Scholarly Communication in the Digital Humanities . Spencer D. C. Keralis Director for Digital Scholarship, Research Associate Professor Digital Scholarship Co-Operative University of North Texas @ hauntologist firstname.lastname@example.org. Consider the Radarange. ELECTRONICS AGAIN
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Spencer D. C. Keralis
Director for Digital Scholarship, Research Associate Professor
Digital Scholarship Co-OperativeUniversity of North Texas
Broadcasting, Telecasting (Archive: 1945-1957)31. 16 (Oct 21, 1946): 198
RADIATION LEAK LAID TO 6 HOSPITAL OVENS
Special to The New York Times. New York Times (1923-Current file); May 24, 1969; ProQuestHistorical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2009) with Index (1851-1993) pg. 33
[After] World War II … the food industry [took] aim at home cooking per se, rapturously envisioning a day when all contact between the cook and the raw makings of dinner would be obsolete.”The 1950’s
Laura Shapiro. Something From the Oven: Reinventing Dinner in 1950s America. (New York: Viking, 2004), xviii-xix
…the Digital Humanities take aim at literary study per se, rapturously envisioning a day when all contact between the scholar and the text would be obsolete.The 2010’s
Fast forward and switch fields…
The Mark-21 Nuclear Bomb, 1955
“institutional support for digital humanities by administrators, foundations, and legislators can work to conceal or compensate for reduced support given to the traditional humanities, and as such can contribute to the undermining of the liberal arts in higher education.”
Richard Grusin“The Dark Side of the Digital Humanities – Part 2”http://www.c21uwm.com/2013/01/09/dark-side-of-the-digital-humanities-part-2/
Digital Humanities is:
suffers from “techno-utopianism” and “claims to be the solution for every problem.”
“a blind and vapid embrace of the digital”
insists upon coding and gamification to the exclusion of more humanistic practices.
detache[d] from the rest of the humanities (regarding itself as not just “the next big thing,” but “the only thing”).
complicit with the neoliberal transformation of higher education; it “capitulates to bureaucratic and technocratic logic”;
support[ed by] comes administrators who see DH’ers as successful fundraisers and allies in the “creative destruction” of humanities education.
On ‘The Dark Side of the Digital Humanities’ January 5, 2013, 11:14 am, Chronicle of Higher Education
By William Pannapacker
Monograph remains the gold standard for Humanities Scholarship
Suspicion of Open Access
Primacy of Citation Analysis for understanding impact
How to Support Unfunded Projects
The Humanities Payoff?