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Analyzing the Books

Here is where I'll share some of my analyses of the texts. In the bulleted list below, underlined titles act as hyperlinks to the item. Click the titles to access each and learn more about the research I've done around the archive so far.

Publications

Presentations 

Data Visualizations

  • "Classifying School Shooting Fiction" — coming soon, summer 2021!
  • "School Shooting Fiction via Word Embedding Models" — coming soon, summer 2021!
  • "The Where & When of School Shooting Fiction" — Early analyses & data visualizations (using Tableau) of the proximity of highly-mediated school shootings to publications of school shooting fiction books. Created in late 2018, early 2019. [Link opens a window to a new page on the SSF Archive.]
  • "Initial Observations about the Authors" — Early visualizations (using Tableau) of author demographics with attention to race and gender. Created in early 2019. [Link opens a window to a new page on the SSF Archive.]
  • "Ableist Language in Neil Smith's Boo"Brief analysis of each of how school shooting fiction employs ableist language aligning madness with violence with a focus on Neil Smith's 2015 novel Boo. [Link opens a window to a new page on the SSF Archive.]