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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: 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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