Readings are available online (as indicated) or via Blackboard on the course site. You must bring a copy of these texts to class with you on the day that we will discuss them, whether that is a hard copy or on a portable device.
Babeau, Alison. ”Rome Wasn’t Digitized in a Day”: Building a Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Classicists. Council of Library and Information Resources report, CLIR pub 150, August 2011. Download PDF at http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub150abst.html.
Bamman, David and Gregory Crane. “Measuring Historical Word Sense Variation.” Pre-print of article accepted to the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, June 13-17, 2011 in Ottawa, Canada. Accessed September 11, 2011. Download PDF at http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/publications/bamman-11.pdf.
Benjamin, Walter. “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” (1936).
Besser, Howard. “The Past, Present, and Future of Digital Libraries.” In Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/.
Blackwell, Christopher and Gregory Crane. “Conclusion: Cyberinfrastructure, the Scaife Digital Library and Classics in a Digital age.” digital humanities quarterly 3:1 (Winter 2009). Accessed September 30, 2011. http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/1/000035/000035.html
Bogost, Ian. “Beyond the Elbow-Patched Playground, Part 1: The Humanities in Public,” Ian Bogost – videogame theory, criticism, design, August 23, 2011, http://www.bogost.com/blog/beyond_the_elbow-patched_playg.shtml.
Bogost, Ian. “Beyond the Elbow-Patched Playground, Part 2: The Digital Humanities,” Ian Bogost – videogame theory, criticism, design, August 25, 2011, http://www.bogost.com/blog/beyond_the_elbow-patched_playg_1.shtml.
Bolter, Jay David, and Richard A. Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.
Borgman, Christine L. “The Digital Future is Now: A Call to Action for the Humanities.” digital humanities quarterly 3:4 (Fall 2009). Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/4/000077/000077.html.
Brown, Susan, I. Grundy, P. Clements, R. E. ELIO, S. Balazs and R. Cameron. “Intertextual Encoding in the Writing of Women’s Literary History.” Computers and the Humanities 38 (2004): 191–206.
Busa, Roberto. 1980. “The Annals of Humanities Computing: The Index Thomisticus.” Computers and the Humanities 14 (1980): 83-90.
Bush, Vannevar. 1945. “As We May Think.” Atlantic Magazine. Available at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/3881/.
Casserly, Mary. “Developing a Concept of Collection for the Digital Age.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 2:4 (Oct. 2002): 577-587.
Chang, Daniel, Yuankai Ge, Shiwei Song, Nicole Coleman, Jon Christensen, and Jeffrey Heer. “Visualizing the Republic of Letters.” 2009. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.stanford.edu/group/toolingup/rplviz/. Download PDF at http://republicofletters.stanford.edu/papers/Vis_RofL_2009.
Clement, Tanya E. “‘A thing not beginning and not ending’: using digital tools to distant-read Gertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans.” Literary and Linguistic Computing 23:3 (2008): 361-381.
Cohen, Dan. “Defining the Digital Humanities.” Paper at the Research Without Borders: Defining the Digital Humanities program at Columbia University on April 6, 2011. Accessed August 31, 2011. Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu6Z1SoEZcc, 4:44 – 25:54.
Cohen, Daniel J. “From Babel to Knowledge: Data Mining Large Digital Collections.” D-Lib Magazine 12:3 (March 2006). Accessed October 3, 2011. http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march06/cohen/03cohen.html
Coyle, Karen, and Diane Hillman. “Resource Description and Access (RDA): Cataloging rules for the 20th century.” D-Lib 13:1/2 (2007). Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.dlib.org/dlib/january07/coyle/01coyle.html.
Dance Heritage Coalition (written by Libby Smigel). Documenting Dance: A Practical Guide. Washington, D.C.: Dance Heritage Coalition, 2006. Accessed August 31, 2011. Download PDF at www.danceheritage.org/publications/DocumentingDance.pdf.
Davidson, Cathy and David Theo Goldberg. “A Manifesto for the Humanities in a Technological Age.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 13, 2004. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://chronicle.com/article/A-Manifesto-for-the-Humanities/17844.
Davis, R., Shrobe, R.H., and Szolovits, P. What is a Knowledge Representation? AI Magazine, 14(1) 1993, pp. 17-33. Available at http://www.medg.lcs.mit.edu/ftp/psz/k-rep.html.
Douglas, Jeremy, William Huber, and Lev Manovich. “Understanding scanlation: how to read one million fan-translated manga pages.” Accessed August 31, 2011. http://lab.softwarestudies.com/2010/11/one-million-manga-pages.html Download PDF at http://softwarestudies.com/Understanding_scanlation_2011.pdf.
Drucker, Johanna. “Humanities Approaches to Graphical Display.” digital humanities quarterly 5:1 (Winter 2011). Accessed September 12, 2011. http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/5/1/000091/000091.html.
Engelbart, D.C. “AUGMENTING HUMAN INTELLECT: A Conceptual Framework.” Summary report prepared for: Director of Information Sciences, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Washington 25, D.C. Stanford Research Institute, 1962. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.invisiblerevolution.net/engelbart/full_62_paper_augm_hum_int.html.
Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy.” ADE Bulletin 150 (2010): 41–54. Accessed August 31, 2011. Download PDF at http://www.ade.org/cgi-shl/docstudio/docs.pl?adefl_bulletin_d_ade_150_41.pdf.
Flanders, Julia. “The Productive Unease of 21st-century Digital Scholarship.” digital humanities quarterly 3:3 (2009). Accessed August 31, 2011. http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/3/000055/000055.html.
Forster, Chris. 2010. “I’m Chris. Where am I wrong?” HASTAC: Humanities, Arts, Sciences, Technology Advanced Collaboratory. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://hastac.org/blogs/cforster/im-chris-where-am-i-wrong.
Kera, Denisa. “From Data Realism to Dada Aggregations: Visualizations in Digital Art, Humanities and Popular Culture.” Information Visualisation (IV), 2010 14th International Conference (July 26-29, 2010): 297-300.doi: 10.1109/IV.2010.99 Accessed August 31, 2011. Download PDF http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5571256&isnumber=5571090
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. “What is Digital Humanities and What is it doing in English Departments?” ADE Bulletin 150 (2010). Accessed August 31, 2011. http://mkirschenbaum.wordpress.com/2011/01/22/what-is-digital-humanities/. Download PDF http://mkirschenbaum.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/ade-final.pdf.
Latham, Sean and Robert Scholes. “The Rise of Periodical Studies.” PMLA 121.2 (2006): 517-31. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.mlajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1632/003081206X129693.
Liu, Alan. Response to “On Building,” Stephen Ramsay, ed. Stephen Ramsay blog. Accessed August 31, 2011. Blog post: http://lenz.unl.edu/papers/2011/01/11/on-building.html Liu’s comment: http://lenz.unl.edu/papers/2011/01/11/on-building.html#comment-223113606
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—. Liu, Alan. The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Lubetzky, Seymour. Principles of Cataloging. Los Angeles, Calif.: Institute of Library Research, University of California, 1969. Pages: 1–57; Optional, pp. 57–69.
Lu, James and George Fletcher. “Thinking About Computational Thinking”. Paper presented at SIGCSE’09, March 3–7, 2009. Accessed August 31, 2011. Download PDF http://www.win.tue.nl/~gfletche/papers-final/LuFletcherSIGCSE09.pdf
Lynch, Clifford. 2000. “Authenticity and Integrity in the Digital Environment: An Exploratory Analysis of the Central Role of Trust.” In Authenticity in a Digital Environment, edited by Abby Smith. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub92/lynch.html.
Manovich, Lev. “Avant-garde as Software.” ArtNodes (2002). Accessed August 31, 2011. http://www.uoc.edu/artnodes/espai/eng/art/manovich1002/manovich1002.html
—. “Media Visualization: Visual Techniques for Exploring Large Media Collections.” In Media Studies Futures, ed. Kelly Gates. Blackwell, forthcoming 2012. Download PDF at http://manovich.net/DOCS/media_visualization.2011.pdf.
—. “Trending: The Promises and the Challenges of Big Social Data.” In Debates in the Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K. Gold. The University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2012. Download PDF at http://www.manovich.net/DOCS/Manovich_trending_paper.pdf.
Meloni, Julie. “A Brief Introduction to Omeka.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 9, 2010. Accessed August 31, 2011. http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/a-brief-introduction-to-omeka/26079.
McCarty, Willard. “Modeling: A Study in Words and Meanings.” In Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by Ray Siemens, John Unsworth, and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, December, 2004. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/.
McClurken, Jeffrey W. “Teaching and Learning with Omeka: Discomfort, Play, and Creating Public, Online, Digital Collections.” In Learning through Digital Media: Experiments in Technology and Pedagogy, edited by Trebor Schultz. New York: The New School and the MacArthur Foundation, 2011. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://learningthroughdigitalmedia.net/teaching-and-learning-with-omeka-discomfort-play-and-creating-public-online-digital-collections
McGann, Jerome. “Imagining What You Don’t Know: The Theoretical Goals Of The Rossetti Archive.” Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www2.iath.virginia.edu/jjm2f/old/chum.html.
Michel, Jean-Baptiste, et al. “Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books.” Science 14 (January 2011): 176-182.
Munbiot, George. “Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist”. The Guardian, August 29, 2011. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/aug/29/academic-publishers-murdoch-socialist.
Nowviskie, Bethany. “#alt-ac: alternate academic careers for humanities scholars.” Bethany Nowviskie, January 3, 2011. http://nowviskie.org/2010/alt-ac/.
“Our Cultural Commonwealth.” American Council of Learned Societies, Commission on Cyberinfrastructure in the Humanities and Social Sciences Report. PDF can be downloaded at http://www.acls.org/programs/Default.aspx?id=644.
Pinto, Caro. “Showing, Not Telling: Prezi & Omeka”. Chronicle of Higher Education, June 29, 2011. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/showing-not-telling-prezi-omeka/34296.
Powells, Timothy B. and Larry P. Aitken. “Encoding Culture: Building a Digital Archive Based on Traditional Ojibwe Teachings.” In The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age, edited by Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011.
Ramsay, Stephen. “On Building.” Stephen Ramsay, January 11, 2011. http://lenz.unl.edu/papers/2011/01/11/on-building.html.
—. “Who’s In and Who’s Out.” 2011. Stephen Ramsay, January 8, 2011. http://lenz.unl.edu/papers/2011/01/08/whos-in-and-whos-out.html.
Renear, Allen. “Text Encoding.” In Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by Ray Siemens, John Unsworth, and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, December, 2004. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/.
Rosenwald, Michael S. “U-Md., Pulitzer winner’s friends locked in messy battle over her estate, legacy.” The Washington Post, November 18, 2010. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/18/AR2010111802487.html.
Salo, Dorethea. 2008. “Innkeeper at the Roach Motel.” Library Trends 57(2): 98-123.
Sample, Mark. “The Digital Humanities is Not About Building, It’s About Sharing.” SampleReality.com, May 25, 2011. http://www.samplereality.com/2011/05/25/the-digital-humanities-is-not-about-building-its-about-sharing/
Schreibman, Susan. “The Lives of Others: Editing Online Editions of Correspondence.” In Digital Scholarship, edited by Marta J Deyrup, 23-35. London: Routledge, 2009.
Sculley, D., and Bradley M. Pasanek. “Meaning and mining: the impact of implicit assumptions in data mining for the humanities.” Literary and Linguistic Computing 23, no. 4 (2008): 409-424.
Sheller, Mimi. 2011. “Mobility”. Review essay on “Mobility” published on Sociopedia.isa. Download PDF http://www.sagepub.net/isa/resources/pdf/Mobility.pdf.
Shilton, Katie, and Ramesh Srinivasan. “Participatory appraisal and arrangement for multicultural archival collections.” Archivaria 63 (2007): 87–101.
Shortell, Timothy. “The Rhetoric of Black Abolitionism: An Exploratory Analysis of Antislavery Newspapers in New York State.” Social Science History, 28:1 (2004): 75-109.
Sowa, John F. Knowledge Representation: Logical, Philosophical, and Computational Foundations. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks Cole Publishing Co., 2000.
Smith M. and Vetter L. “Introduction.” In Emily Dickinson’s Correspondences, edited by Martha Nell Smith and Lara Vetter. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2008. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://rotunda.upress.virginia.edu/edc/introduction.xqy.
Smith, Neel. “Citation in Classical Studies.” digital humanities quarterly 3:1 (Winter 2009). Accessed September 30, 2011. http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/1/000028/000028.html.
Svensson, Patrik. “From Optical Fiber To Conceptual Cyberinfrastructure.” digital humanities quarterly 5:1 (Winter 2011). Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/5/1/000090/000090.html.
Unsworth, John. “A Masters Degree in Digital Humanities at the University of Virginia.” Paper presented at the 2001 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, May 25, 2001. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www3.isrl.illinois.edu/~unsworth/laval.html.
Unsworth, John. “Computational Work with Very Large Text Collections: Interoperability, Sustainability, and the TEI.” Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative 1 (June 2011). Accessed October 7, 2011. http://jtei.revues.org/215
—. “Scholarly Primitives: what methods do humanities researchers have in common, and how might our tools reflect this?” Paper presented at a symposium on “Humanities Computing: formal methods, experimental practice” sponsored by King’s College, London, May 13, 2000. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www3.isrl.illinois.edu/~unsworth/Kings.5-00/primitives.html.
—. “What is Humanities Computing and What is not?” Jahrbuch für Computerphilologie 4 (2002). Accessed September 14, 2011. http://computerphilologie.uni-muenchen.de/jg02/unsworth.html.
White, Richard. “What is Spatial History?” The Spatial History Project. Stanford University Spatial History Lab, 2010. Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.stanford.edu/group/spatialhistory/cgi-bin/site/pub.php?id=29
Wing, J.M. 2008. “Computational Thinking and Thinking About Computing.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 366:3717-3725. Accessed September 14, 2011. Download PDF http://www.cs.cmu.edu/%7Ewing/publications/Wing08a.pdf.
Wilson, Andrew. “How Much Is Enough: Metadata for Preserving Digital Data.” Journal of Library Metadata10: 2/3 (2010): 205-217.
Wilson, Leslie Perrin. “Presentation of Archival Materials on the Web: A Curator’s Model Based on Selectivity and Interpretation.” In The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age, edited by Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011.
Wilson, Sara. “A Writer’s Writer: Preserving the Archives of Katherine Anne Porter.” Accessed September 14, 2011. http://www.neh.gov/news/humanities/1998-09/porter.html.
Wright, Alex. “The Web that Wasn’t.” In Glut: Mastering Information Through The Ages, annotated edition. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 2007.