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The New Hieroglyphics

As regular readers of this blog  — and former readers of my (now mothballed) personal blog — are probably aware, I am profoundly ambivalent about the digital humanities.  This ambivalence derives in part from unfamiliarity. When it comes to the digital humanities, I am not yet clear on exactly what they are (or can be), exactly what they do, and exactly what they mean or can mean for both the scholarly enterprise and the wider cultural work of people collectively making sense of the world. I’m working on remedying my admitted ignorance of DH as an academic discipline, but I Read more