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Duke Lightning Talk (2019 Spring Symposium)
Date
2019-05-16 (Creation date: 2019-04-12)
Main contributors
Sara Duke; Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities
Summary
My research project topic models the letters of Alexander Hamilton. I will compare the results of a topic model of Hamilton's outgoing correspondence from his arrival in the American colonies (after October 1772) to his death (July 1804) with the lyrics from Hamilton: An American Musical. In doing so, I study the extent to which the vocabulary of Hamilton's letters shape the musical's lyrics,and how this shift reflects changes in perceptions of his place within eighteenth-century American political culture. This project serves as the foundation for my MLIS digital humanities capstone project. 
Collection
IDAH Symposium
Unit
Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities
Language
English
Physical Description
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