Dan Rudmann

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2019-01-13: Translation, Scholarship, and Emily Wilson's work with The Odyssey Of the many important statements by Emily Wilson in this interview, one in particular jumps out at …

2018-12-26: A few things that brought me joy this year. Shared in the hope that they might do the same for you. …

2018-11-26: Our open infrastructure plan for open-access academic publishing is now available to read and …

2018-11-25: Gal Beckerman with an illuminating discussion on the current state of the Jewish community in the US …

2018-11-13: 3 years ago today, I defended my PhD dissertation at UT Austin. Since then, I founded an arts and …

2018-11-06: Artificial Intelligence Hits the Barrier of Meaning by Melanie Mitchell via NYT

2018-11-04: A for-profit academic publishing giant forces a small internet service provider to block sites that …

2018-11-04: Whenever I need to feel better - which is more and more often these days - I watch this music video …

2018-10-06: Open Book Publishers on why it’s crucial to oppose recent for profit attempts to monopolize …

2018-09-26: How to Be a Generous Professor in Precarious Times

2018-09-09: MIT releases their Open Access White Paper.

2018-07-19: Dana Johnson designed this brilliant cover art for my book. I absolutely love the subtlety. …

2018-07-15: In order to create a pop band, the whole apparatus of civilization must be up and running and …

2018-07-14: NPR Tiny Desk Concert of incredible young classical musicians at From the Top

2018-07-11: A very nice friend who works in the tech world recently said to me, “If careers in the …

2018-06-02: What’s Going On In Your Child’s Brain When You Read Them A Story? >“We went …

2018-05-28: GRETIL - Göttingen Register of Electronic Texts in Indian Languages

2018-05-15: Now running Dialog on my Google phone. Such a well-designed way to access Micro.blog on Android. …

2018-05-01: writing aloud is not phonological but phonetic; its aim is not the clairty of messages, the theater …

2018-04-28: Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer - Emotion Picture

2018-04-25: The Studium website is finally in a place to give a full and legible picture of our work, I hope. …

2018-04-09: Brent Simmons with a spirited and brilliant argument for switching to Micro.blog

2018-04-06: Professors Are Targets In Online Culture Wars One reason among many that Micro.blog is so vital …

2018-03-23: The Classics Scholar Redefining What Twitter Can Do Loving Emily Wilson’s translation of the …

2018-03-12: Studium’s archive is starting to take shape, with a small selection of our classes, …

2018-03-11: Higher ed has 99 problems — and the New York Times is one — this is just… damn.

2018-03-07: “Meaning is only legitimate in the artwork insofar as it is objectively more than the …

2018-02-17: Joy by Loma from their self-titled album released yesterday. 🎵

2018-02-17: Not Even Past - a publication for public writing on history from the Department of History at UT …

2018-02-13: Dreamt I was attending a conference in which the most important presentation was a bear standing at …

2018-02-08: Rather than artificial intelligence, I hope one day we reflect on the shift in humanity during this …

2018-02-06: Can Computers Learn Like Humans? this NPR article confirms that no universally accepted definition …

2018-01-30: “In significant measure, different languages are different, inherently creative …

2018-01-20: This alternative search engine for UMD’s Middle English Dictionary supports fuzzy queries!

2018-01-14: “Every translation is a messianic act, which brings redeption nearer.” Franz Rosenzweig, …

2018-01-13: My standard whole wheat bread made in the mini zojirushi.

2018-01-11: Slowly updating the Studium website. Every reworking comes just a bit closer to capturing all the …

2018-01-07: “An Unreliable Alchemy” by Irina Dumitrescu — “Literature makes up the building …

2018-01-06: Reading The Long Ships once again and as always my enthusiasm for the book is launched by Michael …

2018-01-04: In Which I Reflect Upon Punctum Records From 2013 to 2017, I ran a community-focused, not-for-profit record label in Austin, TX. In that …

2017-12-29: There Is No Case For The Humanities by Justin Stover — brilliant illustration that the framing of …

2017-12-27: While I want NPR Music to introduce me to new and important artists, I’m not loving their new …

2017-12-24: Writing recommendation letters for my colleagues through Studium and the Austin music community as …

2017-12-22: 978-81-208-4170-3

2017-12-17: “There is more than one way to skin a cat; amateurism is bricolage, bringing whatever can be …

2017-12-12: The problem of pluralis modestiae: invoking “we” to avoid imposing oneself upon an idea …

2017-12-08: The Disguise of Language - book blurb My manuscript is moving along the publication procress. Here’s the back matter just in from …

2017-12-03: Emily Wilson’s translation of The Odyssey is not only a brilliant work but also a wonderful …

2017-12-02: “The presence of God today is also called Rohingya”

2017-11-30: Thinking a lot about friendship and conviviality lately, and all the things we have been able to do …

2017-11-26: At present, listening to Allways by Ryan Sambol.

2017-10-23: The Open Access Companion to the Cantebury Tales, just released this week, presents one of the true …

2017-10-21: The Digital-Humanities Bust - After a decade of investment and hype, what has the field …

2017-10-20: Day five without an iPhone. My internal monologue has returned, I’m having pleasant dreams, I …

2017-10-19: Coda, A Democratic Theory of Judgement: Linda Zerilli’s new book as insight on where and how …

2017-10-19: Sessions five and six, Marxism and Capitalism: Moving to toward our present moment by asking two …

2017-10-18: Session four, Open: Session directed by class participants. Over and over again, a class at Studium …

2017-10-18: Session three, Enlightenment II: A survey of 18th c. philosophy and writing in Europe, i.e. …

2017-10-17: Second session, Perplexed: Moses Maimonides as contact zone for Judaism, Islam, and Christianity in …

2017-10-17: First session, Enlightenment I: dharma, artha, kama, and mokṣa in premodern South Asia via …

2017-10-16: Writing a comparative worldview/philosophy/religion survey course around the theme of meaning and …

2017-10-16: iPhone shattered this morning — a buttered-side down fall from around two feet on to the cement …

2017-10-15: Next time they say, “Why does literature matter?”