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Digital Humanities

Please note: The course information for next academic year has not yet been updated. Below you will find the course information from last academic year. As soon as we have an update we will immediately change this information.

Nota bene: De cursusbeschrijving voor 2020-2021 is nog niet gereed. Hieronder vind je de cursusbeschrijving van 2019-2020. Als we de cursusbeschrijving van 2019-2020 binnen hebben, zal de informatie zo snel mogelijk aangepast worden.

The Digital Humanities minor teaches BA students new ways to analyse and study cultures and languages and provides insight into how digital media are changing our personal lives and societies. The programme provides an introduction to the critical application of computational methods and thinking in a wide range of humanities and social science subjects including linguistics, literature, history, the arts, religious studies, and media and area studies. A series of five courses provide theoretical discussions of digital media and data as well as hand’s on experience of a range of useful tools, such as text analysis, visualization, database creation, formal modelling, blogging and more. Students will develop analytical and communication skills that have broad applicability and relevance for their future studies and careers. The minor includes a sixth course (Special Topics in Digital Humanities), in which students design a project related to their own interests under the close supervision of a staff member.

Students can also opt for a 15 EC package of courses. This will consist of two out of five regular courses and the Special Topics in Digital Humanities course.

Maximum number of participants: 40
Prospectus number: 5000MDIHN
Class number: 1023
Language: English

Courses minor 30 EC Package

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Semester 1

Hacking the Humanities: An Introduction to Digital Humanities and Text Mining 5
Information Visualization and the Humanities 5
Digital Media, Culture, and Society 5

Semester 2

Exploring the Past in the Digital Present 5
Digital Detectives: Text Mining in Practice 5
Special Topics in Digital Humanities 5

15 EC package semester 1

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Hacking the Humanities: An Introduction to Digital Humanities and Text Mining 5
Information Visualization and the Humanities 5
Digital Media, Culture, and Society 5

15 EC package semester 2

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Exploring the Past in the Digital Present 5
Digital Detectives: Detective Literature Under a Digital Macroscope 5
Special Topics in Digital Humanities 5

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Students can also opt for a 15 EC package of courses. This will consist of two out of five regular courses and the Special Topics in Digital Humanities course.