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Panel description from online conference program:
A special session. Presiding: Richard A. Grusin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Speakers: Wendy H. Chun, Brown Univ.; Richard A. Grusin; Patrick Jagoda, Univ. of Chicago; Tara McPherson, Univ. of Southern California; Rita Raley, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
This roundtable explores the impact of digital humanities on research and teaching in higher education and the question of how digital humanities will affect the future of the humanities in general. Speakers will offer models of digital humanities that are not rooted in technocratic rationality or neoliberal economic calculus but that emerge from and inform traditional practices of humanist inquiry.
The text of these presentations is now online:
- “The Dark Side of the Digital Humanities – Part 1,” by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun (@whkchun)
- “The Dark Side of the Digital Humanities – Part 2,” by Richard Grusin (@rgrusin)
- “The Dark Side of the Digital Humanities – Part 3,” by Patrick Jagoda
- “The Dark Side of the Digital Humanities – Part 4,” by Rita Raley
A (probably incomplete) collection of
#s307 Tweets is available on Storify.
#s307 Tweets are also archived at MLA13.org.
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