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Graduate Student Workshop in Digital Humanities Pedagogy

This workshop is a year-long, collaborative learning experience dedicated to supporting graduate students in the development of digital humanities skills and pedagogical practices. Workshop sessions will include a range of theoretical discussion, hands-on tool learning, guest faculty speakers, and course conceptualization. At the end of the workshop, each participant will have completed the design of a course syllabus.

Held during the 2017-2018 academic year (~2-3 sessions per quarter), the workshop is hosted by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, co-convened by English graduate students Susanna Sacks and Kellen Bolt, and advised by Jim Hodge (Assistant Professor of English and Humanities), Josh Honn (Digital Humanities Librarian), and Mearah Quinn Brauner (Associate Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development).


Fall 2017: October 10, October 31, November 14 (or 21)
Winter 2018: January 23, February 13, March 6
Spring 2018: April 17, May 8, May 29

The workshop will meet from 12:30 to 2:00 pm on these Tuesdays; participants are expected to attend every meeting.

Workshop Overview

Fall Quarter 2017
Basics and familiarization; this quarter will be just workshop participants, exploring the scope of the field and generating ideas for integrating tools into scholarship and pedagogy.

Winter Quarter 2018
Developing assignment structures; this quarter will include sessions with faculty members who have used digital tools in their classes.

Spring Quarter 2018
Developing full syllabi and integration of the tools and practices from previous quarters; will include workshopping and critique.


Please contact Susanna Sacks or Kellen Bolt.

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