Girl Talk. Digital Music. Race. Drake. Liquid Lives. #PlayYourPart

Hey all, This week we’re listening to Girl Talk’s “Feed the Animals.” The full album is available here For more on sampling, a brief history of the Amen break: For more on some instances / examples of sampling, see this video of producer / rapper El-P on rhythm roulette: Here is the sample list for Girl… Continue reading Girl Talk. Digital Music. Race. Drake. Liquid Lives. #PlayYourPart

Grad Student DH Conference & Neoliberal Tools

Hi all, I recommend everyone consider submitting a paper to this grad student DH CFP. It will be good to get to know your colleagues who are interested in DH work, its nearby (Ryerson), and there is funding: http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/2017/03/cfp-graduate-students-speak-out-gaining-knowledge-in-digital-humanities/ Abstracts are due April 1. I am assured that this is not an April Fool’s joke.… Continue reading Grad Student DH Conference & Neoliberal Tools

Class responses for Jan 19th

This week we talked Golumbia, Kirschenbaum, Gaffield, Berry and others. The class responses include Omar’s argument that DH actually brings us to bigger questions concerning the nature of the humanities more generally. Mark’s overview of the readings as a critical introduction to DH. Sean’s argument that cyber-libertarianism (particularly as Golumbia frames it) forces us to rethink… Continue reading Class responses for Jan 19th