Critical Digital Humanities: Theory and Practice


Digital Humanities as an interdisciplinary and sometimes contentious 'field' or set of practices connected by their attention to how digital theories and methods transform the production of culture, representation of the past, and shape of artistic practice. Exploration of debates around and critiques of DH as a discipline, interdiscipline, transdisciplinary formation. Hack versus yack, theory versus practice. Emphasis on critical engagement. Future of higher education. Digital divides, inclusion and exclusion, and opportunities for what counts as scholarly work. Intersections with pedagogy, public humanities, artistic practice, activism. Relationship to media and technology studies.
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