The Virality of Racial Terror

We are pleased to announce today that the Mellon Foundation has funded a collaboration between the Viral Texts project and the Racial Violence Archive, “The Virality of Racial Terror in US Newspapers, 1863-1921.” VRT will employ text-mining methods to trace the circulation of reports about anti-Black violence in US newspapers... [Read More]

Draft Chapters from *Going the Rounds* Published Online

The Viral Texts team is currently working on a hybrid digital-print book project, Going the Rounds: Virality in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers through the University of Minnesota’s Manifold Scholarship Initiative. We have just published two draft chapters online with Manifold Scholarship: [Read More]