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News - 2013 - 21st Century Humanities at MIT - Gallery of Digital Humanities

The work going on in digital humanities and new media is one expression of the innovation that characterizes the Humanities more broadly. Using...

Historian Juliette Levy

News - 2019 - Digital History in the Classroom - Juliette Levy

"Weekly podcasts, a virtual reality experience involving Che Guevara, and a learning game with zombies are among the digital platforms a history...

Spotlight - 2013 - 21st Century Humanities at MIT - Digital Humanities

The Innovative Humanities The Humanities comprises fields of study characterized, like Science, by ongoing experimentation and innovation. What...

News - 2019 - MIT History launches series on digital humanities

“This seminar series is part of our ongoing exploration of computational methods and digital media for research and teaching in the history field....

News 2013 - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics honors David Mindell for Digital Apollo

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has named MIT historian David A. Mindell the winner of its Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History...

News - 2013 - Humanities - Class on digital humanities premieres with tech-savvy approach

First offered in the Spring 2013 term, and taught by Professor James Paradis and Principal Research Associate Kurt Fendt, both of Comparative Media...

Spotlight - 2013 - AIAA honors David Mindell for Digital Apollo

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named MIT historian David A. Mindell the winner of its Gardner-Lasser Aerospace...

News - 2019 - Three Presentations - Digital History Seminar Series

“This seminar series is part of our ongoing exploration of computational methods and digital media for research and teaching in the history field,"...

Spotlight - 2013- Humanities - class on digital humanities premieres with tech-savvy approaches

"Because this class took place at MIT, many students were adept at computer programming, so they were able not only to conceptualize what kinds of...

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Innovation in Education - Gallery of Innovations

                  The SHASS academic areas steadily innovate new educational methods. On this page you will find a gallery of representative...

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News - 2019 - MIT Programs in Digital Humanities launched with 1.3M grant

New lab applies computational tools to humanistic research — and builds a community fluent in both languages. 

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News - 2017 - Shigeru Miyagawa on digital learning

“ODL is actively reaching out to faculty across MIT to help them leverage digital learning to improve teaching and learning, and I am glad to be...

Historian William J. Turkel

News - 2019 - Computation and the practice of 21st-century history

In a talk at MIT, Professor William J. Turkel, PhD'04, described the techniques and tools he uses in his study of global21st-century history.

News - 2013 - Humanities - Annotation Studio empowers readers and writers

Annotation Studio, a digital humanities project developed by HyperStudio, promises to improve upon traditional techniques for entering marginalia and...

Academics - Graduate - Fellowships/Associates in the Digital Humanities

The MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) announce two Postdoctoral Fellowships/Associates in the Digital Humanities One...

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Video - 2010 - Humanities in the Digital Age

Three distinguished scholars engage in sustained conversation about the value, nature, and mission of the humanities disciplines in the digital age. ...

Multimedia - Video - 2019 - Nick Montfort - Digital Poetry

Professor Nick Montfort describes his work in digital poetry.

Spotlight - 2013 - Phantasmal Media by D. Fox Harrell

In his book Phantasmal Media: An Approach to Imagination, Computation, and Expression, MIT Associate Professor of Digital Media D. Fox Harrell argues...

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Video - 2010 - Numbers, Words, and Colors

Tools developed by Martin Wattenberg and his associate Fernanda Viégas, have changed the way people look at and use visualizations, by empowering and...

News - 2016 - MIT students produce 2nd annual INSPIRE event - research competition for humanities, arts, social sciences

Founded and organized by MIT undergraduates, INSPIRE is the first ever national high school research competition in the humanities, arts, and social...

News - 2014 - Bringing Science and Humanities Together - Promise and Perils

"What does it mean to converge science and humanities? why do we want to do this? and what would it take to succeed? Here I will sketch out the...

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