Moving Forward, Looking Back: Taking Canadian Feminist Histories Online

Alana Cattapan, Quinn DuPont

Abstract


Canadian feminist histories have long been bound to the printed page, potentially eluding audiences online. This article investigates how feminist histories can be expanded beyond traditional paper-bound venues by adopting a form of scholarly production that we call the “networked model.” Drawing on digital humanities methods, we argue that this model enables greater alignment with feminist epistemologies and an improved capacity to reach new audiences.

Résumé
Les récits féministes canadiens ont longtemps été confinés à la page imprimée, éludant potentiellement les publics en ligne. Cet article étudie comment les récits féministes peuvent être étendus au-delà des supports papier traditionnels en adoptant une forme de production que nous appelons le « modèle en réseau ». En s’appuyant sur les méthodes numériques des sciences humaines, nous défendons l’idée que ce modèle améliore l’harmonisation avec les épistémologies féministes et la capacité à atteindre de nouveaux publics.


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feminist history; digital humanities; scholarly production; Canadian feminism

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