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digital humanities

Cyborg Scholar

Digital tools and new conditions of knowledge production are making the traditional “sovereign scholar” obsolete. Witness the rise of the cyborg scholar: fully networked, often precarious, and no longer possessing individual control over their scholarship.

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Resistance to Digital Humanities, Rightly Understood

A debate over the politics of digital humanities has broken out in the pages of the Los Angeles Review of Books. The first salvo came on May 1 from Daniel Allington, Sarah Brouillette, and David Golumbia in their co-written article “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives).” The authors charged the emergent field of digital humanities scholarship with complacency and complicity with the privatization of the university. Obsessed with technological wizardry, DH scholars Read More