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307. The Dark Side of Digital Humanities

Friday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Richard A. Grusin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Richard A. Grusin's Annotation:

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

Richard A. Grusin's Annotation:
Sadly Tara McPherson was unable to participate.

Session Description:

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.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • The Profession – General

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