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In Search of Identities in the Digital Humanities: The Early History of Humanist

Julianne Nyhan

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Humanist is an online, international seminar on digital humanities that was set up in 1987 by Willard McCarty. Since its inception, it has taken the form of an electronic mailing list and, within the ... More


Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical ... More


Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Taylor Owen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Digital communication technologies have thrust the calculus of global political power into a period of unprecedented complexity. In every aspect of international affairs, digitally enabled actors are ... More


The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Benjamin H. Bratton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Planetary-scale computation presents a fundamental challenge to Modern geopolitical architectures. As calculative reason and as global infrastructure, it not only deforms and distorts Westphalian ... More


Performing Bodies in Experimental and Digital Media

Qi Wang

in Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 examines experimental documentaries by women and queer filmmakers such as Tang Danhong, Shi Tou, and Cui Zi’en, as well as various experimental videos and digital media projects by Wang ... More


Media Piracy, Censorship and Misuse

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proceeds by detailing two important fields of subtitling and dubbing practice that involve deliberate mistranslation and/or misuse, where quality concerns are overshadowed by politics ... More


Connecting the Dots: Periodizing the Digital

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the intersection of the period and textual shift related to digital media: how it “periodizes” the digital, from its typographical redefinition as a dot in the 1980s internet ... More


Within, Aside, and Too Much: On Parentheticality across Media

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes parentheses as starting points for critical thinking, across three primary sites: Derrida’s writing, criticism of the televisual laugh track, and Miranda July’s Me and You and ... More


# Logic

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Analyzing diverse media forms and objects, this chapter mobilizes the hashmark as a reading lens to delineate digital media’s textual processes, mapping a broader cultural logic and aesthetic of the ... More


Textual Shift and the Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction considers punctuation generally (existing studies, theories, histories of it), examining how punctuation both undergoes and reflects a broader “shift” in textuality corresponding ... More


Introduction

Benjamin H. Bratton

in The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter discusses a new model of geopolitics that is better suited to understanding, designing and governing planetary-scale computation, here understood as both as a calculative ... More


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