Can digital humanities research and development be redirected from being primarily instruments of institution work to also becoming ways to act on institutions and their wider social impact? What methodological framework can assist the making of a revisionary "enterprise technology"? What kinds of scholarship, projects, and tool-building might constitute a critical digital humanities?
Alan Liu is Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an affiliated faculty member of UCSB’s Media Arts & Technology graduate program.
This is the first seminar in the series 'The Frontiers of DH: Humanities Systems Infrastructure', presented by the UC Digital Humanities Programme.