Can we Trust the University?: Digital Humanities Collaborations with Historically Exploited Cultural Communities Chapter uri icon


  • Social justice digital humanities work is increasingly outward facing and community and activist oriented. However, historical abuses of communities and systemic inequities present formidable challenges for those who seek to develop partnerships with vulnerable populations. Excellent work in negotiating this long-standing problem is occurring in pockets of digital humanities work, with scholars working in indigenous studies leading the way. However, we must develop a set of best practices for all of us who are working with historically marginalized communities, recognizing that an understanding of individual and group situatedness is crucial to digital humanities practices. Such an approach involves both introspection

author list (cited authors)

  • EARHART, A. E.

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editor list (cited editors)

  • Losh, E., & Wernimont, J.

Book Title

  • Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities

publication date

  • 2018