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DH and SHS courses and programs at UNIL

This pages lists University of Lausanne (UNIL) course offerings in the fields of digital humanities (DH) and social and human sciences (SHS).

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Study plans – 2020/2021

MA in Digital Humanities, common program ‘Digital Culture, Societies and Humanities’ (fall)

MA in Digital Humanities, common program ‘Digital Culture, Societies and Humanities’ (spring)

Courses – 2020/2021

Discourses of Digital Communication: public, political and media issues (Marcel Burger)

After photography? Photographic practices in the digital era (Nathalie Dietschy)

Contemporary art and digital cultures (Nathalie Dietschy)

Creative research & History of the Performing Arts (Estelle Doudet)

Databases (Davide Picca)

2D game development (Isaac Pante)

Internet: social and political issues (Boris Beaude)

Digital Humanities and Enlightenment : Encyclopédie – research and edition (Alain Cernuschi)

Document engineering (Michael Piotrowski)

Introduction to data analysis in the Humanities (François Bavaud / Aris Xanthos)

Introduction to the epistemology of the digital (Nicolas Baya Laffite / Borus Beaude)

Introduction to digital studies (Claus Gunti)

Introduction to computational thinking (Michael Piotrowski)

Introduction to programming (in Python) (Alexandre Métrailler)

Digital humanities – origins, definitions, developments (Michael Piotrowski)

Greek Literature and Digital Humanities. Greek Tragedy at the digital turn. The example of Sophocles’ Aias (David Bouvier / Matteo Romanello)

Media and collective dynamics (Sélim Ben Amor/ Laurence Kaufmann/ Joan Stavo-Debauge)

Quantitative methods I (François Bavaud, Raphaël Ceré, Guillaume Guex)

Quantitative methods II (François Bavaud / Raphaël Ceré / Guillaume Guex)

Internet programming I – Javascript (Loïc Cattani)

Internet programming II – Meteor.js (Isaac Pante)

Theories of culture and medias (Emilie Martini /Joan Stavo-Debauge /Olivier Voirol)

Zola re-writer ? Genetic and e-publishing of “Les Mystères de Marseille” (Rudolf Mahrer /Joël Zufferey)