In 2017, Cathy N. Davidson and Danica Savonick published a chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity, edited by Robert Frodeman, Julie T. Klein, and Roberto C. S. Pacheco.
The humanities today are vibrant, interdisciplinary, and diverse in nature. Moreover, the need for a humanistic perspective is urgent. Although the New York Times suggests, “In Tough Times, the Humanities Must Justify Their Worth” (Cohen 2009), the humanities are indispensible in all times, and never more so than in an era where interactive digital technologies offer abundant creative and scholarly possibilities. The intersection of the humanities and technology raises a variety of personal, ethical, psychological, social, cultural, spiritual, and political concerns.
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