NEAR E 296 B / 596 B: Special Studies In Near Eastern Languages And Civilization

Welcome to 'An Introduction to Digital Humanities', a survey course intended to introduce you to concepts, methodologies and ongoing projects in this relatively new field. No previous knowledge/prerequisites are necessary. We'll be exploring selected textual material through the lens of digital technologies, learning how we can use freely-available open source tools to explore and display content, images and maps.

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"Americans! Share the Meat"

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propaganda poster about the WWII Share the Meat campaign

Food Aid from America

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Photograph of British school children receiving bacon and eggs through the US Lend-Lease Act

Team Photo

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Photo shows the three team members on white background.

Our Food is Fighting Poster

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World War Two Office of War information poster

Ana's Work Logs

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compilation of work logs completed over the duration of the course by Ana Alexandros

Data Visualization

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Data Visualization of 1946 menus' locations and prices.

Ana Alexandros

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Photograph for bio for Ana Alexandros

Hayley Crew

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Photograph for bio for Hayley Crew

Westbound Train Crossing over Sunset Falls

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Westward train above Sunset Falls, east of Index WA

Word Cloud

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Word Cloud of Emma B. Andrews's Journal, volume one.