A cautious exploration of responsibility, detachment, progress, justice, diversity, research and knowledge in academia as it relates to society.
Author: Tessa Gengnagel
German long-form essay that poses the question whether the Digital Humanities can be considered an academic discipline in their own right. Focuses on hermeneutical issues.
An anecdotal story about scholarly misconduct and the pitfalls of Wikipedia. Specifically, it chronicles a quote from the philosopher Hans Vaihinger that never quite existed (but was cited and circulated).
Workshop report about “Thinking in Practice”, hosted by the Modelling DH project in January 2017 in Cologne. It offers an assessment from an outsider point of view.
Paper presented at the anniversary conference of the prometheus image archive in 2016 in Cologne. Topic: Semantic variance in the transmission of iconographic programs. Language: German.
A look at the different meanings of “humanities” and “Geisteswissenschaften”, with a focus on translation issues within the philosophy of science in general and the Digital Humanities in particular.
Spontaneous reply to the LA Review of Books article “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities” by Daniel Allington, Sarah Brouillette, David Golumbia.
Poster presented with Frederike Neuber at the DiXiT Convention 2. It illustrates the role of the digital editor within the “professional myth” of the Digital Humanities, first put forth by Willard McCarty.
Paper presented at the TEI Conference and Members’ Meeting 2015 in Lyon. It addresses the question of how iconographic programs / imagery can be scholarly edited, similar to the tradition of textual criticism.