presentations

Below is a list of my past and upcoming presentations. Click the titles for full text in HTML format, the "slides" link for my presentation slides in PDF format, and if you would like my footnotes with citations, please send me an email at mdesjardin@gmail.com.

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  • Discussant, "Literary anthologies and information management in imperial China." Presentation at the Association for Asian Studies 2018 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. (Mar 2018)
  • "Language of empire in Taiyō magazine 1895-1925." (slides) (video) Presentation at NCC Annual Meeting, Princeton, New Jersey (Dec 2017).
  • "Rethinking the oeuvre: Modern Japanese periodicals as corporate authors." Authorship roundtable at Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Oct 2017).
  • "Taming text and locating imperial language in Japan's Taiyō 太陽 magazine (a comedy of errors)." (slides) Presentation at KeystoneDH 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Jul 2017).
  • "Voyant Tools for Japanese text analysis." (slides) (video) Presentation at NCC Doing Digital Scholarship in Japanese Studies workshop, Toronto, Ontario (Mar 2017).
  • "Lightning talk: Parsing exotic travel." Presented at University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Jul 2015).
  • Panel on Digital Humanities in the Penn Libraries. Participated at University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Jul 2015).
  • "Constructing an Imperial Lexiscape: Linguistic layering and new methods in text analysis." Paper co-presented at Keystone Digital Humanities Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Jul 2015).
  • "Parsing exotic travel: Geoparsing and sentiment analysis in British women's travel narratives." Presentation at WORD LAB, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Mar 2015).
  • "WORD LAB: An experimental space for research collaboration in Penn Libraries." Presentation at the Council on East Asian Libraries annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois (Mar 2015).
  • "Inventing Saikaku: Collectors, provenance, and the social creation of an author." Paper presented at the Workshop in the History of Material Texts at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Jan 2015).
  • "Harvesting Japanese literature from Aozora Bunko." Presentation at WORD LAB, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Sept 2014).
  • "Mobile Apps for Japanese Studies". (slides) Presentation at the NCC annual meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Mar 2014).
  • "Digitized Texts and the Problems of Textual Analysis for Historical Japanese Books." (slides) Paper presented at Histories of the Japanese Book: Past Present Future, Santa Barbara, California (May 2013).
  • "The Corporate Anonymous: Media-Based Authorship, Social Networks, and Reader Reception in the Meiji Period." Paper presented at Histories of the Japanese Book: Past Present Future, Santa Barbara, California (May 2013).
  • "Memorial Archives and the Creation of the Author: The Case of Kitamura Tōkoku." Paper presented at the Association for Asian Studies 2013 Annual Conference, San Diego, California (Mar 2013).
  • "Editing Identity: Social Memory, Archives, and Authorship in Japanese Anthologies." Paper presented at the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute Japan Forum lecture series, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Mar 2013).
  • "Collective Authorship and Reception: Rethinking the Meiji Literary World." Paper presented at the Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, New York (Feb 2012).
  • "Institutionalizing Saikaku: Social Provenance and Literary Legitimization." (slides) Paper presented at the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Columbus, Ohio (Oct 2010).
  • "Editing Ichiyō: Defining Identity Through Literary Anthologies." Paper presented at Japan Studies Association of Canada 2007 International Conference, Toronto, Ontario (Aug 2007).
  • "Doing Your Duty: Constructing a Korean Colonial Subject." Paper presented at the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Madison, Wisconsin (Oct 2006)

workshops and miscellaneous

Below are some workshops and other small presentations I've done at or for work, rather than conferences or organization meetings.

  • "Trends in Japanese Digital Humanities." (slides) (CC-0)
  • "Why I Use Mendeley: Citation Management, Note-Taking, and Annotation."
  • "Pre-Processing Japanese Literature Texts for Text Analysis." (slides) (CC-0)
  • "Intro to Web APIs: Flickr and Tumblr." (slides) (CC-0)