Defining Digital History, its Promises, and its Perils
Thursday, January 25, 2018
- Daniel J. Cohen, Michael Frisch, Patrick Gallagher, Steven Mintz, Kirsten Sword, Amy Murrell Taylor, William G. Thomas III, and William J. Turkel, “Interchange: The Promise of Digital History,” The Journal of American History, Vol. 95, No. 2 (Sep., 2008):452-491.
- Cohen and Rosenzweig, Digital History, “Introduction: Promises and Perils of Digital History”
- Adam Kirsch, “Technology is Taking Over English Departments: The False Promise of the Digital Humanities,” The New Republic (2014).
- Stephen Robertson, “The Differences between Digital Humanities and Digital History” in Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, eds., Debates in the Digital Humanities (2016).
- Where and how does (digital) history fall into the (digital) humanities' big tent? What is the “digital turn” and does or should digital history exist as a historical subfield?
- What does a new ‘subfield’ or method of historical argumentation mean for the historian’s practice?