SMU Libraries’ 2nd Annual Digital Humanities Research Institute

Join DHRI@SMU, August 10-13, 2020. Apply now, applications are due July 31

Digital humanities (DH) answers humanities questions with computational methods. DHRI@SMU offers intensive training in DH tools and skills. We focus both the digital and the humanities. We also explore the collaborative, interdisciplinary nature of DH work.

Though circumstances are uncertain, we remain committed to offering this summer’s DHRI@SMU. If you are interested gaining new digital research skills, please put in an application. We will update you once we know if this year’s DHRI will be in person or online.


Our curriculum includes:

  • Introductions to the logistics of DHRI and Digital Humanities
  • Collecting and analyzing data with Python
  • Exposure to command line programming and version control
  • Discussion on how to use computational tools to approach questions in the humanities
  • Data in the Humanities