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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 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.

The workshop is co-convened by graduate students Susanna Sacks (English) and Liz Laurie (Interdisciplinary Program in Theatre and Drama), advised by Josh Honn (Digital Humanities Librarian), and hosted by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.


The workshop meets from 12:30 to 2:00 pm on these Tuesdays:

Fall 2018: October 16, October 30, November 13, December 11
Winter 2019: January 15, February 5, February 26, March 19
Spring 2019: April 9, April 23

Participants are expected to attend every meeting. Meeting location: Kaplan Humanities Institute seminar room (Kresge 2351).

Workshop Overview

Fall Quarter 2018
Basics and familiarization. Workshop participants will explore the scope of the field and generate ideas for integrating tools into scholarship and pedagogy.

Winter Quarter 2019
Developing assignment structures. This quarter will include sessions with faculty members who have used digital tools in their classes.

Spring Quarter 2019
Developing full syllabi and integration of the tools and practices from previous quarters. Will include workshopping and critique.


Please contact Susanna Sacks or Liz Laurie.

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