"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
Willard McCarty joins NC State DH community
Willard McCarty has been named Adjunct Professor in the Digital Humanities at NC State. McCarty is Professor of Humanities Computing at King's College, London. He is editor of the journal […]
Data Curation and Visualization Workshop
Come learn how to curate and visualize data sets with Prospect! This workshop will introduce researchers to the web-based software developed at UNC's Digital Innovation Lab.
Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston's Septima P. Clark
A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.
Victorian STEAM: Exploring How the Arts Relate to STEM Fields
The importance of the arts to STEM fields will be a main theme of a Victorian Institute Conference coming to NC State Oct. 14-15. Victorian STEAM (the “A” stands for “arts”) is designed to celebrate and promote interdisciplinary study, underline the importance of the humanities and propose how Victorian studies can help innovate work in present times. It’s the first time NC State has hosted the conference.
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.