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Professor Caroline Bassett

BA (London) MA PhD (Sussex)

Subjects: English

Caroline Bassett is Professor of Digital Humanities in the Faculty of English and the Director of Cambridge Digital Humanities (CDH), an inter-disciplinary research programme. She explores computational technologies and cultural forms, critical theories of technology, and media arts. Her current interests include science fiction and technological futures, media archaeology and digital methods, automation and AI. Books she has written include the ‘Arc and the Machine’, on narrative and new media, Furious, a co-authored monograph on feminism, gender and digital worlds. She has recently completed ‘Anti-Computing’ a book exploring histories of resistance to computerized culture, to be published in 2021. She joined Cambridge in September 2019.

College Position

Professorial Fellow

University Position

Professor of Digital Humanities and Director of Cambridge Digital Humanities

College Offices/Posts

Tutor for Postgraduate Admissions (Arts/Humanities), Director of Studies in English