451: How Do Computers Read?

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Saturday, Jan 5, 2019

Hyatt Regency - Atlanta

Session Information

Description: What does it mean to say that machines read, and how does an understanding of machine reading reshape critical, creative, and archival practices? Featuring scholars and writers from digital writing, digital humanities, information studies, and literary theory, this session illuminates the relation of reading practices of human beings and computational systems.


Craig Saper, U of Maryland Baltimore County

John Cayley, Brown U

Kyle Booten, Dartmouth C

Margaret Konkol, Old Dominion U

Seth Perlow, Georgetown U

Caleb Milligan, U of Florida

Jamal Russell, U of California, Santa Barbara

Allison Parrish, New York U