The Knotted Line

Week 6: Design, Knowledge Representation, Interface

Read: Balsamo, Anne. “Chapter 1: Gendering the Technological Imagination. Designing Culture: The technological imagination at work. Duke University Press, 2011. 27-50. Drucker, Johanna. “Humanities Approaches to Interface Theory.” Culture Machine 12.0 (2011): 1-20.  Tiptree J., James. “The Girl Who Was Plugged In.” 1974.  Explore: Vector/Scalar projects From Vectors (TBD): From Scalar: Pathfinders. Ed. Dene Grigar and Stuart Moulthrop. Scalar book. http://scalar.usc.edu/works/pathfinders/traversals (this code is available … Continue reading Week 6: Design, Knowledge Representation, Interface

Visualization of speakers by gender in Aphra Behn's The Amorous Prince, Women Writers Online Labs

Week 5: Code, Evidence, Analysis

Explore the visualization here; check out other WWO Labs visualizations. Read: Argamon, Shlomo, et al. “Gender, Race, and Nationality in BlackDrama, 1850-2000: Mining Differences in Language Use in Authors and their Characters.” Digital Humanities 2007 (2007): 8. http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/2/000043/000043.html Bode, Katherine. “Graphically Gendered: A Quantitative Study of the Relationships between Australian Novels and Gender from the 1830s to the 1930s.” Australian Feminist Studies 23.58 (2008): 435-450. Through … Continue reading Week 5: Code, Evidence, Analysis

Cover screen for These Waves of Girls by Caitlin Fisher

Week 4: Playing Subjects: Interactive Literature and Games

Read: Haraway, Donna. “A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s.” Australian Feminist Studies 2.4 (1987): 1-42. Chess, Shira, and Adrienne Shaw. “A conspiracy of fishes, or, how we learned to stop worrying about# GamerGate and embrace hegemonic masculinity.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 59.1 (2015): 208-220. Hayles, N. Katherine. “Flickering connectivities in Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl: The importance of … Continue reading Week 4: Playing Subjects: Interactive Literature and Games

British Library Reading Room, British Museum

Week 3: Archives, Identities, and Metadata

Read: Earhart, Amy. “Can Information Be Unfettered? Race and the New Digital Humanities Canon.” Debates in the Digital Humanities (2012): 309-318. Online. Wernimont, Jacqueline. “Whence Feminism? Assessing Feminist Interventions in Digital Literary Archives.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 7.1 (2013). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/7/1/000156/000156.html Bowker, Geoffrey C., and Susan Leigh Star. “Chapter 9: Categorical Work and Boundary Infrastructures: Enriching Theories of Classification.” Sorting things out: Classification and its consequences. MIT … Continue reading Week 3: Archives, Identities, and Metadata