Digital Humanities Bibliography
Working Bibliography (Last updated in December 2012)
Scholarship in the Digital Age
- Spiro, Lisa. “Getting Started in the Digital Humanities.” Journal of Digital Humanities 1.1 (Winter 2011).
- Amy Earhart and Dr. Andrew Jewell, The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age
- Borgman, Christine. Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the
- Internet (MIT Press, 2009)
- Ayers, Edward L. “The Pasts and Futures of Digital History,” Virginia Center for Digital History, http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/PastsFutures.html
- Drucker, Johanna. SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
- McGann, Jerome J. 2005. “Culture and Technology: The Way We Live Now, What Is to Be Done?” New Literary History 36 (1): 71–82.
- Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy. MediaCommons, 2009.
Histories and Definitions of the Digital Humanities
- Hockey, Susan. “The History of Humanities Computing” and other selected essays in A Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
- Kirschenbaum, Matthew. “What Is Digital Humanities and What’s It Doing in English Departments?” ADE Bulletin 150, 2010.
- Patrik Svensson, “The Landscape of Digital Humanities,” Digital Humanities Quarterly 4, no. 1 (Summer 2010).
- Gold, Matthew K., Ed. Debates in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
- Ramsay, Stephen. “On Building.” Stephen Ramsay, January 11, 2011.
- Rockwell, Geoffrey. “What is Text Analysis, Really?,” Literary and Linguistic Computing 18.2 (2003): 209-220.
- Willard McCarty: “Finding Implicit Patterns in Ovid’s Metamorphosis with TACT”
- Buzzetti, Dino. 2002. “Digital Representation and the Text Model,” New Literary History: 61-88.
Textual Encoding and Markup
- Jerome McGann, Radiant Textuality (selections: pp. 1-28, 53-74, 137-186)
- Stuart Hall, “Encoding/Decoding,” in Stuart Hall, Dorothy Hobson, Andrew Lowe, Paul Willis, eds., Culture, Media, Language, London; Hutchinson, 1980, pp. 128-138.
- Renear, Allen H. “Text Encoding.” In A Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by Ray Siemens, John Unsworth, and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/.
- Cohen, Dan, and Roy Rosenzweig. “To Mark Up, Or Not To Mark Up.” InDigital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web. University of Penn Press, 2005. http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/digitizing/3.php.
- Smith, Martha Nell. “Electronic Scholarly Editing.” In A Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by Ray Siemens, John Unsworth, and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/.
- Mueller, Martin. Letter. “About the future of the TEI”, August 4, 2011. http://ariadne.northwestern.edu/mmueller/teiletter.pdf.
- Kenneth Price, “Edition, Project, Database, Archive, Thematic Research Collection: What’s in a Name?”
- Text-Encoding-Initiative (TEI): http://www.tei-c.org/index.xml
- Allen H. Renear. “Text Encoding,” in: A Companion to Digital Humanities. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/
Hypertext and Code
- Lessig, Lawrence. Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, version 2.0. Basic Books, 2006.
- McGann, Jerome J. “The Rationale of Hypertext.” In Radiant Textuality: Literature After the World Wide Web, 53-74. New York: Palgrave, 2001.
- Hayles, N. Katherine. “Speech, Writing, Code: Three Worldviews.” In My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts, 39-61. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Google and the Future of Books
- Darnton, Robert. “Google and the Future of Books.” The New York Review of Books 56, no. 2 (February 12, 2009). http://www.nybooks.com/articles/22281.
- Cecire, Natalia. “The Visible Hand.” Works Cited, May 3, 2011. http://nataliacecire.blogspot.com/2011/05/visible-hand.html.
- Gleick, James. “Books and Other Fetish Objects.” The New York Times, July 16, 2011, sec. Opinion/Sunday Review. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/opinion/sunday/17gleick.html?_r=1.
- Werner, Sarah. “Fetishizing Books and Textualizing the Digital.”sarahwerner.net, July 24, 2011. http://sarahwerner.net/blog/index.php/2011/07/fetishizing-books-and-textualizing-the-digital/.
Archive, Database, and Digital Storage
- Vannevar Bush, “As We May Think” (1945).
- Manoff, Marjorie. “Theories of the Archive from Across the Disciplines.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 4, no. 1 (January 2004): 9-25.
- Folsom, Ed. “Database as Genre: The Epic Transformation of Archives.”PMLA 122, no. 5 (October 2007): 1572-79.
- Freedman, Jonathan, N. Katherine Hayles, Jerome McGann, Meredith L. McGill, Peter Stallybrass, and Ed Folsom. “Responses to Ed Folsom’s ‘Database as Genre: The Epic Transformation of Archives’.” PMLA 122, no. 5 (October 2007): 1580-1612.
- Stephen Ramsay, “Databases,” in: A Companion to Digital Humanities
- Liu, Alan. “Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse” and “Escaping History: The New Historicism, Databases, and Contingency” in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database (2008).
- Theodor Nelson, “A File Structure for the Complex, the Changing, and the Indeterminate”(1965), from: The New Media Reader, ed. Noah-Wardrip Fruin
- Lee, Maurice S. “Searching the Archive with Dickens and Hawthorne: Databases and Aesthetic Judgment after the New Historicism,” ELH 79.3 (Fall 2012): 747-771.
- Cooper, Andrew, and Michael Simpson. “Looks Good in Practice, but Does It Work in Theory? Rebooting the Blake Archive.” Wordsworth Circle 31, no. 1 (Winter 2000): 63-68.
- Felluga, Dino Franco. “Addressed to the NINES: The Victorian Archive and the Disappearance of the Book.” Victorian Studies 48, no. 2 (2006): 305-319. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/victorian_studies/v048/48.2felluga.html
- Wright, Alex. 2008. Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages. Cornell University Press.
New Forms of Criticism
Reading in the Digital Age
- Hayles, Katherine N. “How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine.” ADE Bulletin. 150 (2010): 62-79.
- Hayles, Katherine N. “Print Is Flat, Code Is Deep: The Importance of Media-Specific Analysis.” Poetics Today 25 (1): 67–90.
- Wardrip-Fruin, Noah. “Reading Digital Literature: Surface, Data, Interaction, and Expressive Processing.” In A Companion to Digital Literary Studies, edited by Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companionDLS/.
- Best, Stephen, and Sharon Marcus. 2009. “Surface Reading: An Introduction.” Representations 108 (1): 1–21.
- Ramsay, Stephen. “Algorithmic Criticism.” In A Companion to Digital Literary Studies, edited by Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
- Ramsay, Stephen. “Toward an Algorithmic Criticism,” Literary and Linguistic Computing 18.2 (2003): 167-174.
- Selections from Moretti, Franco. Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for A Literary History. London: Verso, 2005.
- Franco Moretti, “Conjectures on World Literature,” New Left Review (Jan.-Feb. 2000). Available here: http://www.newleftreview.org/A2094
- Clement, Tanya E. 2008. “‘A Thing Not Beginning and Not Ending’: Using Digital Tools to Distant-read Gertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans.” Literary and Linguistic Computing 23 (3): 361 –381. doi:10.1093/llc/fqn020.
- Michel, Jean-Baptiste, Yuan Kui Shen, Aviva Presser Aiden, Adrian Veres, Matthew K. Gray, The Google Books Team, Joseph P. Pickett, et al. “Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books.” Science 331, no. 6014 (January 14, 2011): 176-182.
Data Mining and Big Data
- Cohen, Daniel J. “From Babel to Knowledge: Data Mining Large Digital Collections.” D-Lib Magazine 12, no. 3 (March 2006). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march06/cohen/03cohen.html.
- Witmore, Michael. “Text: A Massively Addressable Object.” Wine Dark Sea, December 31, 2010. http://winedarksea.org/?p=926.
- Nunberg, Geoffrey. “Counting on Google Books.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 16, 2010, sec. The Chronicle Review.http://chronicle.com/article/Counting-on-Google-Books/125735/.
- Digging Into Data Challenge. 2009-. http://www.diggingintodata.org/
- Lev Manovich, “Trending: The Promises and Challenges of Big Social Data,” available here: http://www.manovich.net/DOCS/Manovich_trending_paper.pdf
- Nowviskie, Bethany. “What Do Girls Dig?” Bethany Nowviskie, April 7, 2011. http://nowviskie.org/2011/what-do-girls-dig/.
- Johanna Drucker, “Humanities Approaches to Graphical Display,” Digital Humanities Quarterly, Winter 2011: v5 n1
- Visualization Tools, (Many Eyes: http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/ and Protovis:http://mbostock.github.com/protovis/
- Lima, Manuel. 2011. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information. Princeton Architectural Press.
- Latour, Bruno. “Visualization and Cognition: Drawing Things Together”
The Spatial Turn
- Selections from Bodenhamer, David, John Corrigan, and Trevor Harris, eds. The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
- JB Harley, “Deconstructing the Map”
- Gregor Kalas, Diane Favro, and Chris Johanson, “Visualizing Statues in the Late Antique Forum”: http://inscriptions.etc.ucla.edu
- Digital Roman Forum: http://dlib.etc.ucla.edu/projects/Forum/
- HyperCities (http://www.hypercities.com) and, specifically, the LA Research Collections: http://www.hypercities.com/LA
- Secondary Reading: Todd Presner, “Remapping German/Jewish Studies: Benjamin, Cartography, Modernity”
- Lima, Manuel. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton UP, 2011.
- Richard White, “What is Spatial History?”; Philip Ethington, “Los Angeles and the
- Problem of Urban Historical Knowledge”; David Staley, “Historical Visualizations”
- Bodenhamer et al., The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship (Indiana University Press, 2010)
- Anne K. Knowles, ed. Past Time Past Place: GIS for History (ESRI, 2002)
- Croxall, Brian. “All Things Google: Google Maps.” Profhacker, April 5, 2011. http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/all-things-google-google-maps-labs/32421.
- ———. “Build Your Own Interactive Timeline.” briancroxall.net, 2010. http://briancroxall.net/TimelineTutorial/TimelineTutorial.html.
Pedagogy, Publishing, and the Profession
Learning in a Digital Age
- Carr, Nicholas. “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” The Atlantic, July/August 2008. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/6868/.
- Selections from Davidson, Cathy N. Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. Penguin, 2011.
- Brown, John Seely and Douglas Thomas, A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change (2011).
Authorship, Publishing, Peer Review
- Selections from Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy. MediaCommons, 2009. http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/mcpress/plannedobsolescence/.
- Julia Flanders, “The Productive Unease of 21st Century Digital Scholarship,” in: Digital Humanities Quarterly 3.3. (Summer 2009). Available:http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/3/000055/000055.html
- Christine Borgman, Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet (MIT Press, 2007) and Christine Borgman, “The Digital Future is Now: A Call to Action for the Humanities” (2009)
Public Scholarship and the Open Web
- Cohen, Dan. “The Ivory Tower and the Open Web: Introduction: Burritos, Browsers, and Books [Draft].” Dan Cohen, July 26, 2011. http://www.dancohen.org/2011/07/26/the-ivory-tower-and-the-open-web-introduction-burritos-browsers-and-books-draft/.
- Becker, Jonathan. “Scholar 2.0: Public Intellectualism Meets the Open Web.” UCEA Review 52, no. 2 (June 16, 2011): 17-19. http://www.ucea.org/special_feature_52_2_pcp/2011/6/16/scholar-20-public-intellectualism-meets-the-open-web.html
- Latour, Bruno, and Tomas Sanchez-Criado. “Making the ‘Res Public’.” Ephemera 7 (2): 364–371. 2007.
- Latour, Bruno, and Peter Weibel. 2005. Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy. The MIT Press.
- Brown, John Seely, and Duguid, Paul. The Social Life of Information. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2000.
- Nicholas Carr, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains (W. W. Norton, 2008)
- James Gleick, The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood (Pantheon, 2011)
- Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other. New York: Basic Books, 2011.
- Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2008.
- Levy, David M. Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age. New York: Arcade, 2001.
- Alan Liu, The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information (Chicago, 2004)
- Lev Manovich, The Language of New Media (What Is New Media?”, “The Interface,” and “The Forms,” from The Language of New Media)
- Bolter, J. David. 2001. Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. Taylor & Francis.