Dhanashree Thorat, postdoctoral research in digital humanities, will teach an introductory course in digital humanities for graduate students and advanced undergraduates in Fall 2017. The course is cross-listed in Humanities, English, and Honors, and will meet Mon and Wed, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, in the Digital Humanities Lab, Watson 410A. See below for description and more details. Students may enroll now!
HUM 500 / ENG 590 / HNRS 492
STUDIES IN: DIGITAL HUMANITIES
M/W 3:00—4:15 PM
Digital Humanities Lab, Watson Library 410A
Instructor: Dhanashree Thorat
This course introduces students to research possibilities and ongoing debates in the field of Digital Humanities. Students will examine how digital technologies and methodologies can enhance or suggest new modes of Humanities research. Course assignments will comprise of blog posts and mini projects conducted throughout the term. Required texts for the class will be from open-access DH texts available online.
No prior technical skills are expected. Students are only expected to bring a willingness to experiment and engage with digital tools. The course is open to advanced undergraduates and graduate students from all disciplines.