Author: notcailin

the project from hell (haha)

Finally! Below is a link to my WordPress. A big thank you to Susan and Danielle for the constructive feedback. Hope everyone has a wonderful break! If anyone is interested in borrowing From Hell, drop me a line. https://fromhellblog.wordpress.com/2015/12/ notcailin out ๐Ÿ™‚

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Borgman meets Fitzpatrick, pushing the DH field forward and collaboration

In Christine Borgmanโ€™s article, The Digital Future is Now: A Call to Action for the Humanities, she argues that the digital humanities depend on the scholars themselves to push the field forward. The argument is structured around the comparison between the budding field of digital humanities and the more established field of eScience. Unlike the … Continue reading Borgman meets Fitzpatrick, pushing the DH field forward and collaboration

Week 11: Kirschenbaum on MLA Commons (and the prediction of a DH apocalypse?)

Matthew Kirschenbaumโ€™s talk, Distant Mirrors and the Lamp, considers the future of scholarly communication within digital humanities through a brief analysis of the development of the web and the humanist site, MLA Commons. He argues that the World Wide Web is celebrated as โ€œa liberating force, [and] a new paradigmโ€ (Kirschenbaum), however, this is not … Continue reading Week 11: Kirschenbaum on MLA Commons (and the prediction of a DH apocalypse?)

Week 10: Fitzpatrick and writing anxieties

I also found Kathleen Fitzpatrickโ€™s writing anxieties relatable. During the early stages of writing, Fitzpatrick claims she has difficulty talking about her work at all out of a fear that โ€œsomeone elseโ€™s opinions might interfere with [her] writing processes, confusing [her] sense of the issues that [sheโ€™s] exploring before [sheโ€™s] been able to fully establish … Continue reading Week 10: Fitzpatrick and writing anxieties

Drucker on Interface Theory (and comics!)

In her article, Humanities Approaches to Interface Theory, Johanna Drucker argues that scholarship is in transition; no longer limited to print, scholarly work is starting to become equally (if not more) accessible onlineโ€”to the โ€œmulti-faceted modes of digital mediaโ€ (Drucker 11). Due to this shift, the humanities need a theory of interface, and this theory … Continue reading Drucker on Interface Theory (and comics!)