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A New Companion to Digital Humanities, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-68064-3
608 pages
January 2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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This highly-anticipated volume has been extensively revised to reflect changes in technology, digital humanities methods and practices, and institutional culture surrounding the valuation and publication of digital scholarship.

  • A fully revised edition of a celebrated reference work, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of research currently available in this rapidly evolving discipline
  • Includes new articles addressing topical and provocative issues and ideas such as retro computing, desktop fabrication, gender dynamics, and globalization
  • Brings together a global team of authors who are pioneers of innovative research in the digital humanities
  • Accessibly structured into five sections exploring infrastructures, creation, analysis, dissemination, and the future of digital humanities
  • Surveys the past, present, and future of the field, offering essential research for anyone interested in better understanding the theory, methods, and application of the digital humanities
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors viii

Preface xvii

Part I Infrastructures 1

1 Between Bits and Atoms: Physical Computing and Desktop Fabrication in the Humanities 3
Jentery Sayers, Devon Elliott, Kari Kraus, Bethany Nowviskie, and William J. Turkel

2 Embodiment, Entanglement, and Immersion in Digital Cultural Heritage 22
Sarah Kenderdine

3 The Internet of Things 42
Finn Arne Jørgensen

4 Collaboration and Infrastructure 54
Jennifer Edmond

Part II Creation 67

5 Becoming Interdisciplinary 69
Willard McCarty

6 New Media and Modeling: Games and the Digital Humanities 84
Steven E. Jones

7 Exploratory Programming in Digital Humanities Pedagogy and Research 98
Nick Montfort

8 Making Virtual Worlds 110
Christopher Johanson

9 Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities 127
Scott Rettberg

10 Social Scholarly Editing 137
Kenneth M. Price

11 Digital Methods in the Humanities: Understanding and Describing their Use across the Disciplines 150
Lorna Hughes, Panos Constantopoulos, and Costis Dallas

12 Tailoring Access to Content 171
Séamus Lawless, Owen Conlan, and Cormac Hampson

13 Ancient Evenings: Retrocomputing in the Digital Humanities 185
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Part III Analysis 199

14 Mapping the Geospatial Turn 201
Todd Presner and David Shepard

15 Music Information Retrieval 213
John Ashley Burgoyne, Ichiro Fujinaga, and J. Stephen Downie

16 Data Modeling 229
Julia Flanders and Fotis Jannidis

17 Graphical Approaches to the Digital Humanities 238
Johanna Drucker

18 Zen and the Art of Linked Data: New Strategies for a Semantic Web of Humanist Knowledge 251
Dominic Oldman, Martin Doerr, and Stefan Gradmann

19 Text Analysis and Visualization: Making Meaning Count 274
Stéfan Sinclair and Geoffrey Rockwell

20 Text ]Mining the Humanities 291
Matthew L. Jockers and Ted Underwood

21 Textual Scholarship and Text Encoding 307
Elena Pierazzo

22 Digital Materiality 322
Sydney J. Shep

23 Screwmeneutics and Hermenumericals: the Computationality of Hermeneutics 331
Joris J. van Zundert

24 When Texts of Study are Audio Files: Digital Tools for Sound Studies in Digital Humanities 348
Tanya E. Clement

25 Marking Texts of Many Dimensions 358
Jerome McGann

26 Classification and its Structures 377
C. M. Sperberg ]McQueen

Part IV Dissemination 395

27 Interface as Mediating Actor for Collection Access, Text Analysis, and Experimentation 397
Stan Ruecker

28 Saving the Bits: Digital Humanities Forever? 408
William Kilbride

29 Crowdsourcing in the Digital Humanities 420
Melissa Terras

30 Peer Review 439
Kathleen Fitzpatrick

31 Hard Constraints: Designing Software in the Digital Humanities 449
Stephen Ramsay

Part V Past, Present, Future of Digital Humanities 459

32 Beyond the Digital Humanities Center: the Administrative Landscapes of the Digital Humanities 461
Andrew Prescott

33 Sorting Out the Digital Humanities 476
Patrik Svensson

34 Only Connect: The Globalization of the Digital Humanities 493
Daniel Paul O’Donnell, Katherine L. Walter, Alex Gil, and Neil Fraistat

35 Gendering Digital Literary History: What Counts for Digital Humanities 511
Laura C. Mandell

36 The Promise of the Digital Humanities and the Contested Nature of Digital Scholarship 524
William G. Thomas III

37 Building Theories or Theories of Building? A Tension at the Heart of Digital Humanities 538
Claire Warwick

Index 553

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