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Durham University

Department of English Studies

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Publication details for Professor Claire Warwick

Warwick, C. (2004). No such thing as Humanities Computing? An analytical history of digital resource creation and computing in the humanities. ALLC/ACH 2004 Joint International Conference of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing and the Association for Computers and the Humanities, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, June 11 - 16, 2004, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Abstract

This proposal reports on a research project, funded by a British Academy small grant to investigate the history, development and institutional context of a range of digital resources and computing projects in the humanities. This history is very recent, but rich and realtively neglected, except for Hockey, (forthcoming). The most long lived of such projects have existed only since the early 1970s. However, the pace of technological and institutional change has caused rapid, dramatic changes in this period. This research therefore aims to provide an analytical history of the field and its developments, placed within the context of institutional infrastructure and that of government policy and funding structures.

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