Special: Online Resources for Remote Education

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The Project Vox team hopes everyone is remaining safe amid the coronavirus outbreak and its consequences in our daily life. As educators move their instruction online in response to efforts to contain the outbreak, many vendors have responded by making their previously restricted materials freely available to the public for a limited time. Project Vox, […]

Announcement: Du Châtelet Bibliography UPDATED

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We are excited to announce an UPDATED bibliography of Émilie Du Châtelet! Onto the Bibliography section of Émilie Du Châtelet, we have included dozens of new sources that have been published since our entry was originally launched on 2015. Check them out now! We hope to continue keeping our philosopher entries as up-to-date with relevant […]

Announcement: Project Vox on the New Narratives in the History of Philosophy Podcast

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Check out Project Vox’s Andrew Janiak on the New Narratives in the History of Philosophy’s new podcast. The New Narratives project “aims to develop new narratives of our philosophical past that centrally include women thinkers, and thereby to reconfigure, enrich and reinvigorate the philosophical canon.” You can listen to Andrew talk about Project Vox, image culture, the philosophy […]

Announcement: Émilie du Châtelet’s Essai sur l’Optique Transcription

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For the first time, the French text of Émilie Du Châtelet’s Essai sur l’Optique–her essay on optics–is now available. The release of the text represents an international collaboration and more than two years of work on four manuscript sources. Scholars working on Du Châtelet, women in early modern philosophy, and the history of science and optics will […]

Behind the Scenes: Teaching Digital Publishing with Project Vox

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This fall Project Vox starts its fourth year as a digital publishing initiative. While we’ve been fortunate to receive internal and external funding to help support student team members’ work, nearly half have been volunteers—students who worked with our team merely to gain experience in team-based research projects and digital publishing. Many of these students […]

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Public Media: Project Vox in The Atlantic

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Earlier this year Project Vox was mentioned in an article on The Atlantic about the movie The Circle (2017), a technological thriller. Elizabeth Yale discusses how “women are cast as consumers [of communications technologies], rather than agents; controlled, rather than controlling.” She refers to two women, Margery Kempe (c. 1373–1438) and Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673), who […]