The following is a detailed panel abstract.
Since its inception, digital humanities have upset methodological difference, academic siloism, and institutional hierarchies by offering collaborative approaches to humanistic inquiry via digital tools. From Mark Sample’s declaration: “the digital humanities is really an insurgent humanities,” to the #transformDH movement’s push to alter DH praxis by “highlighting projects that push at its boundaries and work for social justice, accessibility, and inclusion,” DH forefronts both interdisciplinarity and collectivized approaches to academic work. At the same time, DH has had to reckon with its proximity to corporate influence on education and accusations of its affinity with neoliberal imperatives for educational value. This panel seeks to showcase how these concerns are no longer limited to higher education. They are concerns for DH’s place in secondary education as well.
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