Each student must bring a computer (Mac, Linux, or Windows) to each seminar session. (I recommend a laptop, but more power to you if want to haul a workstation and multiple monitors to class every week!) It is important that you use the same computer throughout the course, as we
Practicum: Installapalooza Description: This session will be devoted to introducing the course structure and requirements and to getting a complete development environment setup on each person’s computer. We will also discuss a few concepts not covered during the course due to time constraints but with which you should be familiar.
Practicum: Textual Markup Description: This session will be devoted to discussion of the history of humanities computing and the birth and evolution of Digital Humanities as its own field of study. Textual markup using TEI will also be introduced.
There will be no class meeting on October 13. Use the time to complete your text markup and to work on your in-class presentation.
Practicum: Unix/Linux Command Line and Git basics Description:This predominantly practical session will be devoted to the basics of working with the Unix/Linux command-line and the Git version control repository.