The elusive digital/critical synthesis

Long, Seth and Baker, James (2018) The elusive digital/critical synthesis. In: Debates in Digital Humanities 2018. University of Minnesota Press. (Accepted)

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Abstract

In the first Debates in the Digital Humanities, Alan Liu argued that digital humanists risk losing a seat at the “table of debate” if they continue to emphasize tools and databases to the exclusion of cultural criticism. We want to remind the field how difficult it is to achieve the digital/critical synthesis. Liu’s challenge is a more wicked problem than we want to admit, particularly in the context of computational work.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: digital humanities, critical, practice
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Humanities Lab
Subjects: A General Works > AZ History of Scholarship The Humanities
Depositing User: James Baker
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2018 13:06
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018 13:06
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/74575

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