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5a7 – Digital Humanities: Who, How, Whaaat?

February 09, 2017

TAG is proud to invite you for a series of 5 a 7 showcasing its stellar members’ ongoing research.

Dr. Lai-Tze Fan will be discussing the digital humanities–what it is (what is it?!), who’s doing it, and how it can be applied to traditional literary studies. In particular, she will consider the affordances and limitations of digital tools for studying literary texts in research and the classroom, offering examples relating to:

  • canonical texts
  • contemporary texts
  • texts that are not “even books at all”

Distinguishing herself as a critical digital humanist, Fan is intent on making sure that the larger humanities project doesn’t rely on digital tools for methodological prowess alone, and that DH research is responsible in remembering the “H.”

☆ You are cordially invited to come and mingle. ☆

Invite your colleagues to TAG along (!). Attendees are welcomed to bring snacks and drinks to their liking.

WHEN? Thursday, February 9th, 5-7pm
WHERE? TAG Lab (Concordia, EV 11.435, 1515 Ste. Catherine W.)
WHO? Everyone is welcomed!
WHAT? Cutting edge new media research

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