University of Florida
Department of Classics




Eleni Bozia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Classics
137 Dauer Hall
University of Florida
POBox 117435
Gainesville, FL 32611

Tel: (352) 392-2075
Fax: (352) 846-0297
E-Mail: bozia [@]

DIG 6931C (1G93) -- DIG 4905 (1966): Digital Tools for the Arts and Humanities

M 5-6th periods

W 6th period
CSE E413

Instructor: Dr. Eleni Bozia
Office: Dauer 137
Phone: 352 273 3694

Office Hours: to be announecd

Textbooks (optional)

  • 1. D. M. Berry. Ed. 2012. Understanding Digital Humanities. Palgrave-Macmillan.
  • 2. E. Ch’ng, V. Gaffney, H. Chapman. Eds. 2013. Visual Heritage in the Digital Age. Springer.

  • Course Description

  • This course will focus on the study of digital humanities applications, games, tools, and social networks and the way they enhance traditional research in the humanities and the arts. The course will examine and expand on current theoretical discussions, presentation of applications, tools, and games. Finally, an interdisciplinary group project will engage the students into collaborative research and offer hands-on experience on contemporary digital tools.

  • Purpose of the Course

  • The purpose of the course is to expose students of different fields to the interdisciplinary research by introducing the importance of digital tools for enhanced study and research in the humanities and the arts, as well as the significance of understanding digital humanities concepts and how they affect the design of games and computational tools. The course will implement collaboration between digital scientists, artists, and humanists.

  • Course Requirements

    • Daily preparation of the assigned material is required and necessary. This will also help you succeed in your quizzes and exams.
    • Quizzes
    • Weekly Projects
    • Final Project

    Final project Due:
    Wednesday, April 13th
    Late work/makeup work will not be accepted, unless
    appropriate documentation is provided.


    1. Your perfect attendance is expected. The university recognizes the right of the individual professor to make attendance mandatory. After due warning, professors can prohibit further attendance and subsequently assign a failing grade for excessive absences.
    2. There will be no make-up work except in extraordinary and documented cases.
    3. Students requesting classroom accommodation must first register with the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will provide documentation to the student who must then provide this documentation to the Instructor when requesting accommodation.
    4. The use of cellular devices during class is strictly prohibited.
    5. Academic Honesty is expected at all times. We, the members of the University of Florida community, pledge to hold ourselves and our peers to the highest standards of honesty and integrity. On all work submitted for credit by students at the university, the following pledge is either required or implied: "On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid in doing this assignment."

    Minus grade scale:

  • A 93-100
  • A- 90-92
  • B+ 87-89
  • B 84-86
  • B- 80-83
  • C+ 77-79
  • C 74-76
  • C- 70-73
  • D+ 67-69
  • D 64-66
  • D- 60-63

  • Grades:
    Attendance and Participation 15%
    Quizzes 10%
    Weekly Projects (50% each)
    Final Project 25%

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences