Humanities Careers, Technological Methods


Humanities Careers Flyer
A Roundtable with Alan Liu, Patricia Fumerton, Andrew Griffin, and Jeremy Douglass.

Weds, Feb. 19th at 12:00pm

Transcriptions, South Hall 2509

Technology is changing the landscape of the humanities. Four speakers discuss the varied ways that these changes can impact a humanities career – its skills, fields, projects, conferences, and job listings.

Each speaker will present a short statement, followed by a roundtable discussion and opportunity for audience participation. There will be light refreshments.

  • Alan Liu – “Learning and Using Enough Digital Humanities to be Viable for Jobs With a DH or New Media Component: A Guide for Non-Specialists”
  • Andrew Griffin – “Technology outside of DH: When Periodization and Technical Skills Coincide”
  • Patricia Fumerton – “MLA Job Information List: Technology and Media Listings”
  • Jeremy Douglass – “The MLA Convention: A short history of tech-inflected sessions”

Alan Liu, Andrew Griffin, Patricia Fumerton, and Jeremy Douglass are faculty in the Department of English at UC Santa Barbara. They have active research projects in a range of topics, including: institutional culture, early modern drama, broadside ballads, and interactive narrative.

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