SMU Libraries premieres the Digital Humanities Research Institute.
Digital humanities (DH) uses computational methods and tools to address humanities questions.What is a good way of getting started in the digital humanities? Bootcamps! DHRI@SMU offers intensive training in digital tools and skills.We will give equal focus to the digital and the humanities, while emphasizing the collaborative, interdisciplinary nature of DH projects.
Our curriculum includes:
- defining digital humanities
- considering what data means for the humanities
- learning programming languages, such as git/GitHub and the R
- discussing collaborative practices and project management
- working with some data sets.