Course Descriptions

Digital Humanities, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

DIHU: Digital Humanities

DIHU 200 (3) Introduction to the Digital Humanities
Addresses the construction of digital resources in the context of humanities research. No Digital Humanities or computing experience required. [1.5-1.5-0]
Prerequisite: Two of ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153 or 6 credits of 100-level English. ENGL 112 and ENGL 114 may not both be taken for credit.
Equivalency: ENGL 200.
DIHU 210 (3) Digital Detection
Being able to detect the technological, social, and financial infrastructures that underpin digital resources is a key skill for all savvy users and creators in a digital context. In addition to introducing digital detection techniques, the course introduces elementary project planning. [1.5-1.5-0]
Prerequisite: 3 credits of ENGL
Corequisite: COSC 264.
DIHU 301 (3) The Self-Conscious Text
Addresses computational methods for student-led humanities research, including visualizing, mapping, and encoding. No Digital Humanities or computing experience required. Credit will be granted for only one of DIHU 301 or ENGL 355 when the subject matter is of the same nature. [1.5-1.5-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
Equivalency: ENGL 305.
DIHU 302 (3) The Programmed World
Working in the context of fine arts and humanities research, students study and apply programming principles in physical and virtual environments. No Digital Humanities or computing experience required. [1.5-1.5-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
Equivalency: ENGL 306.
DIHU 320 (3) Digital Archives, Cultural Heritage, and Public History
Interdisciplinary introduction to digital archiving, exhibition, and preservation of cultural heritage and public history. Deals with collective memory, politics of commemoration and collecting, and future of digital collection and museum interfaces. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: COSC 264 and 3 credits of ENGL
Equivalency: HIST 380.

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