Readings in “value” June 2015 (2)

Benneworth, P. (2015). Tracing how arts and humanities research translates, circulates and consolidates in society. How have scholars been reacting to diverse impact and public value agendas? Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 14(1), 45–60. This article was part of a series concentrating on impact and value, and published in the journal Arts and […]

Readings in “value” June 2015 (1)

Olmos-Peñuela, J., Benneworth, P., & Castro-Martinez, E. (2015). Are sciences essential and humanities elective? Disentangling competing claims for humanities’ research public value. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 14(1), 61–78. Olmos-Peñuela et al. (2015) argue that it is incorrect, and perhaps even illogical, to argue that the humanities are a luxury.

Readings in DH, November 2014 (1)

Hsu, W. F. (2014). Digital Ethnography Toward Augmented Empiricism:  A New Methodological Framework. Journal of Digital Humanities, 3(1). Retrieved from This paper addresses issues around digital ethnography, what does this mean as a method? Hsu’s paper is an attempt to address methodological aspects of digital ethnography, which she finds under-developed. Computers offer not just […]

Readings in DH, October 2014 (part 2)

Nowviskie, B., McClure, D., Graham, W., Soroka, A., Boggs, J., & Rochester, E. (2013). Geo-Temporal Interpretation of Archival Collections with Neatline. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 28(4), 692–699. doi:10.1093/llc/fqt043 This paper describes a tool for humanities data, Neatline, which was built with the declared aim of enabling expression of the “geo-temporal dimensions” of humanities datasets. It […]

Readings in oral history, October 2014 (part 3)

Freund, A. (2014). “Confessing animals”: toward a longue durée history of the oral history interview, Oral History Review, 41(1), 1-26. This paper by Freund presents some initial research exploring the link between the oral history interview and the development of a culture of confession in the late twentieth century. The origins of confessional culture are […]