Teaching

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Current and Future Courses

New York University Abu Dhabi

CCOL 1059Q Quantified Self (Fall 2019)

Do numbers provide us with self-knowledge? This colloquium takes a critical glance at where data meets the self, both in a historical perspective and in the contemporary landscape of wearable technologies and the datafication of human lives.

CDAD-UH 1024Q Reading Like a Computer (Core: Data and Discovery, Spring 2018, planned Spring 2020)

An examination of quantitative computer-based methods for analyzing texts of the human record. It also offers a glimpse into possible futures of reading.

IM-UH 1511 Introduction to Digital Humanities (Spring 2018, Spring 2019) (formerly known as AHC-AD 139 or IM-UH 1111X)

A broad examination of concepts important in today’s society (computational thinking, digital identity, text as data, patterns, algorithms, geolocation).

CDAD-UH 1033Q Data and Human Space (Core: Data and Discovery, Fall 2018, Fall 2019)

An exploration of the map in the digital age & the benefits and risks of geolocating devices in our data-rich world. Students generate and interpret their own data within familiar environments.

CADT-UH 1018  Digital Curation (Core: Arts, Design, Technology, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)

An exploration in theory and in practice of what makes a digital object, including building web-based exhibits and creating open cultural content for the web.

AHC-AD 141 Spatial Humanities  (Spring 2016)

An overview of key topics in the spatial humanities: modeling spatial data, web mapping, geo-referencing historical maps, device-based data collection, geolocated 3d modeling. 

Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, Canada

Foundations: Introduction to Computation for Literary Criticism (summer 2019) – 20 hours

Foundations: Introduction to Computation for Literary Studies (summer 2020).

European Summer University in Digital Humanities “Culture and Technology,” Leipzig University, Germany

Humanities Data and Mapping Environments (summer 2017, summer 2018, summer 2019) – 30 hours

From Text to Map: Modeling Historical Humanities Data in Mapping Environments (summer 2016) – 30 hours

Digital Humanities Institute Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Quantified Self (May 2019) – 10 hours

Mapping for the Digital Humanities (March 2017) – 5 hours

Introduction to 3d and Sketchup (March 2017) – 2.5 hours

Spatial Humanities and Digital Mapping (with R El Khatib) (March 2015) – 20 hours

Past Courses

American University of Beirut

ENGL 210 (Literature of the Middle Ages)
ENGL 229 (History of the English Language)
ENGL 233 (Introduction to Translation)
ENGL 292 (Literature and Mapping)
CVSP 201 (Ancient Near East and Classical Civilization)
CVSP 202 (Medieval and Renaissance Islamic and Christian Thought)
CVSP 203 (Enlightenment and Modernity)
CVSP 204 (Contemporary Studies)
CVSP 207E (Epic: Texts and Contexts I)
CVSP 208E (Epic: Texts and Contexts II)
CVSP 207A (Love: Human and Divine)

MA Seminars: 

ENGL 306G (Medieval Dream Vision) – MA seminar
ENGL 306K/346K (Introduction to Digital Humanities) – MA seminar

MA Tutorials

ENGL 305F (Allegory) – MA level
ENGL 305H (Classical Literature in Translation) -MA level
ENGL 305I (Literature in/of the Mediterranean) – MA level
ENGL 305J (Modeling in the Digital Humanities) – MA level
ENGL 305K (Spatiality and Literature) – MA level