HumaniTech® is a link--both hands-on and
intellectual--that connects Humanities faculty and graduate students
with the discussion, incorporation, and facilitation of technology
in teaching and research.
goals are to encourage discussion, exploration, and implementation
of technology in teaching and research through workshops, discussions,
and colloquia. We build connections
across disciplines through a critical exploration of the interplay
between Humanities research and technology. The collaborative efforts
of Humanities scholars and computer programmers has led to cutting-edge
resources such as digital archives, interactive mapping systems,
new technologies in language instruction, cultural studies-- with
the potential to redefine the future of Humanities research.
“We see that
not only do technology and the humanities mix, but, in the
present digital culture, one may not be able
to survive without the other.”
The primary functions of HumaniTech®
promote and support technology
in teaching and research for Humanities faculty through
workshops and consultations.
of lecture series on "Humanities and Technology,"
with focus on issues such as multiple literacies and being
human in a digital age.
Sponsorship of colloquia on the
application of new technologies to course instruction.
Research, collection, and dissemination
of information on intellectual property rights on the Internet.
Liason with the Humanities bibliographers
in the School's and library's efforts to support technologically-based
instruction and research.
Liaison with the various technological
arms of UCI, such as NACS (Network and Academic Computing
Services), the Instructional Resource Center, and EEE (Electronic