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Center forDigital Humanities

Center for Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses many kinds of content; it is a space of experimentation in which new methods are being deployed. According to one definition, Digital Humanities is the future of our cultural heritage. The ways in which we archive, search and access the records of the past are being transformed in the Information Age. Digital Humanities is the interdisciplinary field that seeks both to shape these transformations and to study their effects.

Upcoming Events

DIY Composition: An Amateur's Experience

Ben Harley (Rhetoric and Composition) to discuss multi-modal composition on March 4 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Thomas Cooper Library, Room 412.

Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC)

Daniel Pitti (University of Virginia) will be on hand March 26 to discuss SNAC, a platform that supports a continuously expanding, curated corpus of biographical descriptions of people linked to and proving contextual understanding of the historical records that function as primary evidence for understanding their work and lives. Stay tuned for details.