As we begin 2017, our students have already transcribed the dedications in nearly half of our sample set of Derrida's books, and we have begun mapping out a workflow for refining their work. The goal is to reflect the actual dedications as accurately as possible, and this can be challenging for a number of reasons, including variations in handwriting.

This week, we had a stimulating conversation with a colleague who specializes in data visualization, exploring the possibility of a collaboration and sparking ideas for eventual presentation of the data in a way that allows for interactive exploration(!)