Introduction to Digital Humanities


General Description
This presentation introduces faculty to the diverse field of Digital Humanities, as well as provides an overview of goals for the 2017-18 academic year.

Digital Humanities: a contested disciplinary designation that, broadly speaking, encompasses any application of digital tools and methodologies to the humanities; these applications can generally be grouped into those applied to teaching and those applied to research

Digital Humanities Resources
Digital Humanities at Berkeley Journals: an extensive list of the most notable academic journals in Digital Humanities
Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations: an umbrella group that facilitates cooperation between region- and topic-based professional Digital Humanities organizations
Poll Everywhere: free online tool to facilitate quick information collection and data visualization in teaching practice

Relevant Files
PowerPoint Presentation Slides [pptx/ pdf]

1) Klein, Lauren F., and Matthew K. Gold. “Digital Humanities: The Expanded Field.” Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016. 2016.
2) Lui, Alan. “The State of the Digital Humanities:A Report and a Critique.” 2016.
3) Alexander, Bryan, and Rebecca Frost Davis. “Should Liberal Arts Campuses Do Digital Humanities? Process and Products in the Small College World.” Debates in the Digital Humanities 2012. 2012.
4) Burdick, Anne, et al. Digital_Humanities. 2012.