Professor Deena Engel
Department of Computer Science, Courant Institute
251 Mercer Street, Room 422
New York, New York 10012 - Tel.: 212-998-3131
Email: deena . AT . cs.nyu.edu
CSCI-UA.380-2 Computing in the Humanities and the Arts
Class time: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30PM — 1:45PM CIWW Room 317
Office hours: Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:00 AM; Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 PM; and by appointment
T.A. Office hours: Wednesdays 10:30 -12:30 in the West 4th Street Lab; and by email to email@example.com
Exam dates: Midterm Exam: Wednesday 10/15/2014 and Final Exam: TBD
Our course on Computing in the Humanities & the Artswill cover topics on the impact of digitization and digital methods in the study, creation, and delivery of works in the visual arts, literature, music, and history. Guest Speakers from related departments at New York University and cultural institutions in New York City will address the class on their own work in these exciting and new approaches to their fields. Computing topics will include programming in python as well as topics in advanced web design, multi-media, GIS and related studies. Throughout the semester, students will be encouraged to explore specific content areas of the Humanities and the Arts that are of interest to them.
- Computing pre-requisites:
- CSCI-UA.2 (Introduction to Programming in Python or equivalent)
- CSCI-UA.4 (Introduction to Web Design or equivalent): This pre-requisite may be waived for Computer Science majors.
- Please contact the instructor if you have any questions about the computer science pre-requisites.
- There are no pre-requisites in the Humanities or in the Arts.
This course counts towards the CS Minor in Web Programming and Applications.