Critical Speakers Series: Alan Liu

Alan Liu is Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  His books include Wordsworth: The Sense of History (1989); The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information(2004); and Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database (2008).  Liu started the Voice of the Shuttle web site for humanities research in 1994. He is founder and co-leader of the advocacy initiative. Currently, he is leading the big-data, topic-modeling project titled "WhatEvery1Says" on public discourse about the humanities.

Date of Event: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Video Author(s)/Speaker(s): 
Alan Liu