Culture Machine Nº12 (2011)

The Digital Humanities: Beyod Computin
edited by Federica Frabetti

The field of the digital humanities embraces various scholarly  activities in the humanities that involve writing about digital media  and technology as well as being engaged in digital media production.  Perhaps most notably, in what some are describing as a ‘computational  turn’, it has seen techniques and methods drawn from computer science  being used to produce new ways of understanding and approaching  humanities texts. But just as interesting as what computer science has  to offer the humanities is the question of what the humanities have to  offer computer science. Do the humanities really need to draw so heavily  on computer science to develop their sense of what the digital  humanities might be? These are just some of the issues that are explored  in this special issue of Culture Machine.


Federica Frabetti, ‘Rethinking the Digital Humanities in the Context of  Originary Technicity’

Jake Buckley, ‘Believing in the Analogico-(Digital)’

Johanna Drucker, ‘Humanities Approaches to Interface Theory’

Davin Heckman, ‘Technics and Violence in Electronic Literature’

Mauro Carassai, ‘E-Lit Works as ‘Forms of Culture’: Envisioning Digital  Literary Subjectivity’

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, ‘The Digital Future of Authorship: Rethinking  Originality’

Ganaele Langlois, ‘Meaning, Semiotechnologies and Participatory Media’

Scott Dexter, Melissa Dolese, Angelika Seidel, Aaron Kozbelt, ‘On the  Embodied Aesthetics of Code’

Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa, ‘Glitch/Glitsh: (More Power) Lucky Break and  the Position of Modern Technology’

David M. Berry, ‘The Computational Turn: Thinking About the Digital  Humanities’

Gary Hall, ‘The Digital Humanities Beyond Computing: A Postscript’

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