Textual Studies Program

New: Textual and Digital Studies at UW

A new, more flexible credential emphasizing links between textual studies, students’ home disciplines, and the digital humanities. 

Beginning in 2016-17, 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.

 


2019-20 Material Texts Colloquium

October 24, 2019: Christopher Miller (Yale University) on literary hoaxes and cultural authenticity, 4:30pm in Allen Auditorium, Allen Library. Cosponsored by African Studies and French and Italian Studies.

October 29, 2019: Sean Winslow (University of Graz) on early bookmaking in Ethiopia, 3:30pm in Communications 202. Part of the Horn of Africa Series. Cosponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities.

January 8, 2020: Geraldine Heng (University of Texas) on early global literature, 4:30pm in Smith Room, Suzzallo Library.

February 7, 2020: Arthur Bahr (MIT) on letterforms and scribal labor, 3:30pm in Communications 202.

February 28: Mark Olsen (University of Chicago) on big data and textual reuse, 3:30pm in Communications 202. Cosponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, UW Libraries, and French and Italian Studies.

March 5, 2020: Rafael Climent-Espino (Baylor University) on non-codex books, 3:30pm in Communications 202. Cosponsored by Spanish and Portuguese Studies.

May 5, 2020: Venkat Mani (University of Wisconsin) on hyperlinked readings in the time of refugees, 3:30pm in Communications 202. Cosponsored by Germanics.