Digital Humanities in Practice:Home

Examples of student coursework in the Digital Humanities at UT-Knoxville.

About These Projects

The links on this page are student projects created as capstones to courses taught by Tori Swanson in the Department of English. 

Digital Humanities Capstone Projects

Jamie Lea: Aristophanes

Jamie Lea: Aristophanes

Gabriell Santa

August Wilson

Gabrielle Knapp

Samuel Beckett

ENG 332/WOST 332 Women in American Literature

Compilation projects and original films:

The Mad Housewife: Men Should Think Twice Before Making Widowhood Women's Only Path to Power: Susan Glaspell, Sophie Treadwell, and Trifles vs Machinal

Drunk Literary Analysis: A performance analysis of The Yellow Wallpaper

A Writer's Task: Original Poetry and Film inspired by Dorothy Allison's A Bastard Out of Carolina

Women in Captivity: Told through the characters created by women authors


Charlotte Perkins Gilman:

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper


Tawnysha Greene:

Tawnysha Greene's A House Made of Stars


Dorothy Allison:

Bastard Out of Carolina: Gospel Music and Tent Revivals

Dorothy Allison: Stereotypes of the "White Trash" South

Bastard Out of Carolina and more Stories by Dorothy Allison

Dorothy Allison: Her early years and inspirations

Poverty & Bastard Out of Carolina

Bastard Out of Carolina, Feminism and Sadomasochism: An Analysis


Allison Bechdel:

Welcome to the Fun Home

Fun Home: What would happen if?


Toni Morrison:

The Blackest Blue

The Ugly Lolita: Blue Eyes Make All the Difference

Toni Morrison: The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison: Character Analysis


Edith Wharton:

Edith Wharton's Boudoir: Complete with Original Silent Movie (under RHORT menu item)

The Life of Edith Wharton

Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton: An Analysis


Shirley Jackson:

The Legacy of Hill House: Influences & Inspiration from the Borley Rectory

The Haunting of Hill House: In Depth Analysis and Interpretation

The Black Cats: American Gothic of Shirley Jackson

Hill House Presents: The Horror Within

The Haunting of Hill House: A look at one of America's most famous fictional haunted houses

The Haunting of Hill House: The Virtual Tour

The Haunting of Hill House: An Adaptation Study

Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House: A look into its creation

Shirley Jackson: Within the Mundane Lives Terror

Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House


Susan Glaspell:

Susan Glaspell's Trifles: He died of a rope around his neckTrifles and Susan Glaspell


Sophie Treadwell:

Machinal: Machinery

Machinal: History, Analysis, Live Performances


Zora Neale Hurston:

Zora Neale Hurston: There Are Years That Ask Questions and Years That Answer

Zora Neale Hurston: Biography and Analysis

Zora Neale Hurston: Life and Writing

Zora Neale Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God and Domestic Abuse

About Zora Neale Hurston