Author Archives: Lauren

A characteristically-wordy wrap-up post.

Because I like pretty things with words and because I was curious what my own Wordle (I keep accidentally typed “Worlde,” so old-timey) would look like, I made one.  I’m including it here–and while it’s not really the bulk of…

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Monks and Marginalia

I just stumbled across this and felt it had to be shared — interesting in terms of literacy/technology/reproduction/the human aspect of all of that “back in the day” when monks were working on illuminated manuscripts. And, the marginalia are amazing.…

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January 30 Recap

I have four pages of notes from our discussion on Monday night, all filled with questions and new ideas, things starred and scribbled down as quickly as possible (sometimes, it seems, too quickly). This course is making me think really…

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A Curious Find, Part II: America’s Most Literate Cities, 2011

Maybe this will become a feature of our blog every week? Who knows! But, I wanted to bring to everyone’s attention a study that I came across during my daily perusal of news websites — apparently, people at Central Connecticut…

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