Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities


Interviews with digital humanists and scholars of digital humanities about their new work.

AI and the Humanities: Nina Beguš Discusses "Artificial Humanities"

June 3, 2024

AI and the Humanities

Nina Beguš
Hosted by Latent Knowledge

In this debut conversation, we speak to Dr. Nina Beguš, a researcher at UC Berkeley and the founder of InterpretAI who holds a PhD in Comparative Lite…

Joanna Guldi, "The Dangerous Art of Text Mining: A Methodology for Digital History" (Cambridge UP, 2022)

May 28, 2024

The Dangerous Art of Text Mining

Joanna Guldi
Hosted by Shu Wan

The Dangerous Art of Text Mining: A Methodology for Digital History (Cambridge UP, 2022) celebrates the bold new research now possible because of text…

Catherine D'Ignazio, "Counting Feminicide: Data Feminism in Action" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Counting Feminicide

Catherine D'Ignazio
Hosted by Luca Scholz

What isn't counted doesn't count. And mainstream institutions systematically fail to account for feminicide, the gender-related killing of women and g…

Natalia Grincheva and Elizabeth Stainforth, "Geopolitics of Digital Heritage" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

April 27, 2024

Geopolitics of Digital Heritage

Natalia Grincheva and Elizabeth Stainforth
Hosted by Dave O'Brien

How are digital platforms transforming heritage? In Geopolitics of Digital Heritage (Cambridge UP, 2023), Dr Natalia Grincheva, Program Leader of the …

Grazia Ingravalle, "Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital" (Amsterdam UP, 2024)

April 12, 2024

Archival Film Curatorship

Grazia Ingravalle
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Archival Film Curatorship: Early and Silent Cinema from Analog to Digital (Amsterdam UP, 2023) is the first book-length study that investigates film a…

Tonia Sutherland, "Resurrecting the Black Body: Race and the Digital Afterlife" (U California Press, 2023)

March 22, 2024

Resurrecting the Black Body

Tonia Sutherland
Hosted by Pete Kunze

The first critical examination of death and remembrance in the digital age—and an invitation to imagine Black digital sovereignty in life and death. …

Religious Minorities Online

March 13, 2024

Religious Minorities Online

Erica Baffelli, Alexander van der Haven, and Michael Stausberg
Hosted by Raj Balkaran

Religious Minorities Online (RMO) is the premier academic resource on religious minorities worldwide, reflecting the state of the art in scholarship. …

Ruth Ahnert and Sebastian E. Ahnert, "Tudor Networks of Power" (Oxford UP, 2023)

February 21, 2024

Tudor Networks of Power

Ruth Ahnert and Sebastian E. Ahnert
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Tudor Networks of Power (Oxford University Press, 2023) by Dr. Ruth Ahnert & Dr. Sebastian Ahnert is the product of a groundbreaking collaboration bet…

Refqa Abu-Remaileh, "Country of Words: A Transnational Atlas for Palestinian Literature" (Stanford UP, 2023)

February 4, 2024

Country of Words

Refqa Abu-Remaileh
Hosted by Roberto Mazza

Country of Words: A Transnational Atlas for Palestinian Literature (Stanford UP, 2023) is a digital-born project that retraces and remaps the global s…

Ross S. Purves et al., "Unlocking Environmental Narratives: Towards Understanding Human Environment Interactions Through Computational Text Analysis" (Ubiquity Press, 2022)

February 3, 2024

Unlocking Environmental Narratives

Ross S. Purves, Olga Koblet, and Benjamin Adams
Hosted by Luca Scholz

Environmental narratives – written texts with a focus on the environment – offer rich material capturing relationships between people and their surrou…

Andi Gustavson and Charlotte Nunes, "Transforming the Authority of the Archive: Undergraduate Pedagogy and Critical Digital Archives" (Lever Press, 2023)

January 26, 2024

Transforming the Authority of the Archive

Andi Gustavson and Charlotte Nunes
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

Featuring perspectives from educators, undergraduates, and archivists who are affiliated with community and institutional archives, the contributions …

James St. André, "Conceptualising China through Translation" (Manchester UP, 2023)

January 23, 2024

Conceptualising China through Translation

James St. André
Hosted by Miranda Melcher

Conceptualising China through Translation (Manchester University Press, 2023) by Dr. James St Andre provides an innovative methodology for investigati…

André Jansson, "Rethinking Communication Geographies: Geomedia, Digital Logistics and the Human Condition" (Edward Elgar, 2022)

December 23, 2023

Rethinking Communication Geographies

André Jansson
Hosted by Joanne Kuai

How are geographies of communication changing with contemporary digital media and data infrastructure? What is ‘geomedia’ and ‘transmedia’? Where are …

Simone Gigliotti, "Restless Archive: The Holocaust and the Cinema of the Displaced" (Indiana UP, 2023)

December 16, 2023

Restless Archive

Simone Gigliotti
Hosted by Hallel Yadin

The global refugee, the ship passenger, the displaced person. How did their homeseeking routes and visual motifs intersect and diverge in the earl…

Robert Houghton, "Playing the Middle Ages: Pitfalls and Potential in Modern Games" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

December 7, 2023

Playing the Middle Ages

Robert Houghton

The Middle Ages have provided rich source material for physical and digital games from Dungeons and Dragons to Assassin's Creed. Playing the Middle Ag…

Anne Baillot, "From Handwriting to Footprinting: Text and Heritage in the Age of Climate Crisis" (Open Book Publishers, 2023)

November 26, 2023

From Handwriting to Footprinting

Anne Baillot
Hosted by Jen Hoyer

How do we currently preserve and access texts, and will our current methods be sustainable in the future? In From Handwriting to Footprinting: Text a…

Kat Mustatea, "Voidopolis" (MIT Press, 2023)

November 25, 2023


Kat Mustatea
Hosted by Nathan Moore

Shortlisted for the 2023 Lumen Prize, Kat Mustatea's Voidopolis (MIT Press, 2023) is a hybrid digital artistic and literary project in the form of an …

Stefan Tanaka, "History without Chronology" (Lever Press, 2019)

November 15, 2023

History without Chronology

Stefan Tanaka
Hosted by Sarah Kearns

In this interview, we talk with Stefan Tanaka, professor emeritus of UCSD and a specialist in modern Japanese history. He is author of two books on mo…

William B. Eimicke et al., "Leveling the Learning Curve: Creating a More Inclusive and Connected University" (Columbia UP, 2023)

October 26, 2023

Leveling the Learning Curve

William B. Eimicke, Soulaymane Kachani, and Adam Stepan
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

Will the COVID-19 pandemic be remembered as a turning point in how universities deliver teaching and learning? How might the widespread use of digital…

Long-run Economic and Political Trends, Schools of Economic Thought, and Economics Education

October 25, 2023

Long-run Economic and Political Trends, Schools of Economic Thought, and Economics Education

Tyler Cowen
Hosted by Jon Hartley

Tyler Cowen (George Mason University Economics Professor and Mercatus Center Director) joins the podcast to discuss his career, various long-run econo…