HIST 7370: Texts, Maps, and Networks: Readings and Methods for Digital History
Seminar - 4 credits
- Introduces the methods and practice of history in a digital age.
- Offers students an opportunity to see the wide variety of work being done computationally by historians and other humanists today and to obtain the background to be creative producers of new work and critical consumers of existing projects.
- The rise of computing technology and the Internet has the potential to reshape all parts of historical practice, from curation to research to dissemination.
- Examines the historian's craft in three primary domains: the creation of digital sources, the algorithmic transformations that computers can enact on cultural materials like texts, and the new ecologies of publishing and scholarly communication made possible by new media.
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