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Lev Manovich – Software Takes Command

In 2013 Bloomsbury Academic will publish Lev Manovich‘s new book Software Takes Command. The book will be available as softcover, e-book, and free download under Creative Commons license. Book description (from Bloomsbury Academic book page): Software has replaced a diverse array of physical, mechanical, and electronic technologies used before 21st century to create, store, distribute and interact with cultural artifacts. […]

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Digital Fellow: Micki Kaufman

Micki Kaufman is a second-year doctoral student in the Department of History at the Graduate Center. She received her B.A. in US History summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University in 2011. A recipient of the Provost’s Digital Innovation Grant in 2012-2013, her current research involves the use of computational text analysis and visualization techniques in the study […]

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Digital Fellow: Erin Glass

Erin Glass is a doctoral student in English.  She is interested in the way science and literature continually borrow from, impose upon and subtly influence one another.  After receiving a B.A. in English from UCLA, she worked as the online arts editor at The San Diego Union-Tribune.  She’s written stories and produced multimedia content on a […]

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Digital Fellow: Andrew McKinney

Andrew McKinney is a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. His dissertation is an investigation into the changing practices and subjectivities of American professional sports fans in the age of new media. His research is primarily concerned with the collapse of the differences between several classic binary pairings […]

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Digital Fellow: Hillary Miller

Hillary Miller is a doctoral candidate in Theater. She is at work on her dissertation, “Drop Dead: Municipal Crisis and the Geographies of Performance in New York City, 1972 – 1982.” Her articles and book reviews have been published in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, The Radical History Review, The Brooklyn Rail, and She is […]

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Digital Fellow: Alice Lynn McMichael

Alice Lynn McMichael is a PhD candidate in Byzantine art history. She earned a BFA in graphic design from Auburn University and an MA in art history from Brooklyn College. She has worked as an art director in publishing and taught art history at Montclair State University and CUNY. Her current research focuses on visuality in […]

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Digital Fellow: Laura Kane

Laura Wildemann Kane is a third year doctoral student in Philosophy and a Digital Initiatives Fellow at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.  Her research interests primarily concern topics in social and political philosophy; specifically, how constraints on individuals within the traditionally defined private realm hinder their ability to fully participate […]

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Michael Mandiberg – The Social Media Reader

“With the rise of web 2.0 and social media platforms taking over vast tracts of territory on the internet, the media landscape has shifted drastically in the past 20 years, transforming previously stable relationships between media creators and consumers.  The Social Media Reader is the first collection to address the collective transformation with pieces on […]

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Matthew K. Gold – Debates in Digital Humanities

“Encompassing new technologies, research methods, and opportunities for collaborative scholarship and open-source peer review, as well as innovative ways of sharing knowledge and teaching, the digital humanities promises to transform the liberal arts—and perhaps the university itself. Indeed, at a time when many academic institutions are facing austerity budgets, digital humanities programs have been able […]

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David Greetham – Textual Studies

Distinguished Professor of English David Greetham‘s most recent book is  “Through the concept of contamination, David Greetham highlights various ways that one text may invade another, carrying with it a residue of potential meaning. While the focus of this study is on written works, the scope ranges widely over music, politics, art, science, philosophy, religion, […]

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