David Wrisley, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, Arts and Humanities, NYUAD

David Wrisley

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, Arts and Humanities

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


A.B. University of Chicago; MA/Ph.D. Princeton University

David Wrisley is a comparative medievalist and digital humanist. His research straddles the domains of late medieval court culture, Mediterranean studies, multilingual corpora analysis and the spatial humanities. He founded and organized the first digital humanities training institute in the Middle East in Beirut in 2015.

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Selected Publications

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  • El Khatib, R.; El Zini, J.; Wrisley, D.J.; Jaber, M.; Elbassuoni, S. (2016) TopoText: Interactive Digital Mapping of Literary Text. In COLING 2016, 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference System Demonstrations, December 11-16, 2016, Osaka, Japan.
  • Wrisley, D.J. (forthcoming). The Literary Geographies of Christine de Pizan. MLA Approaches to Teaching – The Works of Christine de Pizan, Ed. A. Tarnowski. Link to companion geo-data set: https://zenodo.org/record/35350
  • Richards, E.J., Wrisley, D.J., Dulac, L. (forthcoming) The Different Styles of Christine de Pizan: An Initial Stylometric Analysis. Le Moyen Français.
  • Jänicke, S., Wrisley, D.J. (2016). Visualizing Mouvance: Towards an Alignment of Medieval Vernacular Text Traditions. Association of Digital Humanities Organizations DH2016 Abstracts. Link to abstract: http://dh2016.adho.org/abstracts/396
  • Wrisley, D. J. (2016). Modeling the Transmission of al-Mubashshir Ibn Fātik’s Mukhtār al-Ḥikam in Medieval Europe: Some Initial Data-Driven Explorations. Journal of Religion Media and Digital Culture 5(1): 228-257. Link to article: https://www.jrmdc.com/journal/article/view/81
  • Wrisley, D. J. (2014). Spatial Humanities: An Agenda for Pre-Modern Humanities Research. Porphyra 22: 96-107. Link to article: http://www.porphyra.it/Porphyra22.pdf
  • Wrisley, D. J. (2013). Metafiction Meets Migration: Art from the Archives in Rabee Jaber’s Amerika. Mashriq & Mahjar 1(2): 99-119. Link to article: http://lebanesestudies.ojs.chass.ncsu.edu/index.php/mashriq/article/view/16