"Digital humanities has a very broad definition, but the faculty and other students have exposed me to its potential to create social impact that could benefit marginalized groups." -- MA in Public History.
Meet our current students in the DH Graduate Certificate.
The digital humanities community at NC State works on next-generation digital research and teaching practices, extending humanities scholarship into new domains of critical discovery and public outreach. We pursue interdisciplinary partnerships across the university and collaborate with international scholars and institutes. Embodying NC State’s commitment to “Think and Do,” our researchers and students innovate through award-winning scholarship in digital media studies, cultural heritage visualization, virtual modeling, data and image analytics, gaming research, physical computing and critical making.
Whether by breaking ground in visualization at the world-class facilities at NCSU Libraries, creating partnerships across departments or collaborating on digital projects across the Research Triangle, NC State offers a variety of opportunities to explore the digital humanities, including:
- Visual Narrative interdisciplinary research cluster including the Colleges of Humanities and Social Science, Design and Engineering
- Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities
- Graduate programs such as Public History; Communications, Rhetoric and Digital Media; and Technical Communication
- Triangle Digital Humanities Network among NC State, UNC and Duke University
Digital Humanities News More Stories
NC State announces advisory board for digital humanities
NC State is delighted to welcome a distinguished advisory board to assist with the development of its digital humanities initiatives and programs. Members of the Advisory Committee have agreed to […]
Mapping Early Syrian Immigrants in New York
Syrians have been immigrating to the United States since the 1880s. Using historical census data and open source mapping technology, NC State public history graduate students are researching the communities Syrians formed after landing in America.
NC State graduates first class of digital humanities certificate students
NC State is very proud of its first graduate students to earn the Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities: Nupoor Jalindre, Masters of Science in Technical Communication (2017)The DH Certification gave […]
MALS Student Curates Pop-up Exhibit on Letters from African-American Leaders
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies candidate Carl Wilkins brought key moments in African-American history to life during a pop-up exhibit he recently presented on campus. His curated show, “In the Writing: Personal Letters of African-American Leaders from the Mark E. Mitchell Collection," featured letters from the renowned Mark E. Mitchell Collection of African American History, including correspondence from Malcolm X to Alex Haley, Frederick Douglass to Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce and George Washington Carver to Henry Ford.
Recent DH Projects at NC State See More
Virtual Paul’s Cross Project
The Virtual Paul’s Cross Project enables us to experience the delivery of John Donne’s sermon for Gunpowder Day, November 5, 1622 as an event that unfolds over time on a particular occasion in Paul’s Churchyard, the specific physical location for which it was composed.
The Virtual Martin Luther King project is a multi-phase project of North Carolina State University's Communication department, led by Dr. Victoria Gallagher. The first phase began with a public performance and follow-up studio recording of the text of the speech by MLK voice actor Mr. Marvin Blanks.
NC HB2: A Citizens' History
Citizens can share and document their experiences with North Carolina’s House Bill 2 through a new digital archive created by an NC State University historian. The website, NC HB2: A Citizens’ History, allows users to submit and browse stories, videos, images and documents related to the bill.