A Digital Boot Camp for Grad Students in the Humanities

A Digital Boot Camp for Grad Students in the Humanities 1

Chad Hagen for The Chronicle

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Chad Hagen for The Chronicle

From any angle, it's easy to see: This is no ordinary humanities seminar.

Our graduate students' first task was not to consult a pre-made syllabus, but to draft their own charter—a document to guide our working relationships and govern the ways the scholarship we'd produce together should move outward, into the wider world. Two semesters later, they won't hand in typical papers or jotted bluebooks, nor will their final tasks feel imbued with finality at all. A budding