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Defining digital humanities : a reader

Author: Melissa M Terras
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Defining Digital Humanities.

This reader brings together the essential readings that have emerged in Digital Humanities. It provides a historical overview of how the term 'Humanities Computing' developed into the term 'Digital  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa M Terras
ISBN: 9781409469629 140946962X 9781409469636 1409469638 9781409469643 1409469646 9781409469650 1409469654
OCLC Number: 859557036
In: Terras, Melissa
Description: pages cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction, Julianne Nyhan, Melissa Terras and Edward Vanhoutte. Section I Humanities Computing: Is humanities computing an academic discipline?, Geoffrey Rockwell; What is humanities computing and what is not?, John Unsworth; Information technology and the troubled humanities, Jerome McGann; Disciplined: using educational studies to analyse 'humanities computing', Melissa Terras; Tree, turf, centre, archipelago - or wild acre? Metaphors and stories for humanities computing, Willard McCarty; The gates of Hell: history and definition of digital | humanities | computing, Edward Vanhoutte. Section II Digital Humanities: Humanities computing as digital humanities, Patrik Svensson; Something called digital humanities, Wendell Piez; What is digital humanities and what's it doing in English departments?, Matthew G. Kirschenbaum; The productive unease of 21st-century digital scholarship, Julia Flanders; Towards a conceptual framework for the digital humanities, Paul Rosenbloom. Section III From the Blogosphere: Digital humanities is a spectrum, or 'we're all digital humanists now', Lincoln Mullen; Who's in and who's out, Stephen Ramsay; On building, Stephen Ramsay; Inclusion in the digital humanities, Geoffrey Rockwell; The digital humanities is not about building, it's about sharing, Mark Sample; I'm Chris, where am I wrong?, Chris Forster; Peering inside the big tent, Melissa Terras; ADHO, on love and money, Bethany Nowviskie. Section IV Voices from the Community: Selected definitions from the Day of Digital Humanities 2009-2012; Digital humanities definitions by type, Fred Gibbs. Section V Further Materials: Selected further reading; Questions for discussion; Index.
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