249. Building Digital Humanities in the Undergraduate Classroom
Wednesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand A, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Kathi Inman Berens, Univ. of Southern California
Speakers: Kathryn E. Crowther, Georgia Inst. of Tech.; Brian Croxall, Emory Univ.; Maureen Engel, Univ. of Alberta; Paul Fyfe, Florida State Univ.; Kathi Inman Berens; Janelle A. Jenstad, Univ. of Victoria; Charlotte Nunes, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Heather Zwicker, Univ. of Alberta
For abstracts, visit briancroxall.net/buildingDH after 1 Dec.
This electronic roundtable assumes that "building stuff" is foundational to the digital humanities and that the technical barriers to participation can be low. When teaching undergraduates digital humanities, simple tools allow students to focus on the simultaneous practices of building and interpreting. This show-and-tell presents projects of variable technical complexity that foster robust interpretation.
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