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  • Distinction Staves Off Extinction

    Of the several issues discussed throughout the texts for this week’s readings what stands out most prominently – to me, and, in effect, to this blog – is the issue(s) of distinction, and often the lack thereof. In addressing the question of “why English?,” Matthew Kirschenbaum’s systematic and explicit numbering of the reasons with D.H. […]

  • Putting the “dig it!” in “Digital Humanities”

    One of the most curious things to consider about digital humanities is the notion that “[The absence of digital history arguments] is part of a broader, problematic practice in which historians regularly use digital versions of primary sources, but almost never cite those versions.” It seems overwhelmingly clear that such a practice is undertaken likely […]