Digital Humanities: Literary and Rhetorical Studies

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Are you interested in Digital Humanities? Check out the resources below: current trends, resources at TCU, resources beyond TCU, DH projects, and valuable tools.

Current Trends

To read more in-depth about the trends listed below, check out Debates in the Digital HumanitiesDigital Humanities: A Reader, and the #digitalhumanities/#dh hashtags on Twitter.

  • Pros & Cons of a de-centered DH
  • Practice vs. Theory
  • Builders & Coders
  • Methodologies: macroanalysis vs. close reading; mapping/GIS; meta-analysis of DH trends, projects, and/or practitioners
  • Lack of Diversity: gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, geography (beyond US), disciplinary, medium (objects of study beyond text), and audience (beyond the academy)
  • Access (Disability Studies)
  • Open Access Movement
  • Academic Publishing and Tenure/Promotion Reform

Resources at TCU

Centers / Institutes


  • Dr. Curt Rode, Associate Director of CDEx, English
  • Dr. Jason Helms, Director of CDEx, English
  • Dr. Brad Lucas, English
  • Dr. Max Krochmal, History
  • Ammie Harrison, Library
  • Joanna Schmidt, Koehler Center
  • Graduate students: Nicholas Alexander Brown, Whitney Lew James, Kayla A. Sparks, Sean McCullough, Jongkeyong Kim, and Sofia Huggins

Resources beyond TCU

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH)
  • Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO)
  • HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) (free to join)


  • Texas Digital Humanities Consortium (TXDHC) – on hiatus (6/2019)

Conferences / Workshops

DH Centers / Institutions

DH Journals


Free DH textbooks / edited collections

DH textbooks / edited collections

  • Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities (2014)
  • Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader (2013)
  • Digital Humanities: Pedagogy: Practices, Principles, and Politics (2012)
  • The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age (2010)

Websites / Blogs

Valuable Tools

DH Projects: Guidelines

DH Projects: Small Scale

DH Projects: Large Scale