[Humanist] 28.822 "digital humanities": first occurrence
Humanist Discussion Group
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Mon Mar 16 06:38:02 CET 2015
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 822.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:54:42 +1000
From: Desmond Schmidt <desmond.allan.schmidt at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: 28.818 "digital humanities": first occurrence
In-Reply-To: <20150315072208.E8092C27 at digitalhumanities.org>
Fitzpatrick offers only anecdotal evidence that John Unsworth coined the
term some time before 2004 (the first publication date of the Companion).
The earliest actual reference to the term I can find is the "Center for
Digital Humanities" at UCLA whose first website appears on the Wayback
machine on 2nd March 2001:
eResearch University of Queensland
On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 5:22 PM, Humanist Discussion Group <
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 818.
> Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
> Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
> Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:31:02 -0400
> From: Kristen Mapes <kmapes at msu.edu>
> Subject: Re: 28.814 "digital humanities": first occurrence?
> In-Reply-To: <20150314071936.6CE34BD6 at digitalhumanities.org>
> Kathleen Fitzpatrick discussed the origin of the term (referencing
> Kirschenbaum's previous history of it) in *Debates in the Digital
> Humanities* "The Humanities, Done Digitally
> http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/text/30 " and traces it to the
> discussions that gave *The Companion to Digital Humanities *its title.
> Susan Hockey's "The History of Humanities Computing
> in that volume may also shed light on the question.
> -Kristen Mapes
> Kristen Mapes
> Digital Humanities Specialist, College of Arts & Letters
> Michigan State University
> 479 West Circle Drive, Linton Hall 304
> East Lansing MI 48824
> kmapes at msu.edu
> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 3:19 AM, Humanist Discussion Group <
> willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
> > Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 814.
> > Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
> > www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist
> > Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
> > Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:02:31 -0700
> > From: Charles FAULHABER <cbf at berkeley.edu>
> > Subject: "Digital Humanities"
> > For a paper, “From Humanities Computing to Digital Humanities,” I would
> > grateful if someone could point me toward the first attestation of the
> > phrase “digital humanities.”
> > Many thanks,
> > Charles Faulhaber
> > U. of California, Berkeley
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