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Read the New Yorker review of Professor Tung-Hui Hu's new book "A Prehistory of the Cloud"

How did we come to place our faith in a symbol that is so ephemeral—all vapor and crystal?

Iván Chaar-Lopez Won Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies

He will pursue archival research during Fall 2015 term.

The Digital Studies Program is a collaboration between the departments of American Culture, Communication, Screen Arts and Cultures, English, History, and the Stamps School of Art and Design. Digital Studies allows students to engage in topics such as video games and identity, digital culture, the role of computer code within U.S. culture, and the use of social media as a form of personal and cultural expression. These courses offer both humanistic and social scientific approaches to the study of all things digital. Digital Studies offers students the methods and tools for studying, analyzing, and writing about their everyday engagements with electronic forms of community and culture in a changing world.

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