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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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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 25, 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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Humanities Data Science Summer Institute

The Interdisciplinary Minor in Data Science at UW is organizing a “Humanities Data Science Summer Institute,” which will pair undergraduate and graduate students with UW faculty or staff who are engaged in humanities data science research during term A of Summer 2023 (June 20–July 19, 2023). Please see below for individual calls for applications from […]

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Sarah Faulkner Hosts Book Talk

If you recall our post in August 2022 about Recent Publications by Textual Studies Students & Alumni, TXTDS graduate certificate alum Sarah Faulkner (English PhD, 2020) was invited to write the introduction to Flame Tree Publishing’s Collector’s Edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus in 2020. In her introduction, Faulkner highlights the historical and literary […]

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