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The following interviews have been transcribed and published in Digital Humanities Quarterly 6(3):

2012 Rockwell, G., Nyhan, J., Welsh, A., Salmon, J. Trading Stories: an Oral History Conversation between Geoffrey Rockwell and Julianne Nyhan. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6:3. Click for audio.

2012 McCarty, W., Nyhan, J., Welsh, A., Salmon, J. Questioning, Asking and Enduring Curiosity: an Oral History Conversation between Julianne Nyhan and Willard McCarty. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6:3. Click for audio.

2012 Short, H., Nyhan, J., Welsh, A., Salmon, J. Collaboration must be fundamental or it's not going to work: an Oral History Conversation between Harold Short and Julianne Nyhan. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6:3. Click for audio.

2012 Unsworth, J., Welsh, A., Nyhan, J., Salmon, J. Postmodern Culture and more: an Oral History Conversation between John Unsworth and Anne Welsh. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6:3. Click for audio.

2012 Siemens, R., Welsh, A., Nyhan, J., Salmon, J. Video-gaming, Paradise Lost and TCP/IP: an Oral History Conversation between Ray Siemens and Anne Welsh. Digital Humanities Quarterly 6:3. Click for audio.

 

The following interviews have been transcribed and published in Julianne Nyhan and Andrew Flinn 2016. Computation and the Humanities: towards an oral history of Digital Humanities. Springer. An Open Access version of this book is available here. The interviews are listed here as they appear in the book's table of contents; see Chapter 1 for an explanation of how and why the interviews were transcribed as they were.

Chapter 3 Individuation is there in all the different strata: John Burrows, Hugh Craig and Willard McCarty. Click for audio.    

Chapter 4 The University was still taking account of universitas scientiarum: Wilhelm Ott and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.

Chapter 5 hic Rhodus, hic salta: Tito Orlandi and Julianne Nyhan.

Chapter 6 They took a chance: Susan Hockey and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.  

Chapter 7 The influence of algorithmic thinking: Judy Malloy and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.

Chapter 8 I would think of myself as sitting inside the computer: Mary Dee Harris and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio

Chapter 9 There had to be a better way: John Nitti and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.     

Chapter 10 It’s a little mind-boggling: Helen Agüera and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio

Chapter 11 I heard about the arrival of the computer: Hans Rutimann and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.         

Chapter 12 I mourned the University for a long time: Michael Sperberg-McQueen and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.  

Chapter 13 It’s probably the only modestly widely used system with a command language in Latin: Manfred Thaller and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.      

Chapter 14 Getting computers into Humanists’ thinking: John Bradley and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.         

Chapter 15 Moderate expectations, tolerable disappointments: Claus Huitfeldt and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.      

Chapter 16 So, into the chopper it went: Gabriel Egan and Julianne Nyhan. Click for audio.



The following interviews have been transcribed and will be included in a book that Julianne Nyhan and Melissa Terras are currently at work on. The book is provisionally entitled 'Uncovering ‘hidden’ contributions to the history of Digital
Humanities: the Index Thomisticus’ female keypunch operators'

Giuseppina Brogioli

Gisa Crosta

Bossi Gianna

Graziella Lombardi

Mirella Mainardi

Cervini Marinella

Nadia Re

Diego Righetti

Maria Luisa Segatto

Piero Slocovich

Livia Canestraro Tonelli

Bruna Vaneili

 

The following interviews have been either completed or are planned and it is hoped that they will be included in the next book on the Hidden Histories project. Nyhan is in the process of arranging various other interviews too.

Philip Barras

John Dawson

Lorna Hughes

William Pannapacker

Marco Passarotti

Walter A. Sedelow Jr. and Sally Yeates Sedelow

John B. Smith