Desperately Seeking Context: An Exercise in Digital Resource Criticism
Friday, January 3, 2014: 10:30 AM
Columbia Hall 2 (Washington Hilton)
Drawing on Kate Theimer’s reflections about the relevance of archival theory for critical digital historiography, and on Joshua Sternfeld’s framework of a digital historiography, Katharina Hering will highlight the relevance of the historical theory and method of source criticism (originally developed by Johann Gustav Droysen) for the digital environment, and use a specific example to discuss possible approaches to collaborative forms of digital resource criticism.
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