8.0349 Humanist Sea Changes (1/21)

Tue, 7 Mar 1995 19:52:21 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0349. Tuesday, 7 Mar 1995.

Date: Tue, 07 Mar 95 19:39:16 EST
From: Elaine Brennan <EDITORS@BROWNVM>
Subject: Humanist Sea Changes

Humanist has been subjected to a lengthy and unwelcome hiatus while I
struggled to wrap my mind around the fact that space and time being
limited entities, I am seriously over-committed, and it's time for
Humanist to find a new home and a new editor.

I value the friends and colleagues I have met because of Humanist, and
hope and expect that Humanist, the thinking-and-computer-using-humanities'-
community's-e-coffeehouse, will thrive in different ways under new
leadership. There are a lot more academic lists in cyberspace than there
were when Willard began Humanist in 1987, or even than there were when
Allen Renear and I moved Humanist to Brown. But I believe strongly that
there's still a place for enlightened discussion of the broader issues
implied by the use of computers within the humanities' scholarly world,
and I look forward to watching those discussions here.

Watch this space for an announcement of Humanist's new situation -- and
until then, we'll return you to what used to be reguarly scheduled