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Between Humanities and the Digital

contributions by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum; William Thomas III; Todd Presner; Jentery Sayers; Jennie Olofsson; Stephen Rachman; Geraldine Heng; Jenna Ng; Mats Dahlström; Bethany Nowviskie; Cecilia Lindhé; Zephyr Frank; Jonathan Sterne; Patrik Svensson; Cathy N. Davidson; Timothy Hutchings; N. Katherine Hayles; Nishant Shah; Jennifer A. González; Johanna Drucker; Natalie Phillips; Chandra Mukerji; Michael Widner; Whitney Trettien; Tara McPherson; Lisa Parks; Larissa Hjorth; Maurizio Forte; David Theo Goldberg; Henry Jenkins; Ian Bogost; Amy E. Earhart; Nick Montfort; Kathleen Fitzpatrick; Anne Cong-Huyen; Patricia Seed; Jo Guldi; Ray Siemens; Elizabeth Losh & Alan Liu

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Scholars from a range of disciplines offer an expansive vision of the intersections between new information technologies and the humanities.

Between Humanities and the Digital offers an expansive vision of how the humanities engage with digital and information technology, providing a range of perspectives on a quickly evolving, contested, and exciting field. It documents the multiplicity of ways that humanities scholars have turned increasingly to digital and information technology as both a scholarly tool and a cultural object in need of analysis.

The contributors explore the state of the art in digital humanities from varied disciplinary perspectives, offer a sample of digitally inflected work that ranges from an analysis of computational literature to the collaborative development of a “Global Middle Ages” humanities platform, and examine new models for knowledge production and infrastructure. Their contributions show not only that the digital has prompted the humanities to move beyond traditional scholarly horizons, but also that the humanities have pushed the digital to become more than a narrowly technical application.

Contributors
Ian Bogost, Anne Cong-Huyen, Mats Dahlström, Cathy N. Davidson, Johanna Drucker, Amy E. Earhart, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Maurizio Forte, Zephyr Frank, David Theo Goldberg, Jennifer González, Jo Guldi, N. Katherine Hayles, Geraldine Heng, Larissa Hjorth, Tim Hutchings, Henry Jenkins, Matthew Kirschenbaum, Cecilia Lindhé, Alan Liu, Elizabeth Losh, Tara McPherson, Chandra Mukerji, Nick Montfort, Jenna Ng, Bethany Nowviskie, Jennie Olofsson, Lisa Parks, Natalie Phillips, Todd Presner, Stephen Rachman, Patricia Seed, Nishant Shah, Ray Siemens, Jentery Sayers, Jonathan Sterne, Patrik Svensson, William G. Thomas III, Whitney Anne Trettien, Michael Widner

About the Authors
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Maryland and the author of the award-winning Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination (MIT Press).
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William Thomas is a Senior Historian at History Associates, Inc., in Rockville, Maryland.
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Todd Presner is Ross Professor of Germanic Languages, Chair of the Digital Humanities Program, and Associate Dean of Digital Innovation at UCLA, where is is also a leader of the Urban Humanities Initiative, a UCLA program sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Todd Presner is Ross Professor of Germanic Languages, Chair of the Digital Humanities Program, and Associate Dean of Digital Innovation at UCLA, where is is also a leader of the Urban Humanities Initiative, a UCLA program sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Todd Presner is Ross Professor of Germanic Languages, Chair of the Digital Humanities Program, and Associate Dean of Digital Innovation at UCLA, where is is also a leader of the Urban Humanities Initiative, a UCLA program sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Todd Presner is Ross Professor of Germanic Languages, Chair of the Digital Humanities Program, and Associate Dean of Digital Innovation at UCLA, where is is also a leader of the Urban Humanities Initiative, a UCLA program sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Geraldine Heng is Perceval Professor in English and Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies and Women’s Studies, at the University of Texas in Austin. She is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages.
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Patrik Svensson is Professor of Digital Humanities and former Director of HUMlab (2000¬2014) at Umeå University, Sweden.
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Cathy N. Davidson is the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Ruth F. Devarney Professor of English at Duke University.
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Cathy N. Davidson is the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Ruth F. Devarney Professor of English at Duke University.
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N. Katherine Hayles is Professor of English and Design/Media Arts at the University of California at Los Angeles.
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N. Katherine Hayles is Professor of English and Design/Media Arts at the University of California at Los Angeles.
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Jennifer A. González is Associate Professor in the History of Art and Visual Culture Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her essays and reviews have appeared in Frieze, World Art, Diacritics, Art Journal, Bomb, numerous exhibition catalogs, and anthologies, including With Other Eyes: Looking at Race and Gender in Visual Culture and Race in Cyberspace.
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Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies at UCLA in the Department of Information Studies and a book artist and visual poet.
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Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies at UCLA in the Department of Information Studies and a book artist and visual poet.
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Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies at UCLA in the Department of Information Studies and a book artist and visual poet.
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Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies at UCLA in the Department of Information Studies and a book artist and visual poet.
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Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies at UCLA in the Department of Information Studies and a book artist and visual poet.
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Tara McPherson is Associate Professor in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.
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Tara McPherson is Associate Professor in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.
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Larissa Hjorth, an artist ethnographer, is Professor in the School of Media and Communication at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).
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Larissa Hjorth, an artist ethnographer, is Professor in the School of Media and Communication at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).
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David Theo Goldberg is Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine.
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Henry Jenkins is Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. He is the coeditor of From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games (MIT Press, 1998).
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Ian Bogost is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC, and the coauthor of Newsgames: Journalism at Play (MIT Press, 2010).
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Ian Bogost is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC, and the coauthor of Newsgames: Journalism at Play (MIT Press, 2010).
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Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at MIT. He is the author of Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction and Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities; the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System and 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10; and the coeditor of The New Media Reader (all published by the MIT Press).
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Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at MIT. He is the author of Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction and Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities; the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System and 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10; and the coeditor of The New Media Reader (all published by the MIT Press).
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Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at MIT. He is the author of Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction and Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities; the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System and 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10; and the coeditor of The New Media Reader (all published by the MIT Press).
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Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at MIT. He is the author of Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction and Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities; the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System and 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10; and the coeditor of The New Media Reader (all published by the MIT Press).
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Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at MIT. He is the author of Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction and Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities; the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System and 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10; and the coeditor of The New Media Reader (all published by the MIT Press).
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Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at MIT. He is the author of Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction and Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities; the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System and 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10; and the coeditor of The New Media Reader (all published by the MIT Press).
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Elizabeth Losh directs the Culture, Art, and Technology Program at Sixth College at the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press) and the coauthor of Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing.
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Elizabeth Losh directs the Culture, Art, and Technology Program at Sixth College at the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press) and the coauthor of Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing.
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