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
- Course Substitution Form: Please email Adrian S. Wisnicki.
- Also see the page and form for the Concentration (English Majors only)
Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate
- **Main Page**
- Program Summary
- Application Checklist
- Graduate Catalogue Overview
- Course Substitution Form
Associated Departments and Units
Upcoming Courses Top ⤴
- Computational Creativity (ARTP 270, eight-week session, May 16 to July 8) – Elizabeth Ingraham
- Being Human in the Digital Age (ENGL/HIST 277, MWF 9:30-10:20) – Adrian Wisnicki
- Digital Heritage Tools (ANTH 3/886, TR 2:00-3:15) – Heather Richards-Rissetto
- Digital Anthropologies (ANTH 416/816, T/R 9:30-10:45) – Carolyn Heitman
- Archives and Editions (ENGL 478/878, TR 9:30-10:45) – Ken Price
- Reading Ancient Greek in the Digital Age (GREK, Days/TR 2:00-3:15) – Vanessa B. Gorman
- Being Human in the Digital Age (ENGL/HIST 277, TR 11:00-12:15) – Adrian Wisnicki
- Introduction to Digital Humanities (ENGL/HIST 278, Days/Times TBS) – Ashlyn Stewart
- 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.
2021-22: Kim Gallon (Purdue University; Johns Hopkins University Medical School), the Uncommon DH Critic for the 2021-2022 academic year, joined the UNL community for a series of virtual events on March 31 and April 8, 2022.
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 ⤴
- Nebraska Forum on Digital Humanities
- Also contact the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) for other relevant initiatives