Humanities in the digital age: a quiet revolution

Claire Carlin
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
UVic's Human and Social Development Building, Room A240

How the digital humanities are changing the research landscape.

Digital Humanities has become an academic discipline unto itself, with its own national and international conferences, its sub-disciplines, and theory underpinning its practice. Claire Carlin explores the ways in which digital humanities has changed the research landscape over the past 20 years, often—though not always—for the better.

About Claire Carlin

Claire Carlin

A specialist in 17th century French studies, Professor Emerita Claire Carlin taught at UVic from 1989-2015; she served as Associate Dean of Humanities from 2004-2009.

Her major publications focus on the history of theatre and on representations of Early Modern marriage, including the online anthology Le mariage sous l’Ancien Régime, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

She currently leads a SSHRC-funded digital humanities program entitled Endings: Concluding, Archiving, and Preserving Digital Projects for Long-Term Usability.