Will Shaw

Will Shaw

Digital Humanities Academic Technology Consultant, Perkins Library

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Library and Technology, Steering Committee

William Shaw is the digital humanities academic technology consultant at Duke University Libraries.  A graduate of Warren Wilson College, Shaw earned his M.A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is now completing his Ph.D. in English literature.  He is a student of British Romanticism and the digital humanities.  As technical editor of the William Blake Archive, he created several new digital humanities tools while overseeing the development and maintenance of the leading digital project in his field. At Duke, he has helped build a wide range of digital projects as part of Humanities Writ Large, including research and pedagogical tools for faculty in the Humanities Labs, with Visiting Faculty Fellows, as well as the widely publicized Project Vox.  His scholarly interests include William Blake, 19th century British poetry, William Hazlitt, and the curriculum and pedagogy of the digital humanities.


"Humanities at Large" Visiting Faculty Fellows Conference March 23-24, 2017
Visiting Faculty Fellow


An HWL Digital Humanities Spin-Off in Pennsylvania
An HWL Digital Humanities Spin-Off in Pennsylvania
-- Jul 7 2017
Will Shaw, Digital Humanities Technology Consultant for Duke Libraries, was the keynote speaker at a recent conference at Ursinus College. The event brought together faculty and students from three... Read More


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Digital Scholarship Services Showcase
-- Feb 17 2017 - 11:30am
A showcase of projects from the past year that demonstrate Digital Scholarship Services’ mission to innovate research, teaching, and publishing and that help highlight the questions and challenges... Read More