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Digital Humanities at Northwestern
Along with Northwestern University Libraries, a number of groups on campus collaborate on digital humanities projects with NU faculty and students. Additionally, there are reading groups, workshops, and other initiatives that make up the DH community at NU.
Support + Collaboration
- Media and Design Studio
A unit in Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences that provides faculty and students access to tools, resources and expertise to advance new and critical modes of learning and teaching.
- Northwestern IT
A unit that supports faculty in their primary roles as instructors and researchers, providing access to educational technologies and various multimedia resources.
Events + Opportunities
- Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
An institute that promotes expansive, interdisciplinary discussion and debate and cultivates ideas that transform into cutting-edge research and dynamic courses.
- Chabraja Center for Historical Studies
Promotes broad scholarly engagement with historical materials and hosts lectures, colloquia, and other campus events, as well as funding for graduate students working on digital projects.
Centers + Initiatives
- Center for Latinx Digital Media
Creating knowledge about digital media in Latinx and Latin American communities across the Americas. We conduct research, teach classes, and organize events to bring together students, scholars, and practitioners from an interdisciplinary perspective.
- Knight Lab
A community of designers, developers, students, and educators working on experiments designed to push journalism into new spaces.
- TREE Lab
The TREE (Technology, Race, Ethics, and Equity in Education) Lab within the School of Education and Social Policy is an NSF-funded initiative that brings together NU undergraduate students with youth and community members to jointly investigate ethical, social, and racialized dimensions of new technologies.
Learning + Workshops
- Graduate Pedagogy Workshop
A year-long, collaborative learning experience dedicated to supporting graduate students in the development of digital humanities skills and pedagogical practices.
- Summer Faculty Workshop
Brings together faculty, librarians, and technologists for a two-week intensive, critical, and collaborative experience in developing digital humanities pedagogy and research projects with meaningful roles for students.
English & Digital Humanities Librarian