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260. Open Sesame: Interoperability in Digital Literary Studies

Sunday, 4 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Berkeley, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Association for Computers and the Humanities

Presiding: Susan Brown, Univ. of Guelph

Speakers: Travis Brown, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Johanna Drucker, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Eric Rochester, Univ. of Virginia; Geoffrey Rockwell, Univ. of Alberta; Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria; Susan Schreibman, Trinity Coll. Dublin

Session Description:

Working only with set texts limits the use of many digital tools. What most advances literary research: aiming applications at scholarly primitives or at more culturally embedded activities that may resist generalization? Panelists' reflections on the challenges of interoperability in a methodologically diverse field will include project snapshots evaluating the potential or perils of such aims.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

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