Grant Leyton Simpson Curriculum Vitae

Grant Simpson
ECHOE Project
Heinrich-Düker-Weg 12 #1.223
37073 Göttingen
Germany

grantleyton.simpson@uni-goettingen.de

Education

Academic Positions

Professional Positions

Publications

Refereed

Invited

  • Simpson, Grant Leyton. “Projects and Objects: Points of Contact between Textual Studies and Sociotechnical Investigations.” In Pnina Fichman and Howard Rosenbaum, Social Informatics: Past, Present and Future. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.

Reviews

Projects

Conferences

Papers and Presentations Given

  • Josfeld, Julia and Grant Leyton Simpson. “Reflecting the Influence of Techonology on Models of Text in Scholarly Digital Editing.” Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Conference. University of Graz. 2019.
  • Hall, Thomas and Grant Leyton Simpson. “ECHOE Project Report.” ISAS. University of New Mexico. Albuquerque. 2019.
  • “Digital Humanities Was Never ‘Burning Down the House’: Values in the Design of Old English Reference Works.” Same as it Ever Was: Fulfilling the Unfulfilled Promise of Digital Humanities session. Modern Language Association. Chicago. 2019.
  • “Concordances and their Affordances.” 13th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium. 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Washington, D.C. 2017.
  • “Derivative Works of the Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records.” Papers in Honor of R. D. Fulk session I. 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2016.
  • “‘It Is Extremely Hard to Design a Beautiful Book on a Computer’: The Computer-Generated Medieval Concordance as Aesthetic Object.” Midwest Modern Language Association 2013.
  • “Digital Textual Studies, Social Informatics, and the Sociology of Texts: With a Case Study in Early Digital Medievalism.” Digital Humanities. University of Nebraska. 2013.
  • Bowman, Timothy, Bradford Demarest, Scott Weingart, Grant Leyton Simpson, Vincent Larivière, Mike Thelwall, Cassidy R. Sugimoto. “Mapping DH Through Heterogeneous Communicative Practices.” Digital Humanities. University of Nebraska. 2013.
  • Walsh, John A . and Grant Leyton Simpson “TEI Boilerplate.” Digital Humanities. University of Nebraska. 2013.
  • “The Phillips Screwdriver: Tools, Patents, and the Sociology of Texts.” Society for Textual Scholarship. Loyola University Chicago. 2013.
  • Walsh, John A. and Grant Leyton Simpson. “TEI Boilerplate.” Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Conference. Texas A&M University. 2012.
  • “Projects and Objects: Points of Contact between Textual Studies and Sociotechnical Investigations.” 8th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium. 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Baltimore. 2012.
  • “Toward a New Edition of Ælfric's Lives of Saints.” Editing Old English: Ælfric's Lives of the Saints session at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2012.
  • “Preservable Interfaces: A Desideratum for Future Electronic Editions.” Reconfiguring the Scholarly Digital Edition session. Modern Language Association. Seattle. 2012.
  • “Proactive Preservation.” A Closer Look at Recent Work in Digital Medieval Studies session at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2011.
  • “Preserving the User Interface.” More of What Every (Digital) Medievalist Should Know session at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2011.
  • “Paths to Digital Medieval Multidisciplinarity: A Panegyric on Wandering.” Contribution to Grant Leyton Simpson. and Dot Porter, “Journeys into Digital Medieval Studies.” Knights, Pilgrims, Scholars and Dreamers: Wandering in the Middle Ages. Medieval Studies Institute Symposium. Indiana University. 2011.
  • “Crises in the Pronoun Paradigm and the Transgender Body: Crossdressing in the Old English Saints' Lives of Euphrosyne and Eugenia.7th Annual Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium. University of Toronto. 2011.
  • “The Bessinger-Smith A Concordance to Beowulf: Investigating a Moment in the History of Old English Humanities Computing.” 9th Annual Conference on Medieval Studies. Comitatus. Purdue University. 2011.
  • “Digital Humanities Prehistory and Future Pasts.” [Invited speaker.] Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities (IDAH). Indiana University. 2011.
  • “Materiality and Digital Medievalist Practice.” [Invited speaker.] Contribution to Ellen Mackay, Brent Moberly, Kevin Moberly, Grant Leyton Simpson, and Dot Porter. Digital Humanities and Early English Culture. Indiana University. 2011.
  • Simpson, Grant Leyton and Dot Porter. “Transforming Backwards: HTML+RDFa to TEI.” Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Conference. University of Zadar. 2010.
  • Simpson, Grant Leyton, John A. Walsh, and Sarah Smith-Robbins, “The Impact of Digital Humanities: Tools, Research, and Careers.” [Invited plenary panel member.] The End? conference. Indiana University. 2010.
  • “Document Engineering and Electronic Editions of Medieval Texts.” The Future of Electronic Editions of Medieval Materials session at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2008.
  • “Part of Speech Frequencies in Old English: Methodology and Preliminary Results.” 14th Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2008.
  • “The Reciprocal Aristocratic Bond in ‘The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell.’” 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2005.

Conferences and Sessions Planned

  • Program committee. 11th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium. 78th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. St Louis. 2015.
  • Program committee. 8th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium. 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Baltimore. 2012.
  • Session Organizer. Editing Old English: Ælfric's Lives of Saints. At the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University. 2012.
  • Conference Assistant. 18th Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference/7th Studies in the History of the English Language. Indiana University. 2011-2012.
  • Organizing committee. Vagantes 2012. Indiana University. 2011-2012.
  • Organizing committee. Knights, Pilgrims, Scholars and Dreamers: Wandering in the Middle Ages. Medieval Studies Institute Symposium. Indiana University. 2010-2011.
  • Organizing committee. Collections and Collaborations. Indiana University. 2010-2011.
  • Organizing committee. The End?. Indiana University. 2009-2010.

Panels Moderated

  • “Multimedia Translation.” Collections and Collaborations. Indiana University. 2011.
  • “Proximate Otherness: Exploring the Foreignness of the Familiar.” Medieval Studies symposium. Indiana University. 2010.
  • “Reading the Virtual Wasteland.” The End? conference. Indiana University. 2010.
  • “Women, Intimacy, and the Premodern World.” Intimacy/Proximity conference. Indiana University. 2005.

Guest Lectures

  • “Systems Analysis and the Value of Modeling.” SLIS S556: Systems Analysis and Design. Indiana University. 2013.
  • “Electronic Literature.” English L204: Introduction to Fiction. Indiana University. 2012.
  • “Expository Writing in Two Disciplines: English and Information Science.” English W350: Advanced Expository Writing. Indiana University. 2012.
  • “Interactive Fiction and its Analogs.” English L204: Introduction to Fiction. Indiana University. 2011, 2012.
  • “How Do ‘Digital’ and ‘Humanities’ Relate?” English L501: Digital Humanities Practicum. Indiana University. 2010.
  • “Thomas Percy as Editor and Author: Crafting the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry.” English L631: British Literature 1660-1800. Indiana University. 2005.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Service

International

University

  • Cyberinfrastructure Review Taskforce. Indiana University. 2015.

Campus

  • Kelley School of Business Dean Search Committee. Indiana University. 2012-2013.
  • Provost Search Committee. Indiana University Bloomington. 2012.
  • IU Bloomington Faculty Council. Indiana University. 2011-2013.
  • IU Bloomington Professional Council.
    • President. [Elected position.] 2011-2013.
    • Vice President. [Elected position.] 2010-2011.
    • Executive Committee. 2010-2013.
    • Professional Staff Grievance Representative. Indiana University Bloomington. 2010-2011.
    • Council Representative. [Elected position.] 2010-2013.
    • Chair. Elections and Auction Applications Committee. 2011-2013.
    • Bylaws committee. 2012-2013.
  • Committee for Indiana University Bloomington Accessibility. Indiana University. 2011-2013.
    • Chair. Subcommittee for Technology and Electronic Resource Accessibility. 2012-2013.

Department

  • Curriculum Committee. Department of Information and Library Science. Indiana University. 2013-2014.
  • Career and Funding Resource Coordinator. [Elected position.] Department of English. Indiana University. 2011-2012.
  • Medieval Studies Institute Graduate Student Advisory Committee. Indiana University.
    • Co-Chair. [Elected position.] 2011-2012.
    • Interim Chair. 2010.
    • Department of English representative. 2010-2012.
  • Administrator, Department of English Graduate Conference website. Indiana University. 2010-2011.
  • Administrator, Department of English Graduate Listserv. Indiana University. 2009-2011.
  • Mentor, Department of English Graduate Student Advisory Committee mentor program. 2008-2010.