[Humanist] 28.228 fewer students interested in literature and culture

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Jul 24 16:27:31 CEST 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 228.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

        Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000
        From: Daniel.Allington <daniel.allington at open.ac.uk>
        Subject: RE:  28.221 events: publishing; science in early 20C
        In-Reply-To: <20140721194308.86AA9622E at digitalhumanities.org>

> --[1]------------------------------------------------------------------------
>        Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:21:48 -0400
>        From: "totosy de zepetnek, steven" <clcweb at purdue.edu>
>        Subject: NEMLA 2015 call for abstracts
> ...Owing to the current situation worldwide whereby fewer
> students are interested in literature and culture, digital humanities has promise for
> the social relevance of the humanities insofar as content is linked with practice and
> pedagogy including technical matters.

Dear Steven

Your discovery that, "worldwide… fewer students are interested in literature and culture" is of potentially huge interest to this list's subscribers - I hope you'll soon be sharing details of how this was calculated, and how the data was collected.

With best wishes


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

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