Amy Earhart

  • Title / Position: Assistant Professor
  • Organization: Texas A&M University

Earhart works with digital humanities, Africana and African-American literature, and 19th-century American literature and culture. Her work has appeared in DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly, The Oxford Handbook to Transcendentalism, American Documentary Editing, the Chronicle of Higher Education/Prof Hacker, Textual Cultures, Debates in Digital Humanities, among other venues. She has co-edited a collection of essays titled The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age with Andrew Jewell (Michigan 2010), and has recently completed a monograph titled “Traces of the Old, Uses of the New: The Emergence of the Digital Humanities.” Forthcoming work includes “Alex Haley’s Malcolm X: ‘The Malcolm X I knew’ and notecards from The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” an introduction and edition, published in Scholarly Editing, and "The Digital Humanities as a Laboratory" in Humanities and the Digital. Her digital projects include the development of the 19th-Century Concord Digital Archive in partnership with the Concord Free Public Library and editing the Emerson Society and the American Transcendentalism website.

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