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DH Minor Spotlight: Beyond iCelebrities: Social Networking and Social Activism

This is the next installment in our series of spotlights on the Spring 2016 Digital Humanities minor curriculum: Beyond iCelebrities: Social Networking and Social Activism* “Popular social networking sites have evolved rapidly in the past few years, alongside Internet-savvy grassroots organizations like MoveOn.org.  The course outlines the recent history of Move On, Code Pink, Facebook, […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Fundamentals of Web Design

This is our next installment in our series of spotlights on the Digital Humanities minor curriculum for Spring 2016: Fundamentals of Web Design* “Knowing how to construct and maintain a basic website is a necessary skill for every professional.  Students learn basic skills in Web design programming (HTML and CSS) and Web graphics by developing […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Digital Humanities Proseminar

This is the next part of our series on the Digital Humanities minor curriculum offerings for Spring 2016: Digital Humanities Proseminar* “The proseminar is a collaborative digital environment led by different faculty each year where we explore research methods critical to digital humanities: the creation of curated exhibits, community research, the design and creation of […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Work, Love, Learn, Play: Our Lives on the Internet

We will be spotlighting each course in the Digital Humanities minor for Spring 2016 on the blog, beginning with Director Claire Potter’s course: Work, Love, Learn, Play: Our Lives on the Internet* “This course introduces students to the practice of recent history, contemporary history, and the history of the future.  Weekly topics explore how technology […]

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Curriculum | DH Minor Spring Course List

The poster for the Spring 2016 Digital Humanities Minor course list is here! Some classes, including our director Claire Potter’s Work, Love, Learn, Play: Our Lives on the Internet have already reached capacity, but we still encourage you to add yourself to the waitlist. We’re hugely impressed with the offerings next semester and their turnout so far […]

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Featured Course | Introduction to Digital Humanities

NHUM2001: Introduction to Digital Humanities, Claire Potter (online). Register here. Computers enable us to rethink, reform and reorient every stage of our intellectual process. Digital humanities methods, and the collaboration they require, allows us to understand a book, an archive, a painting, a space, an idea, a film — or our own minds — differently.  In this […]

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Featured Course | Women’s Intellectual History: Beginnings

NHIS3891, Women’s Intellectual History: Beginnings, Gina Luria Walker. Register here. This course combines classroom lectures with online assignments and discussions. All students are expected to participate online. Women’s intellectual history complements and corrects the traditional narrative of Western thought, mainly by and about men. Our inquiry starts with questions: What were the historical assumptions about the connections […]

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Featured Course | History and Digital Media

GHIS5156/LHIS4556, History and Digital Media. Claire Potter (onsite, Fall 2015). Register here or here. Browse the full syllabus for Fall 2015 here. What is at stake for historians as we confront the power of computer technology and the opportunities presented by digital humanities methods? The preservation of new electronic archives provides evidence about the recent past […]

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