AboutAmy E. Earhart
is Associate Professor of English
and affiliated faculty of Africana Studies
at Texas A&M University
. Earhart’s work has focused on building infrastructure for digital humanities work, embedding digital humanities projects within the classroom, and tracing the history and futures of dh, with a particular interest in the way that dh and critical race studies intersect. Earhart has been particularly concerned with representing a diverse history of digital humanities, as is the case with projects The Millican Massacre, 1868, DIBB: The Digital Black Bibliographic Project,
and “Alex Haley’s Malcolm X: ‘The Malcolm X I knew’ and notecards from The Autobiography of Malcolm X”
(a collaborative project with undergraduate and graduate students published in Scholarly Editing).
Earhart has published scholarship on a variety of digital humanities topics, with work that includes a monograph Traces of Old, Uses of the New: The Emergence of Digital Literary Studies
(U Michigan Press 2015), a co-edited collection The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age
(U Michigan Press 2010), and a number of articles and book chapters in volumes including the Debates in Digital Humanities series, DHQ, Textual Cultures, and Humanities and the Digital.