15 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: HST6073, HST6078, HST61013, HST61017

Aims/Description: This course explores the intersection between the study of the Middle Ages and the fast-growing field of Digital Humanities. As well as discussing critical and theoretical perspectives, the course gives you practical experience in what has been called the world┐s biggest Digital Humanities project, Wikipedia, whose pages on medieval historical topics are read by many thousands of people every day, and which is at the heart of contemporary debates about the medieval.

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK