Galey, AlanAlan Galey
Associate Professor, Faculty of Information (cross-appointed to English), and Director of the Book History & Print Culture Collaborative Program
Office Location: Room 646, Bissell Building, Faculty of Information
Teaching and Research Interests: Book history; bibliography; history of reading; digital humanities; media history; archives; Shakespeare.
His current primary research is a project called Bibliographic Methods for Born-Digital Texts: From Paratext to Performance, funded from 2018 to 2022 by an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The primary result of this project will be a book-length study tentatively titled The Veil of Code: Studies in Born-Digital Bibliography
. For more details, see the project's blog
. His secondary projects include a set of open-source digital prototypes titled Visualizing Variation
, and the digital book history project Architectures of the Book
B.A. (U Victoria), M.A. (U Victoria), Ph.D. (Western)
The Veil of Code: Studies in Born-Digital Bibliography. (in progress)
Articles and Book Chapters
“Reading Shakespeare Through Media Archaeology.” Shakespeare in Our Time: a Shakespeare Association of America Collection. Ed. Dympna Callaghan and Suzanne Gossett. London: Bloomsbury—Arden Shakespeare, 2016. 103–6.
(with Stan Ruecker.) “How a Prototype Argues.” Literary and Linguistic Computing 25.4 (2010): 405–24.