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Brown Bag: “A Quick introduction to Digital Humanities in Area Studies: the Case of African Studies”

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Center for African Studies
Location
101 ISB; 910 S. Fifth St.; Champaign
Date
Oct 31, 2018   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Laila Hussein Moustafa, International and Area Studies Library, UIUC and Daniel Tracy, Social Science, Health, & Education Library, UIUC
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Contact
Terri Gitler
E-Mail
tgitler@illinois.edu
Phone
217-265-5016
Originating Calendar
African studies - Outreach Calendar

The phrase "digital humanities" signals many different kinds of scholarly activity. This talk will introduce how this term has been used, some of its genealogies, and the kinds of research and teaching projects it tends to encompass. Following the initial discussion, we'll look at examples of digital humanities projects about or produced in the African Studies.

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