CODEC BOOK CLUB: Defining Digital Humanities

Reblogging from CODEC blog, posted earlier today: Back in October the CODEC team discussed Melissa Terras’ inaugural professorial lecture on digital humanities, whilst this week we focused on the associated book Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader (Ashgate, 2013) edited by Terras, Nyhan, Vanhoutte. We focused upon the introduction (pp1-7), and a series of definitions of ‘digital humanities’, covering the […]

[NOTES] re @MelissaTerras Inaugural Lecture #DigitalHumanities

My notes in preparation for CODEC ‘Book Club’ session on Melissa Terras – Inaugural Video 2004: 1st used term ‘digital humanities’ (see Susan Schreibman) Can people define it? Very few, especially team… rather a ‘woolly term’. Humanities = academic disciplines = ‘understand and interpret the human experience , from individuals, to entire cultures, engaging in […]