Digital Humanities

Integrating computer technologies with humanities research. Using computational tools to retrieve, analyze, and visually represent data. Exploring multimodal ways of communicating and circulating scholarship. Building online archives. Teaching and learning in new formats. Exploring the historical, social, aesthetic, and cross-cultural implications of digital cultures. The Simpson Center supports the rapidly growing field of digital humanities through a broad range of programming.

Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships

This annual program supports faculty and doctoral students pursuing research projects that use digital technologies in innovative and intensive ways and explore their implications from multiple points of view. 

Digital Humanities Summer Institute (Partnership)

A multi-year partnership with a renowned institute at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, supports faculty and doctoral students through week-long courses.

Digital Humanities Projects

The Simpson Center has supported major digital projects over the past decade. They include web-based archives of important historical material, digital editions of canonical English literature, and an interactive digital supplement to a print book.


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