The Projector

Amusements & Useful Devices from K. A. Wisniewski

Writing with Scissors: A Review

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance By Ellen Gruber Garvey. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 320 pp. 62 ill. HC $115, Pb … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Reading as Art: A Micro-Review

Reading as Art Simon Morris, editor. York: Information as Material, 2016. http://www.informationasmaterial.org/portfolio/reading-as-art/ In my own ongoing research investigations of reading publishing as arts practice, I came across this title last … Continue reading

September 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Shadow of the Moon Turns 20

A few weeks ago, I was asked to contribute an essay on music/history, and, as exciting as the project seemed, I’m afraid I’ll have to turn the offer down.  But … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Bob Brown Bio & Roving Eye Press Book Review

This month, Roving Eye Press celebrates the first biography of Robert Carlton “Bob” Brown, written by Craig Saper and published by Fordham University Press and Empire State Editions. Contemporary publishing, … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Goody Two-Shoes

This week I was looking up where the expression “goody two-shoes” originated.  A friend used it in conversation and I remarked or rather asked whether or not this is even … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Summer Progress

Summer plans have been largely restricted to completing my dissertation.  The carousel forever goes round… I’m constantly struggling with finding that perfect balance between argument and narrative, especially with some … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Published Poem & Review

My poem “How to Fold a Map” was recently published in latest issue of The Clackamas Review.       And I recently reviewed Redell Olsen’s Film Poems (Los Angeles: … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teaching Digital History: A Review

Teaching History in the Digital Age. By T. Mills Kelly. (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2013. 184 pp. HC $70.00; OA DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/dh.12146032.0001.001) This year, nearly three thousand … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Computing Computing 2.0

Computing: A Concise History By Paul E. Ceruzzi MIT Press, 2012, 175 pages, $11.95, ISBN: 9780262517676 As the previous post points out, my initial reading of Ceruzzi’s Computing: A Concise History … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Intimacy Between Guests: A Micro-Review

There’s a lot that gets read in a week and a lot more that gets lost sliding from one book to another, clicking from one screen to the next.  But … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 3 Comments