Textual Studies Program

Textual and Digital Studies at UW

New Interdisciplinary Minor in Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

New in Spring 2022! Interdisciplinary study of the history, present and future of texts, from scrolls, manuscripts and printed books to archival documents, digital texts and textual data. Explore how texts have been written, published, read, circulated and archived from antiquity to today. Hands on work with historical texts, archival sources, and artists’ books, as well as with methods for editing, digitizing, exhibiting, and publishing texts, and for building and analyzing text-oriented databases and archives. The minor will be of interest to undergraduates thinking about in studies or careers in editing and publishing, libraries, archives, and cultural institutions, and in contexts that involve working with cultural and literary texts in digital environments.

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Graduate Certificate in Textual Studies

Students enrolled in any MA or PhD program at UW can complete a Graduate Certificate in Textual and Digital Studies. For information about certificate requirements, courses, and how to sign up, click here. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Geoffrey Turnovsky at gt2@uw.edu or Jeffrey Todd Knight at jtknight@uw.edu.