MLA Convention Session 665: Debates in the Digital Humanities

127th Modern Language Association Conference
Seattle, WA
Sunday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 615, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Alexander Reid, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

1. “Whose Revolution? Toward a More Equitable Digital Humanities,” Matthew K. Gold, NYC College of Technology/CUNY Graduate Center

2. “Hacktivism and the Humanities: Programming Protest in the Era of the Digital University,” Liz Losh, University of California, San Diego

3. “Twenty-First-Century Literacy: Searching the Story of Billy the Kid,” Jeff Rice, University of Kentucky

4. “Why the Digital Humanities Needs Theory,” Jentery Sayers, University of Victoria

Abstracts coming soon! Please feel free to contact us with questions.

One Response to MLA Convention Session 665: Debates in the Digital Humanities

  1. As noted by M. K. Gold in http://www.mla.org/program_details?prog_id=S104, a storify of the tweets related to this panel is in http://storify.com/readywriting/debates-in-digital-humanities-mla12-s665, while Gold’s presentation (full text, with readers’ comments) is in http://mkgold.net/blog/2012/01/10/whose-revolution-toward-a-more-equitable-digital-humanities/ and the book that stimulated the panel’s discussions is in http://www.amazon.com/Debates-Digital-Humanities-Matthew-Gold/dp/0816677956/

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