Patrik Svensson
GSE&IS 204
300 North Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520

Patrik Svensson

Visiting Professor


  • Visiting Professor of Digital Humanities
  • Professor of Humanities and Information Technology, Umeå University


  • Ph.D, Umeå University, Umeå, 1998

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Conditions of knowledge production
  • Digital humanities as a field
  • Space and knowledge production
  • Learning, language education and technology
  • Design of infrastructure and space

Select Publications

Big Digital Humanities. Imagining a Meeting Place for the Humanities and the Digital (University of Michigan Press. 2016).

Between Humanities and the Digital. Co-edited with David Theo Goldberg (MIT Press, 2015).

“The Why and How of Middleware”. With Johanna Drucker. Digital Humanities Quarterly. 10.2 (2016).

“‘One Damn Slide After Another’: PowerPoint at every Occasion for Speech”. With Erica Robles-Anderson. Computational Culture. Issue 5 (2016).

“Sorting out the Digital Humanities”. In Schreibman, Susan, Siemens, Ray and John Unsworth, A New Companion to Digital Humanities (John Wiley & Sons. 2016).