In the last decades, computing has become a standard part of academic and scholarly life, both in American Studies and across the disciplines.
At the least, computers are necessary tools that facilitate research, teaching and communication, but for many practitioners computing has served to reshape both the methods and theories that underlie their work. While many members of the American Studies Association are actively working in areas of digital humanities, and many more are influenced by the rise of new approaches that computing has enabled, there has yet to form a unified point of contact for ASA members interested in pursuing digital humanities from within an American Studies framework.
The Digital Humanities Caucus will work to further communication and collaboration by:
Please join us! (Members should also join our Listserv discussion list.)
Carly Kocurek (chair)
Illinois Institute of Technology
Amanda Phillips (co-chair)
University of California, Davis
Lauren Tilton (co-chair)
MIT Press is offering caucus members a 30% discount on books.
We are incredibly excited to announce the first annual Garfinkel Prize in Digital Humanities. Please submit your projects and forward this call widely.
The following is a statement from the editor of AQ, which is posted here (and on the caucus listserv and Facebook group) at the request of the editorial board:
The following is a statement from the ASA Digital Humanities Caucus Chair, Co-Chairs, and Advisory Committee Members.
As a caucus, we have a lot of business on the horizon. With that in mind, please sign up for our e-mail discussion list so that we can be in contact regarding elections, events, and other news. Join the list here: https://listserv.umd.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=DHCAUCUS