What happens when disciplines collide?
Data in the Humanities plus Art (DH+A) has questioned how art can contribute to the analysis of humanities data.
The controversy surrounding the digital humanities involves fear of taking the “human” out of the humanities. Can the combination of literature, statistics and art alleviate these concerns and make the approaches to and value in computational methods more accessible? Or is this line of inquiry the equivalent of parlor tricks and little more? Can computational approaches give texts an opportunity to speak to us with a clearer voice than we have ever heard, which art can then (re-)translate or make accessible to a wider audience?
Videos from the event document a lively discussion among a diverse audience of science and humanities scholars and the public at large.
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