M-105v. Using Digitized Manuscripts - Advance Reading List

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    Siân Echard, “The Ghost in the Machine: Digital Avatars of Medieval Manuscripts,” chapter in Printing the Middle Ages (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008): PDF

    Dot Porter, “The Uncanny Valley and the Ghost in the Machine: a discussion of analogies for thinking about digitized medieval manuscripts,” Blog post, October 2018: http://www.dotporterdigital.org/the-uncanny-valley-and-the-ghost-in-the-machine-a-discussion-of-analogies-for-thinking-about-digitized-medieval-manuscripts/

    Bridget Whearty, “Embodied Books, Disembodied Labor,” chapter in Digital Codicology: Medieval Books and Modern Labor (Stanford University Press, 2022): PDF

    Michelle Warren, “Marking Manuscripts,” chapter in Holy Digital Grail: A Medieval Book on the Internet (Stanford University Press, 2022): PDF

    Mateusz Fafinski, Facsimile narratives: Researching the past in the age of digital reproduction, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Volume 37, Issue 1, April 2022, Pages 94–108, https://doi-org.proxy.library.upenn.edu/10.1093/llc/fqab017

    Roopika Risam and Alex Gil, “Introduction: The Questions of Minimal Computing,” Digital Humanities Quarterly, Volume 16, Number 2, 2022: Online