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Humanities Honours Programme

Week 4 – Multimediaal


Michel van der Aa

Op Wikipedia

Zijn website

One op YouTube

Over zijn werk Blank Out

De trailer van Blank Out

Recensie van Blank Out – The Guardian

Interview: “Onze huidige generatie is in een beeldcultuur opgegroeid” – Opus Klassiek

High Tech Meets High Art in a 3-D Opera – Nina Siegal, The New York Times


The Republic of Letters – Wikipedia

What was the Republic of Letters? – Dirk van Miert


Black Athena

Op Wikipedia

De website bij Black Athena

Martin Bernal, ‘Black Athena’ Scholar, Dies at 76 – Paul Vitello, The New York Times


Anthony Grafton

Interview: How I Write – Noah Charney, The Daily Beast

Profiel: The Humanist – Christopher Shea, Princeton

The Nutty Professors – Anthony Grafton, The New Yorker

Future Reading – Anthony Grafton, The New Yorker

Lezing: Apocalypse in the Stacks – Anthony Grafton


Mieke Bal

Op de Nederlandstalige Wikipedia

Op de Engelstalige Wikipedia

Haar website

Interview met Mieke Bal – Gijs van der Sanden, Folia

Interview: Een pleidooi voor anachronisme – Else Boer & Levi van der Veur, Vooys


The Rise of the Machines – Meredith Hindley, Humanities


Bright Lights, Big Data – Mark O’Connell, The New Yorker


Mapping the Republic of Letters – Meredith Hindley, Humanities


Franco Moretti

What Is Distant Reading? – Kathryn Schulz, The New York Times

An Attempt to Discover the Laws of Literature – Joshua Rothman, The New Yorker

Big data meets the Bard – John Sunyer, Financial Times

Interview: The Digital in the Humanities – Melissa Dinsman, Los Angeles Review of Books

Interview: “Als ob ich die Literatur an Barbaren verrate“ – Anne Haeming, Der Spiegel

Franco Moretti’s “Distant Reading”: A Symposium – Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Alexander R. Galloway, James F. English, LA Review of Books


Down the Rabbit Hole: The rise, and rise, of literary annotation – Evan Kindley, New Republic


TED talks

The Church of Ted – Megan Hustad – The New York Times

We need to talk about TED – Benjamin Bratton, The Guardian

The trouble with TED talks – Martin Robbins, New Statesman

Professoren als Popstars – Corinna Budras, Frankfurter Allgemeine


Laptop U – Nathan Heller, The New Yorker

MOOCs of Hazard – Andrew Delbanco, New Republic


Les historiens seront-ils finalement programmeurs? – Émilien Ruiz, La boîte outils des historiens



Trailer: Discover Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia

Why Julian Fellowes’s new app Belgravia won’t start a revolution – Tim Martin, Telegraph

New Julian Fellowes Project, ‘Belgravia,’ Treads New Digital Ground – Alexandra Alter, The New York Times

Julian Fellowes on his ‘new Downton’ drama – an app –  Saphora Smith, The Telegraph


Passchendaele virtual reality view could keep the horrors of the First World War alive for generations – Ben Farmer, The Telegraph


When Harry met Fifty Shades: what makes a book popular? – Frances Wilson, New Statesman

Popular Science – Ann Marlowe, The Weekly Standard


The Mozart in the Machine – Yuval Noah Harari, Bloomberg


The Movie with a Thousand Plotlines – Raffi Khatchadourian, The New Yorker


What’s the Matter with Digital Humanities? – Bill Caraher, The Archeology of the Mediterranean World