Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Lisa Snyder from UCLA on Thursday, April 23 at 4pm in Herter Hall, Room 601.
Sure, it’s cool, but is it scholarship?
Building a case for computer modeling as knowledge production
Encounters with the digital are increasingly pushing the boundaries of academic knowledge production. For traditionalists, the most palatable concession to technology is surely the print-like online journal, if only for convenience’s sake. At the other end of the spectrum of the ever-expanding range of digital tools and methods, sits the three-dimensional computer model. Decidedly not print-like. Interactive. Non-linear. More visual than textual. Confounding in approach and dissemination. Sure, it’s cool, but is it scholarship?