate change threatens...

  3. “A story to match any fiction”: environmental sincerity in contemporary US fiction

    2021-09-02 22:51:44 | Dissertation | Contributor(s): Ash McIntyre | doi:10.80230/HSS-S8QV-PP32

    “A story to match any fiction” — Environmental Sincerity in Contemporary US Fiction By Ashleigh May McIntyre BA(Hons); University of Newcastle — A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in English September 2020 —...

  4. An "Architecture of Contradictions": Continuation and the Late Meta-Poetry of Louis Dudek

    2021-05-18 23:07:47 | Article | Contributor(s): Graham Jensen, Graham Jensen | doi:10.80230/HSS-CNG9-ZB69

    While Louis Dudek celebrated and promoted Canadian poetry through teaching, public lectures, personal letters, active involvement in the publication of other poets' work, and the publication of an incessant fusillade of his own poems, epigrams, essays, and newspaper articles, few critics...

  5. Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed and the Künstlerroman Tradition

    2021-04-29 04:55:05 | Article | Contributor(s): Graham Jensen | doi:10.80230/HSS-VJ6J-3R88

    This essay argues that Le Guin radically reimagined the Künstlerroman (“artist’s novel”) through its intervention in contemporary debates about art and science. Leveraging the revolutionary, utopian potential linked to the figure of the Romantic artist but...

  6. Making Sense of Play in Video Games: Ludus, Paidia, and Possibility Spaces

    2021-04-06 19:12:37 | Article | Contributor(s): Graham Jensen | doi:10.80230/HSS-CDF6-XY04

    This article synthesizes the work of video game theorists such as Gonzalo Frasca (2003), Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman (2003), Ian Bogost (2008), and Steven E. Jones (2008) in order to build on academic and interdisciplinary discussions of play and its effect on PC- or console-based video...

  7. Towards the “Infinite Poem” Reality and the Imagination in the 1950s and 1960s Meta-Poetry of Louis Dudek

    2021-04-06 18:22:44 | Article | Contributor(s): Graham Jensen | doi:10.80230/HSS-3P97-DR80

    This essay seeks to elucidate the tensions between the necessarily provisional categories of "reality" and "the imagination" in the Canadian poet-critic Louis Dudek's writings of the 1950s and 1960s in general, and in his self-reflexive and increasingly...

  8. Bibliography of Margaret Avison, 1987-2017

    2021-04-06 18:01:13 | Bibliography | Contributor(s): Graham Jensen | doi:10.80230/HSS-58ST-3K75

    A detailed bibliography of the Canadian poet Margaret Avison that serves as a companion piece to Francis Mansbridge's "Bibliography to Margaret Avison," picking up where Mansbridge, Avison, and Avison's critics left off in 1987. It features works by and about Avison, with...

  9. Where Lie the Similarities and Differences?: A Comparison of University and Industry Partners in Collaboration

    2021-03-30 20:50:59 | Article | Contributor(s): Lynne Siemens, INKE Research Group | doi:10.80230/HSS-8KN1-AE65

    University–industry partnerships are common on the science side of campus where ways to work together are well understood. This is less so in the humanities even as these types of collaborations are being funded by granting agencies and governments. For these partnerships to build a...

  10. Towards Open Annotation: Examples and Experiments

    2021-03-30 20:49:46 | Article | Contributor(s): Lindsey Seatter | doi:10.80230/HSS-HKSE-P126

    This article interrogates how digital text annotation tools and projects facilitate online engagement and virtual communities of practice. With the rise of the Web 2.0 movement and the proliferation of digital resources, annotation has evolved from an isolated practice to a collaborative one....

  11. Understanding the Social Edition Through Iterative Implementation: The Case of the Devonshire MS (BL Add MS 17492)

    2021-03-30 20:48:38 | Article | Contributor(s): Constance Crompton, Alyssa Arbuckle, Ray Siemens | doi:10.80230/HSS-E6A7-CE32

    This article reports on the ongoing social edition-building process. Using the social edition of the Devonshire Manuscript as a case study, the authors assess the scholarly potential of editing in public with contributions and feedback from the existing knowledge...

  12. Toward modeling the social edition: An approach to understanding the electronic scholarly edition in the context of new and emerging social media*

    2021-03-30 20:47:33 | Article | Contributor(s): Ray Siemens, Megan Timney, Cara Leitch, Corina Koolen, Alex Garnett | doi:10.80230/HSS-1MKR-FJ44

    This article explores building blocks in extant and emerging social media toward the possibilities they offer to the scholarly edition in electronic form, positing that we are witnessing the nascent stages of a new ‘social’ edition existing at the intersection of social media and...

  13. The Initial Impact of the Open Scholarship Policy Observatory

    2021-03-30 20:46:35 | Report | Contributor(s): Sarah Milligan, Kimberly Silk, Alyssa Arbuckle, Ray Siemens | doi:10.80230/HSS-KMFE-S941

    In September 2016, members of the Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) Partnership—a broad, diverse group working to advance understanding of, and resolve critical issues in, the production, distribution and widespread engagement of digital scholarship in Canada and...

  14. Social Media Engine: Extending our Methodology into other Objects of Scholarship

    2021-03-30 20:44:43 | Article | Contributor(s): Luis Meneses, Alyssa Arbuckle, Hector Lopez, Belaid Moa, Ray Siemens, Richard Furuta | doi:10.80230/HSS-7YRY-BN58

    In this paper we describe our efforts towards building a framework that extends the functionality of an Open Access Repository by implementing processes that integrate the ongoing trends in social media into the context of a digital collection—while taking into account the potential of...

  15. Social Knowledge Creation: Three Annotated Bibliographies

    2021-03-30 20:43:32 | Article | Contributor(s): Alyssa Arbuckle, Belojevic Nina, Matthew Hiebert, Ray Siemens, Shaun Wong, Derek Siemens, Alex Christie, Jon Saklofske, Jentery Sayers | doi:10.80230/HSS-F9RZ-N395

    In 2012-2013 a team led by Ray Siemens at the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL), University of Victoria, in collaboration with Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE), developed three annotated bibliographies under the rubric of social knowledge creation. The items for the...

  16. Social Knowledge Creation In Action: Activities in The Electronic Textual Cultures Lab

    2021-03-30 20:42:04 | Article | Contributor(s): Randa El Khatib, Alyssa Arbuckle, Ray Siemens | doi:10.80230/HSS-4PHD-WX31

    Digital environments now serve as the primary network for academic and non-academic modes of communication, research practices, and knowledge dissemination. This shift has resulted in greater ease of pursuing collaborative modes of engagement. Social knowledge creation, citizen scholarship,...

  17. Selected Information Management Resources for Implementing New Knowledge Environments: An Annotated Bibliography

    2021-03-30 20:39:26 | Article | Contributor(s): Alex Garnett, Ray Siemens, Cara Leitch, Julie Melone | doi:10.80230/HSS-EZAD-EZ16

    This annotated bibliography reviews scholarly work in the area of building and analyzing digital document collections with the aim of establishing a baseline of knowledge for work in the field of digital humanities. The bibliography is organized around three main topics: data...

  18. Review of Netlytic

    2021-03-30 20:37:59 | Review | Contributor(s): Luis Meneses | doi:10.80230/HSS-WY6D-R975

    Developed by the Social Media Lab ( at Ryerson University, Netlytic ( is a cloud-based text and social network analyzer that aims to help uncover social networks from online conversations. Netlytic has the ability to import data from a number of...

  19. Proceedings from the January 2019 INKE Meeting, 'Understanding and Enacting Open Scholarship'

    2021-03-30 18:42:32 | Conference publication | Contributor(s): Alyssa Arbuckle, Luis Meneses, Ray Siemens | doi:10.80230/HSS-36GA-SA23

    A collection of articles published in Issue No. 1 of Pop!

  20. Open+: Versioning Open Social Scholarship

    2021-03-30 18:38:16 | Article | Contributor(s): Alyssa Arbuckle | doi:10.80230/HSS-P9XJ-QE57

    Advocates of the Open Access (OA) movement have been fighting for free and unfettered access to research output since the early 1990s. Open access is a crucial element of a fair, efficient scholarly communication system where all are able to find, interpret, and use the results of...