"All Right, I Give Up. What is Digital Humanities?"

Authors

  • Jeri Wieringa University of Alabama

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.18870

Keywords:

technology, McLuhan, data, digitization, computational analysis

Abstract

The digital turn impacts not only how scholars of religion present their research, but also how they conduct their research. Jeri Wieringa introduces readers to the digital humanities, the tools it employs, and the questions it raises for scholars of religion. While situating this subfield within the broad humanities, the essay highlights key examples demonstrative of how it manifests within religious studies.

Author Biography

Jeri Wieringa, University of Alabama

Jeri Wieringa, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of Alabama.

References

Cantwell, Christopher, and Hussein Rashid. 2015. Religion, Media, and the Digital Turn: A Report for the Religion and the Public Sphere Program Social Science Research Council. New York: Social Science Research Council.

Hayles, N. Katherine. 2012. Interviews accompanying How We Think. How We Think: A Digital Companion. howwe- think.nkhayles.com/interviews.

McLuhan, Marshall. 1994. Understanding Media: The Exten- sions of Man. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Published

2021-04-01

How to Cite

Wieringa, J. (2021). "All Right, I Give Up. What is Digital Humanities?". Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 49(3-4), 27–29. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.18870

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