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Looking for Whitman: A Grand, Aggregated Experiment

Matthew K. Gold and Jim Groom

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0041
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter describes a 2009 project called “Looking for Whitman: The Poetry of Place in the Life and Work of Walt Whitman,” sponsored by two Start-Up Grants from the National Endowment for the ... More


Why Digital Humanities Is “Nice”

Tom Scheinfeldt

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter considers the reasons why digital humanities is often described as “nice.” In contrast to other disciplines where suspicion, envy, and territoriality sometimes seem to rule, the field of ... More


Can the Other Come Out and Play?

Ian Bogost

in How To Talk About Videogames

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816699117
eISBN:
9781452952406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699117.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the idea that most games bring us together for collaboration or competition, but some do so for alienation. In other words, we play with and we play against others in some ... More


Monty Cantsin, the Open Pop Star

Marco Deseriis

in Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694860
eISBN:
9781452952413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694860.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter is dedicated to Monty Cantsin, a multiple-use name adopted by North American and European mail artists as a personification of their collaborative practices. Because Monty Cantsin was ... More


Creating a Platform for Change

Michael B. Fabricant

in Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669608
eISBN:
9781452946979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669608.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes the early efforts of the CC9 in developing a proactive agenda for institutional reform in public schools. The shift to an independent community agenda for education was brought ... More


When the “Emerging Alternative” Becomes the Standard

John L. Hosp and Michelle K. Hosp

in A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the past, the collection and interpretation of academic assessment data meant relying on school psychologists, speech language pathologists, or other specialists with degrees and licenses to ... More


The Function of Digital Humanities Centers at the Present Time

Neil Fraistat

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0028
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter attempts to provide a specific sense of the things a representative digital humanities center actually does. It then discusses the general function of the digital humanities center as an ... More


For Work: Why do we say that cows don’t do anything?

Vinciane Despret

in What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816692378
eISBN:
9781452954394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692378.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that animals may be considered collaborative workers with humans insofar as they are not considered simply victims of exploitation. The author references sociologist Jocelyn ... More


Taking the Part for the Whole: Some Thoughts Inspired by the Film Music of Tibor Szemzö

Tamás Korányi

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of Tibor Szemzö’s music and his collaboration on Forgács’s films. From a foundation in classical and early music, Szemzö eventually arrived at minimalism as a ... More


Huxley and Isherwood: The California Years

Peter Edgerly Firchow

in The American Isherwood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683611
eISBN:
9781452949291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683611.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Christopher Isherwood’s collaboration with Aldous Huxley on a number of literary projects in California during the 1950s and early 1960s. It considers how the Huxley–Isherwood ... More


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