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Watch: Rachel Sagner Buurma '99

Drawing on examples from her own research and from the work of the students in her Victorian Novel Research Seminar, Associate Professor of English Literature Rachel Sagner Buurma ‘99 talked about the research practices of Victorian novelists like George Eliot and Charles Reade, showing examples of notes, clippings, and plans drawn from their archives.

In this excerpt, Buurma talks about “Big Data” and how the humanities and technology have always been intertwined.