Matthew Kirschenbaum

Matthew Kirschenbaum
Assoc. Prof. English, University Maryland


Matthew G. Kirschenbaum is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Maryland and Associate Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), an applied thinktank for the digital humanities. He is also an affiliated faculty member with the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at Maryland, and a Vice President of the Electronic Literature Organization. His first book, Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination, was published by the MIT Press in 2008. Kirschenbaum speaks and writes often on topics in the digital humanities and new media; for more information about current projects and activities, see his blog.


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Matthew Kirschenbaum (University Maryland)
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This talk will consider the collision of the born-digital and traditional belles-lettres. What happens to authors' original "manuscripts" when they're written electronically? Who saves multiple drafts and revisions of the files? Are writers beginning to turn over their computers to archives as part of their "papers?" What will happen when scholars work with this material years down the road? Read more.
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  • Ingram Industries
  • oXygen XML Editor
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • DPCI
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • LibreDigital
  • Lulu
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • Media Services Group
  • Quark, Inc.
  • ReadHowYouWant
  • RSuite
  • Safari Books Online
  • Smashwords, Inc.
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Verso Digital

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