Introduction to Digital Humanities

Instructor(s): Hannah L. Jacobs


Digital approaches to humanistic research and its expression, across disciplines and fields. Critical approaches to the digital turn in contemporary culture; theoretical approaches to digital creation and digital remediation of analog sources. Topics include aesthetics, cultural impact, opportunities for global circulation. Critical contextualization around access, authorship, diversity, and inclusion, media effects, and evaluation. Exercises in text analysis, digital mapping, data visualization, databases, networks, online archives and exhibitions, immersive media, situated within broader cultural debates on digital cultures, and on best practices for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Course Code(s): CMAC 222D

Curriculum Code(s): STS, ALP, CZ

Day(s) & Times(s): MW 10:15am-11:30am

Location: Smith Warehouse Bay 11 A233