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Current and Future Courses
New York University Abu Dhabi
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. (See this video about the course context).
An examination of quantitative computer-based methods for analyzing texts of the human record. It also offers a glimpse into possible futures of reading.
A broad examination of concepts important in today’s society (computational thinking, digital identity, text as data, patterns, algorithms, geolocation).
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.
An exploration in theory and in practice of what makes a digital object, including building web-based exhibits, accessing and reusing open cultural content as well as learning to create one’s own.
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 Studies (summer 2020).
European Summer University in Digital Humanities “Culture and Technology,” Leipzig University, Germany
From Text to Map: Modeling Historical Humanities Data in Mapping Environments (summer 2016) – 30 hours
Digital Humanities Institute Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
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)
ENGL 306G (Medieval Dream Vision) – MA seminar
ENGL 306K/346K (Introduction to Digital Humanities) – MA seminar
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