I came to theory because I was hurting—
the pain within me was so intense I could not go on living.
—bell hooks, “Theory as Liberatory Practice”
The silicon chip is a surface for writing. (Read more)
“More hack, less yack,” they say. I understand the impulse, and to some degree admire the rough-and-tumble attitude of those in digital humanities whose first priority is getting things done. Hell, I like getting things done. (Read more)