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All too often, defining a discipline becomes more an exercise of exclusion than inclusion. Disrupting the Digital Humanities seeks to rethink how we map disciplinary terrain by directly confronting the gatekeeping impulse of many other so-called field-defining collections. What is most beautiful about the work of the Digital Humanities is exactly the fact that it can’t be tidily anthologized. In fact, the desire to neatly define the Digital Humanities (to filter the DH-y from the DH) is a way of excluding the radically diverse work that actually constitutes the field. This collection, then, works to push and prod at the edges of the Digital Humanities — to open the Digital Humanities rather than close it down. Ultimately, it’s exactly the fringes, the outliers, that make the Digital Humanities both heterogeneous and rigorous. This collection does not constitute yet another reservoir for the new Digital Humanities canon. Rather, its aim is less about assembling content as it is about creating new conversations. Building a truly communal space for the digital humanities requires that we all approach that space with a commitment to: 1) creating open and non-hierarchical dialogues; 2) championing non-traditional work that might not otherwise be recognized through conventional scholarly channels; 3) amplifying marginalized voices; 4) advocating for students and learners; and 5) sharing generously and openly to support the work of our peers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title, Title, Copyright
  2. pp. i-viii
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  1. Preface: Difference Is Our Operating System
  2. Cathy N. Davidson
  3. pp. ix-xiv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. xv-xviii
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  1. Disrupting the Digital Humanities: An Introduction
  2. Dorothy Kim, Jesse Stommel
  3. pp. 19-38
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  1. §Etymology
  1. A Letter to the Humanities: DH Will Not Save You
  2. Adeline Koh
  3. pp. 39-48
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  1. The Myth and the Millennialism of “Disruptive Innovation"
  2. Audrey Watters
  3. pp. 49-60
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  1. The Rhetoric of Disruption: What are We Doing Here
  2. Meg Worley
  3. pp. 61-78
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  1. Public Digital Humanities
  2. Jesse Stommel
  3. pp. 79-90
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  1. §Identity
  1. Universal Design and Its Discontents
  2. Jonathan Hsy, Rick Godden
  3. pp. 91-116
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  1. DH as “Disruptive Innovation” for Restorative Social Justice: Virtual Heritage and 3D Reconstructions of South Africa’s Township Histories
  2. Angel Nieves
  3. pp. 117-142
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  1. Lowriding through the Digital Humanities
  2. Annemarie Perez
  3. pp. 143-154
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  1. §Jeremiad
  1. Gold Star for You
  2. Mongrel Coalition Against Gringpo
  3. pp. 155-160
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  1. Mongrel Dream Library
  2. Mongrel Coalition Against Gringpo
  3. pp. 161-168
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  1. Exceptionalism in Digital Humanities: Community, Collaboration, and Consensus
  2. Michelle Moravec
  3. pp. 169-196
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  1. The Problem with Prof Hacking
  2. Matt Thomas
  3. pp. 197-216
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  1. Digital Humanities and the Erosion of Inquiry
  2. Sean Michael Morris
  3. pp. 217-226
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  1. §Labor
  1. #transform(ing)DH Writing and Research: An Autoethonography of Digital Humanities and Feminist Ethics
  2. Moya Bailey
  3. pp. 227-248
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  1. DH and Adjuncts: Putting the Human Back into the Humanities
  2. Kathi Inman Berens, Laura Sanders
  3. pp. 249-266
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  1. Not Seen, Not Heard
  2. Liana Silva Ford
  3. pp. 267-272
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  1. Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd
  2. Spencer D.C. Keralis
  3. pp. 273-294
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  1. §Networks
  1. The “Unbearable” Exclusion of the Digital
  2. Maha Bali
  3. pp. 295-320
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  1. The Politics of Visibility
  2. Eunsong Kim
  3. pp. 321-346
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  1. Academic Influence: The Sea of Change
  2. Bonnie Stewart
  3. pp. 347-356
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  1. §Play
  1. Playing as Making
  2. Edmond Y. Chang
  3. pp. 357-368
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  1. Humanizing the Interface
  2. Kat Lecky
  3. pp. 369-376
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  1. Bend Until It Breaks: Digital Humanities and Resistance
  2. Robin Wharton
  3. pp. 377-400
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  1. §Structure
  1. Outsiders, All: Connecting the Pasts and Futures of Digital Humanities and Composition
  2. Chris Friend
  3. pp. 401-418
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  1. W(h)ither DH? New Tensions, Directions, and Evolutions in the Digital Humanities
  2. Lee Skallerup Bessette
  3. pp. 419-454
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  1. The Library is Never Neutral
  2. Chris Bourg
  3. pp. 455-472
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  1. After the Digital Humanities, or, a Postscript
  2. Fiona Barnett
  3. pp. 473-478
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  1. §Conclusion
  1. How to #DecolonizeDH: Actionable Steps for an Antifascist DH
  2. Dorothy Kim
  3. pp. 479-498
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 499-515
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781947447714
MARC Record
OCLC
1100528099
Pages
514
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-04
Open Access
Yes
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