Defining Digital Humanities

Editor/Author Terras, Melissa, Nyhan, Julianne and Vanhoutte, Edward
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4094-6963-6
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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This reader brings together, for the first time, in one core volume the essential readings that have emerged in Digital Humanities. Chapters provide a historical overview of how the term 'Humanities Computing' developed into the term 'Digital Humanities', and highlight core readings which explore the meaning, scope, and implementation of the field.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction - Julianne Nyhan, Melissa Terras and Edward Vanhoutte
  • SECTION I: HUMANITIES COMPUTING
  • 1 Is Humanities Computing an Academic Discipline? - Geoffrey Rockwell
  • 2 What is Humanities Computing and What is Not? - John Unsworth
  • 3 Information Technology and the Troubled Humanities - Jerome McGann
  • 4 Disciplined: Using Educational Studies to Analyse ‘Humanities Computing’ - Melissa Terras
  • 5 Tree, Turf, Centre, Archipelago – or Wild Acre? Metaphors and Stories for Humanities Computing - Willard McCarty
  • 6 The Gates of Hell: History and Definition of Digital | Humanities | Computing - Edward Vanhoutte
  • SECTION II: DIGITAL HUMANITIES
  • 7 Humanities Computing as Digital Humanities - Patrik Svensson
  • 8 Something Called Digital Humanities - Wendell Piez
  • 9 What Is Digital Humanities and What's It Doing in English Departments? - Matthew G. Kirschenbaum
  • 10 The Productive Unease of 21st-century Digital ~ Scholarship - Julia Flanders
  • 11 Toward a Conceptual Framework for the Digital Humanities - Paul Rosenbloom
  • SECTION III: FROM THE BLOGOSPHERE
  • 12 Digital Humanities is a Spectrum, or “We're All Digital Humanists Now” - Lincoln Mullen
  • 13 Who's In and Who's Out - Stephen Ramsay
  • 14 On Building - Stephen Ramsay
  • 15 Inclusion in the Digital Humanities - Geoffrey Rockwell
  • 16 The Digital Humanities is not about Building, it's about Sharing - Mark Sample
  • 17 I'm Chris, Where Am I Wrong? - Chris Forster
  • 18 Peering Inside the Big Tent - Melissa Terras
  • 19 ADHO, On Love and Money - Bethany Nowviskie
  • SECTION IV: VOICES FROM THE COMMUNITY
  • 20 Selected Definitions from the Day of Digital Humanities: 2009–2012
  • 21 Digital Humanities Definitions by Type - Fred Gibbs
  • SECTION V: FURTHER MATERIALS
  • 22 Selected Further Reading
  • 23 Questions for Discussion