[Humanist] 24.886 effects of assumptions about grant funding

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Apr 16 08:40:43 CEST 2011


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 886.
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        Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 10:22:06 +0100
        From: D.Allington <d.allington at open.ac.uk>
        Subject: RE: [Humanist] 24.882 effects of assumptions about grant funding?
        In-Reply-To: <20110415081014.A55241300CE at woodward.joyent.us>


>In his recent article, "Interdisciplinarity as critical inquiry:
>Visualizing the art/bioscience interface", Andrew S. Yang (School of the
>Art Institute of Chicago) comments in a footnote on some effects of
>grant-funding:
>
>> key assumptions – in this case the status of
>>funding – now fundamentally define our basic notions of disciplinary
>> authenticity for the academic sciences.
>
>Might the same happen to the digital humanities?
>
>Yours,
>WM

It would be remarkable if it didn't. Or rather, hadn't already.

Yours

Daniel

Dr Daniel Allington
Lecturer in English Language Studies and Applied Linguistics
Centre for Language and Communication
The Open University
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