Stephen Ramsay

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Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of English 303 Andrews Hall

Selected Publications


  • Reading Machines: Toward an Algorithmic Criticism (University of Illinois Press, 2011).
  • Mathematics for the Humanist (forthcoming, Oxford University Press)

Recent Articles:

  • "Programming with Humanists: Reflections on Raising an Army of Hacker-Scholars in the Digital Humanities"Teaching Digital Humanities: Principles, Practices, and Politics. (digitalculturebooks series, University of Michigan Press, 2012).
  • "Developing Things: Notes Toward an Epistemology of Building in the Digital Humanities (with Geoffrey Rockwell) Debates in the Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press, 2012).
  • "The Hermeneutics of Screwing Around"PastPlay (University of British Columbia Press, 2012).
  • "Algorithmic Criticism," Blackwell Companion to Digital Literary Studies (2007)
  • "In Praise of Pattern,"TEXT Technology 14.2 (2005)
  • "Toward an Algorithmic Criticism,"Literary and Linguistic Computing 18.2 (2003)

Rutgers University, BA (1992)
University of Virginia, MA (2000)
University of Virginia, PhD (2003)
Areas of Specialty
Digital Humanities
Theory of new media
Theater History
Electronic Texts
Modern Drama