Digital Humanities on the Ground: Post-Access Politics and the Second Wave of Digital Humanities

  title={Digital Humanities on the Ground: Post-Access Politics and the Second Wave of Digital Humanities},
  author={Nishant Shah},
  journal={South Asian Review},
  pages={155 - 173}
Abstract At the heart of the Digital Humanities discourse in postcolonial information societies like India is a subject that is marked by connectivity and access. The discourse and practice put forward a very explicit imagination of a connected subject that is also naturalized in digital humanities. The intended beneficiary is posited as “to be connected,” entering a curative cycle of literacy and access intended to reform this subject. This paper proposes a subject of “disconnectivity,” which… 
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