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Textual Studies at UW

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.

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Minor in Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

A new Interdisciplinary Minor for UW students interested in editing, publishing, preservation, libraries and archives. Learn to work with archival materials in Special Collections and discover techniques for building digital editions and textual databases.

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Students enrolled in any MA or PhD program at the UW can complete a 16-credit Graduate Certificate in Textual and Digital Studies.

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Discover core and elective courses in the TXTDS curriculum and affiliated programs.

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Collage of multiple photos representing different disciplines with text: Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 19, 2023

Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

Submissions are now being accepted for the Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023.  To present your work at this event, you must submit an application by Friday, February 12, 2023. The application and information about the Symposium may be found on the Undergraduate Research Program’s Symposium Page. The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate […]

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Call for Student Journal Editorial Roles

Process, a journal for undergraduate research and creative writing run by graduate students, is looking for new Editorial Board members. Please see below for their calls for board members, managing editor, and co-editor-in-chief. Board Members Process: Journal of Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Scholarship is excited to announce we are seeking new editorial board members to support our […]

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Hannah Frydman wins the Larry Schehr Memorial Award

Crossposted from French & Italian Studies. At the end of last quarter, Assistant Professor of French Hannah Frydman won the Larry Schehr Memorial Award for the best essay at the Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium by an untenured PhD within the first six years since receiving the degree for her essay, “Confidences épistolaires de la Vénus publique’: Le Figaro’s Petite Correspondance and the […]

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January Opportunities

This post will be expanded as new opportunities are found. First published December 28, 2022. Latest revision January 18, 2023. Sources: Bibliographic Society of America newsletter, Penn Workshop in the History of Material Texts listserv, Twitter, TXTDS-affiliated faculty. Events Calls for Proposals Funding & Awards Jobs, Fellowships & Internships

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Non-Anglophone Humanities Data Science Assistant Professor Position

The University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences is continuing to build its interdisciplinary Humanities Data Science program with a new Assistant Professor position to be housed in one of the division’s departments (Asian Languages & Literature, French & Italian Studies, German Studies, Linguistics, Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures, Scandinavian Studies, Slavic Languages & […]

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TXTDS-Affiliated Faculty Receive Course Development Funding

First published Friday, December 16, 2022. Edited Tuesday, December 20 to reflect change to ITAL 262 offer quarter. The UW Translation Studies Hub has made their 2022-2023 academic year goal to increase translation literacy across the course offerings at the university, making translation literacy a priority in the undergraduate curriculum. Two French & Italian Studies […]

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