[Humanist] 31.401 digital is/is not...

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 401.
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        Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 17:47:47 -0400
        From: "William L. Benzon" <bbenzon at mindspring.com>
        Subject: ‘Digital’ Is Not the Opposite of ‘Humanities’ - The Chronicle of Higher Education


A response to Brennan:

> Over the past 15 years, the humanities have undergone dizzying changes. Scholars are now blogging, learning to code, writing collaboratively, and mining vast digital libraries. Many of these changes are bound up with computers, and observers often characterize them collectively as "digital humanities." But so far, digital humanities hasn’t become a separate field or even a distinct school of thought. The term is a loose label for a series of social and intellectual changes taking place in humanistic disciplines.

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Digital-Is-Not-the/241634?cid=wcontentgrid_41_2 

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