Working with Humanities Data | Humanities & Social Sciences

Working with Humanities Data

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Multi. Disc.


COL100 or equivalent.

Course Objective

The course would introduce humanities and social science research scholars to specialized methods of acquiring, analyzing and visualizing humanities data. It will help them conceptualize data oriented thinking as a viable research method as well as adopt an informed, critical approach to an increasingly digitalized world.


Course Content

Students will be introduced to specialized packages and techniques for working with humanities data in both structured and unstructured forms. The course will also introduce students to standalone digital humanities tools like Voyant, Gephi and Palladio. The lectures will introduce debates on shapes that data centred humanities research can take through a study of leading projects in the field. Students will also learn about the concepts of creative commons and fair use.

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