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The Landscape of Digital Humanities
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Humlab.
2010 (English)In: Digital Humanities, ISSN 1938-4122, Vol. 4, no 1Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The digital humanities is increasingly becoming a "buzzword", and there is more and more talk about a broadly conceived, inclusive digital humanities. The field is expanding and at the same time being negotiated, and this article explores the idea of a broadly conceived landscape of digital humanities in some depth. It is argued that awareness across this landscape is important to the future of the field. The study starts out from typologies of digital humanities, a "flythrough" of the landscape, and a discussion of what being a digital humanist entails. The second part is an exploration of four concrete encounters: ACTLab at University of Texas at Austin, the Humanities Arts Science Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC), the Humanities Computing Program at the University of Alberta, and Internet Studies. In the third part of the article, it is suggested that a model based on paradigmatic modes of engagement between the humanities and information technology can help chart and understand the digital humanities. The modes of engagement analyzed are technology as a tool, study object, expressive medium, exploratory laboratory and activist venue.

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2010. Vol. 4, no 1
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-37513OAI: diva2:360995
Available from: 2010-11-05 Created: 2010-11-05 Last updated: 2010-11-08Bibliographically approved

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