Digital Public Humanities is a graduate-level course taught by Jim McGrath at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage (Brown University) in the Fall of 2017. A previous version of this course was taught by Jim in the Spring of 2016.

A pdf of the course syllabus and schedule can be found here.

A major element of this course is a semester-long collaboration with the Providence Public Library Special Collections Department.

If you’re enrolled in the course, everything you need should be on this site! Please remember to check your Brown University email account and the course Slack site for regular updates.

If you’re not in the course, I’m happy to answer questions you might have about it! You can email me at james_mcgrath@brown.edu or get in touch via Twitter (@JimMc_Grath).

Course Collaborators

Angela DiVeglia, Jordan Goffin, Janaya Kizzie, and Kate Wells, Providence Public Library Special Collections Department

Patrick Rashleigh, Brown University Library Center for Digital Scholarship

Citation for this course

Citation for this course

McGrath, Jim. Digital Public Humanities. Fall 2017. John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage (Department of American Studies), Brown University. Providence, RI. Web. [Access Date].

Digital Public Humanities Fall 2017 Syllabus by Jim McGrath is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Student work is intellectual property of students and should be treated as such and properly attributed.

PDF backups / remediations of course descriptions and syllabi available on Humanities Commons.

Citation for site banner image

“Page 73, Benefit Street”, VM011_03_01_073, John Hutchins Cady Research Scrapbooks Collection , Providence Public Library, Providence, RI. (link)