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Coding in Digital Humanities

Coding in Digital Humanities

This pair of courses is all about doing interesting things with texts using computers and digital technology. We teach these courses with an emphasis on working with texts as artifacts of human culture shaped primarily with words and letters—the forms of "written" language transferable to many media (including image and sound) that we can study with computer tools that we design for ourselves based on the questions we ask. We work with computers in this course as precision instruments that help us to read and process great quantities of information, and that lead us to make significant connections, ask new kinds of questions, and build models and interfaces to change our reading and thinking experience as people curious about human history, culture, and creativity.  We will be working... Show More
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