Week 3. Earhart Q2: Standards, Affiliation and Activism
  • When considering which early recovery projects have survived, Earhart notes the importance of standards and institutional affiliation. This leads her to argue that DHers must consider how to extend these privileges to what she calls “DIY scholars”, citing an archive (Gibagadinamaa- goom) and an intervention into TEI coding practices  (Amanda Gailey) as examples. Can you think of other scholarly and/or activist work doing this? And what other factors might be important when attempting to decouple sustainability from institutional affiliation and centralized standards?

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