ENGL 510 (01) - Introduction to the Digital Humanities

Intro to Digital Humanties

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56488
Digital methods can greatly intensify our understanding of literary works, non-fiction writing, film and many other modes of expression in the humanities. This course introduces students to the methods of thought, research and argumentation that digital technology makes possible. These may include identifying quantifiable language patterns, working with archival documents, mapping locations in written works, illuminating historical works, creating digital visualizations of texts, or working with translation tools and concordances.
Section Comments: Required for ENGL:TBD Majors
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 401 or ENGL 401H
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Melinda White

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm HS 105
Additional Course Details: 

Spring 2024 Course Details: 

Digital methods can greatly intensify our understanding of literary works, non-fiction writing, film and many other modes of expression in the humanities. This course introduces students to the methods of thought, research and argumentation that digital technology makes possible. These may include identifying quantifiable language patterns, working with archival documents, mapping locations in written works, illuminating historical works, creating digital visualizations of texts, or working with translation tools and concordances. 

This section of the course will provide an overview to the Digital Humanities, in theory and practice. We will look at a broad spectrum of DH projects using various platforms, analyze literature through information visualization, participate in real-world digital museum curation, and discover web platforms and design strategies to collect and showcase work. Students will develop and understanding of the Digital Humanities and how they can integrate digital methods into their field and utilize digital practices for a deeper understanding of the humanities.  

This course is required for all ENGL:TBD majors. 

This course is open to general enrollment/all majors. 

Booklist

Book Details
DIGITAL HUMANITIES COURSEBOOK (PB) (21)
by DRUCKER
Required
ISBN
978036756575 6
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR
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