Welcome to the Bubble Chamber: Online in the Humanities Today
Abstract:New scholarly resources are undoubtedly helping to change the methods of inquiry in media history and the humanities more broadly. However, this essay raises the question of the ways in which they are also helping to change the substance of that inquiry. Any satisfying approach to this issue must entail multiple strands. The author uses an analogy to the field of particle physics to illustrate the multiple issues this question raises and to suggest some possible answers.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Media, Culture and Communication, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, New York, USA
Publication date: January 1, 2010