May 19, 2022

Article: “Digital Humanities on the Rise at Stanford”

From The Stanford Daily:

Over the last decade, the University has seen a soaring interest in what is often referred to as the “Digital Humanities,” a term that has become more and more a part of the University’s lexicon.

The Digital Humanities, as the University defines them, are a “collection of practices and approaches combining computational methods with humanistic inquiry.” Though the University’s involvement in the Digital Humanities goes back to the mid-to-late 20th century with the creation of programs like the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), the University seems to be experiencing a resurgence of faculty and student interest in fusing the age-old humanities with new technologies.

Among the University’s contemporary and up-and-coming forays into the Digital Humanities are the Stanford Literary Lab, which was founded in 2010; CS + X joint majors that allows student to integrate the humanities and computer science; and plans to launch a Digital Humanities minor next fall.

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