Course Schedule

Course Schedule (subject to change)

Readings marked (PDF) can be found in our course group

8/28 - Introductions

Course syllabus and site

9/4 - Approaching the Digital Humanities, Thinking the Caribbean


Sites to explore

Assignment -- blog post:

  • To what extent do these sites/projects reflect issues discussed in our readings?

  • Or, If you were to center an understanding about what DH is around one of these projects/sites, how would DH be defined (or redefined)?

9/11 - Epistemologies of DH


9/18 - Mapping


Explore the following mapping projects:

9/25 - Data and Visualization


Sites to Explore

10/2 - History and the Archive (Guest visit from Ada Ferrer)


Site to Explore

Assignment: PRAXIS Mapping assignment due

10/9 - No classes

10/16 - No classes

10/23 - Design / infrastructure


10/30 - Access / Minimal Computing


Sites to Explore

11/6 - Text


Assignment: PRAXIS Visualization assignment due

11/13 - Pedagogy


Multimedia to explore:

11/20 - Ruha Benjamin, Race after Technology


Read Race after Technology in full

Assignment: PRAXIS text mining assignment due

11/27 - Prospectus Preparation

Assignment: FINAL Prospectuses DUE

12/4 - Student Presentations (Bret Maney visit)

12/11 - Open Topics: Sound Studies, Image Analysis, Accessibility, DH + Environmental Studies:

  • Lingold, Mary Caton; Darren Mueller; Whitney Anne Trettien, "Introduction." Digital sound studies. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019: pp. 1-25.

  • Arnold, Taylor and Lauren Tilton. "Distant Viewing." Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. March 2019.

  • Williams, George. Disability, Universal Design, and the Digital Humanities. Debates in the Digital Humanities, ed. Matthew K. Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.

  • Linley, Margaret. "Ecological Entanglements of DH." Debates in the Digital Humanities: 2016, edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

12/18 - Final Projects due