Philology goes digital (2nd ed.)

The major goal of this course is to instruct students in discovering the potentials of philology and textual criticism in the digital age. Quantitative approaches to both scholarly editing and text analysis will be presented. Practical exercises will also be offered!

Attendance and Credentials

Attendance Certificate


Arts and Humanities

Training hours




Course Mode





4 weeks



Course Status


Enrollments Start

Sep 1, 2019

Course Opens

Sep 16, 2019

Tutoring Starts

Sep 16, 2019

Tutoring Stops

Oct 8, 2019

Soft Tutoring

Oct 9, 2019

Course Closed

Dec 31, 2019
to know digital Scholarly Editing; TEI-XML encoding; methods and tools for distant as well as close reading.
Personal motivation is the only requirement.

Driscoll, Matthew J. e Elena Pierazzo (a cura di) 2016. Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories and Practices. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers.

Moretti, Franco 2013. Distant Reading. London-New York: Verso.

Nythan, Julianne e Andrew Flinn (a cura di) 2016. Computation and the Humanities: Towards an Oral History of Digital Humanities. Cham, Svizzera: Springer International Publishing AG.

Pierazzo, Elena 2015. Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories, Models and Methods. Farnham: Ashgate. 

Schreibman, Susan, Ray Siemens e John Unsworth (a cura di) 2016. A New Companion to Digital Humanities. Hoboken, New Jersey: Blackwell Pub.

Spence, Sarah (a cura di) 2017. The Digital Middle Ages: A Speculum Supplement [Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, vol. 92, n. 4]. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Il corso è articolato in 4 Sections che comprendono video-lezioni, forum di discussione e verifiche graduali dell’apprendimento.
You can earn Attendance Certificate and Open badge by completing all the included video-lessons and the final tests of each section, answering correctly to minimum 70% of questions.