“Key Trends in the Digital Humanities — How the Digital Humanities Challenge the Idea of the Humanities.” WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland. 27 June 2017.

  • Abstract: How do key methods in the digital humanities such as data mining, mapping, visualization, social network analysis, and topic modeling make an essential difference in the idea of the humanities, and vice versa? Using examples of digital humanities research, Alan Liu speculates on the large questions that confront the humanities in the face of computational media–most importantly, questions about the nature and function of interpretive “meaning.”
Talk at WRO Art Center, Wroclaw   Talk at WRO Art Center, Wroclaw   With (left to right) Dorota Wolska, Alexandra Kil, and Jacek Ma?czy?ski of the University of Wroclaw's Laboratory of Contemporary Humanities (in the Department of Cultural Studies