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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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March Opportunities

This post will be expanded as new opportunities are found. First published February 28, 2023, latest revision March 8, 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, Internships & Fellowships

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Student Spotlight: Alex Seo & TXTDS Minor Capstone

This guest post is written by Linguistics and TXTDS student¬†Alex Seo, who recently completed the Textual Studies and Digital Humanities (TXTDS) minor Capstone project. Images courtesy of Assistant Book Arts Librarian Kat Lewis. Introduction I am a Linguistics major with a minor in Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, and a minor in Data Science. I […]

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