October 22, 2014

U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Begins Offering Certificate in Digital Humanities

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From The Daily Tar Heel:

After more than a year of collaboration and development, several UNC departments have introduced the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative — a program that could potentially change the way students study the humanities.

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CDHI will offer a graduate certificate program in digital humanities, which will give students a way to study the intersection of humanities and online information-sharing.[Clip]

As of this fall, UNC is one of the first universities to implement a graduate certificate program in digital humanities — thanks in part to a $1.39 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in June 2012.

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UNC’s Digital Innovation Lab — created in 2011 by the College of Arts and Sciences — is partnering with CDHI to expand the presence of digital humanities on campus and to minimize barriers to access.

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