The Digital Humanities Program at Nebraska

The Digital Humanities Program: A Brief Overview    Top ⤴

Digital humanities is an interdisciplinary field that uses cutting-edge technology, advanced computing, and public engagement (especially via social media) to investigate questions in the humanities and to intervene in contemporary culture. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of the nation's leaders in digital humanities scholarship and teaching.

The university offers an array of exciting digital humanities courses taught by a set of distinguished faculty. Undergraduate students can pursue a digital humanities minor, while graduate students can received a digital humanities graduate certificate. Numerous related opportunities and events in the digital humanities support these curricular opportunities.

This page serves as a gateway for students working in the digital humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The page provides relevant links for undergraduate and graduate students; lists associated departments and units; enumerates upcoming courses; and points to relevant initiatives and events. Further questions should be directed to the Interim Digital Humanities Program Coordinator Adrian S. Wisnicki.

Relevant Links for Students    Top ⤴

Digital Humanities Undergraduate Minor

Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate

Associated Departments and Units

Upcoming Courses    Top ⤴

Graduate Courses

To learn about upcoming graduate courses, please visit the Upcoming Graduate Courses section on the main page for the Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate.

Undergraduate Courses

Fall 2021

  • The Culture of Surveillance (ENGL 189H, MWF 9:30-10:20) – Adrian Wisnicki
  • Being Human in the Digital Age: AI in Literature and Culture (ENGL/HIST 277, MWF 10:30-11:20) – Adrian Wisnicki
  • Being Human in the Digital Age (HIST/ENGL 277, MWF 1:30 - 2:20) – Sean Trundle
  • Digital Literary Analysis (ENGL 279, TR 12:30-1:45) – Steve Ramsay [can be audited by graduate students]
  • Geovisualization (GEOG 425/825) – Robert Shepard
  • Archives and Editions (ENGL 478/878, MWF 11:30-12:20) – Ken Price

Spring 2022

  • Introduction to Digital Humanities (ENGL 278, MWF 1:30-2:20) – Instructor TBD
  • Digital Literary Analysis (ENGL 279, TR 12:30-1:45) – Steve Ramsay [can be audited by graduate students]
  • Digital America (HIST 305, TR 3:30-4:45) – Sean Trundle
  • Digital Heritage Tools (ANTH 3/886, times TBD) – Heather Richards-Rissetto
  • Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities (ENGL 477/877, TR 9:30-10:45) – Adrian Wisnicki

To learn more about the individual courses listed above, including specific content and schedules, please contact the faculty members teaching them.

The Uncommon DH Critic Series    Top ⤴

The Uncommon DH Critic series is a new initiative led by Adrian S. Wisnicki. The series brings one distinguished digital humanities critic to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus per year. The critic is selected by a vote of the university's DH community. While on campus the critic delivers a formal public lecture, while also having the chance to meet with a variety of DH faculty, staff, and students in various informal settings.

2020-21: Lauren Klein (Emory University), the Uncommon DH Critic for the 2020-2021 academic year, joined the UNL community for a series of virtual events on March 18 and 25, 2021. Please feel free to watch the video of her public lecture with an introduction from Adrian S. Wisnicki.

2019-20: Miriam Posner (University of California, Los Angeles), the Uncommon DH Critic for the 2019-2020 academic year, visited campus on January 23-31, 2020. Please feel free to watch the video her public lecture with an introduction from Adrian S. Wisnicki.

2018-19: Roopika Risam (Salem State University), the inaugural Uncommon DH Critic, visited campus on October 23-25, 2019. Please feel free to watch the video of her public lecture with an introduction from Adrian S. Wisnicki.

Relevant Initiatives and Event Calendars    Top ⤴

Initiatives

Event Calendars

Canvas Mailing List    Top ⤴

All communication with students pursuing the Digital Humanities undergraduate minor or graduate certificate is managed through a special module in Canvas. To be added to this module, please contact the Interim Digital Humanities Program Coordinator Adrian S. Wisnicki.