Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader

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Dr Edward Vanhoutte
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Dec 23, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 330 pages
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 Humanities’, and highlights core readings which explore the meaning, scope, and implementation of the field. To contextualize and frame each included reading, the editors and authors provide a commentary on the original piece. There is also an annotated bibliography of other material not included in the text to provide an essential list of reading in the discipline.
 

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Contents

is Humanities Computing an Academic Discipline?
13
what is Humanities Computing and what is not?
35
information Technology and the Troubled Humanities
49
using educational studies to Analyse
67
Tree Turf Centre Archipelago or wild Acre? Metaphors
97
History and Definition of Digital
119
Humanities Computing as Digital Humanities
159
something Called Digital Humanities
187
The Productive unease of 21stcentury Digital
205
Toward a Conceptual Framework for the Digital
219
From THe BLogoSPHere
235
The Digital Humanities is not about Building its
255
ADHo on love and Money
271
selected Definitions from the Day of Digital
279
selected Further Reading
301
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About the author (2013)

Melissa Terras is Director of UCL’s Centre for Digital Humanities, and Professor in Digital Humanities at University College London, Julianne Nyhan is Lecturer in Digital Information Studies in the Department of Information Studies at University College London, and Edward Vanhoutte is Director of Research and Publications in the Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature - KANTL, Belgium and Editor-in-Chief of LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.