Exhibition Overview

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An exhibition exploring vocabularies, statistics, and text in the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE).

Joan Hall, Ph.D. Chief Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English
Carrie Roy, Ph.D. Artist and Text Analyst
Julie Schnebly, Proofreader/Digital Text Specialist, Dictionary of American Regional English

*rantum scoot: An outing with no definite destination.

press:
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, WID Culture "Through Art, Data Gets Humanized" by Bridget Ryan, Aug 4, 2014.
UW–Madison Library News & Events "Words Count: A Rantum Scoot through DARE—An exhibition exploring vocabularies, statistics, and text in the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)" by Natasha Veeser, Nov 2, 2015.

venues:
The Words Count Exhibit was on display at the University of Denver from March through July of 2015 under the name "Reduction/Revelation." Former DARE Project Assistant Erin Meyer, who is now a librarian at the university, collaborated with DARE staff and Artist/Text Analyst Carrie Roy. Roy also presented a talk about the project.

Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin, Madison hosted the exhibition from Nov 2-Dec 30 2015. Information here.