Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, and Jeffrey Schnapp. Digital_Humanities. The MIT Press, 2012. Sections 1 and 2, pg. 1-72
Johanna Drucker, “Humanistic Theory and Digital Scholarship,” in Matthew Gold, ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities(Minnesota, 2012).
N. Katherine Hayles. “Chap 2: The Digital Humanities: Engaging the Issues” in How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis. University of Chicago Press. (available through NYU ebarary)
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum. “What Is Digital humanities and What’s It Doing in English Departments?” ADE Bulletin, 150. 2010.
Stephen Ramsay, Geoffrey Rockwell, “Developing Things: Notes toward an Epistemology of Building in the Digital Humanities,” in Matthew Gold, ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities (Minnesota, 2012).
Stanley Fish, “The Digital Humanities and the Transcending of Mortality” The New York Times. 9 Jan 2012
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, “The Humanities, Done Digitally” Chronicle of Higher Education. 8 May 2011
“Day of DH: Defining the Digital Humanities” in Matthew Gold, ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities(Minnesota, 2012).
Go into the WP admin backend and make a post with your own definition of the term “digital humanities”. Be prepared to read it aloud and justify your definition to the class. We will attempt to combine our definitions during the course of class into a unified description.