Today, many human activities and fields of knowledge are changing due to the impact of new forms of digital codification. The debate concerning algorithms and artificial intelligence is just the most visible aspect of a much more complex phenomenon, whose implications must be dealt with by a new generation of specialists that may surpass traditional disciplinary boundaries.
In order to fill this gap, the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures has designed a new internationalized Master Degree’s Course in Text Sciences and Culture Enhancement in the Digital Age. Uniquely combining a now-more-than-ever key metacritical competence with the most up-to-date techniques in data processing and analysis, this course will train tomorrow’s leading experts in the digital humanities.
Students will develop transcultural competences, ranging from advanced IT skills and data mining to geomapping and public history. The digital analysis of textual data and cultural objects represents the core of this new course, which updates the innovative approach that has always characterized our Department. Students will have the chance to choose between two different curricula: