Python for Humanities Open Source Curriculum Revision

This project will iterate on the open source Python for Humanities Curriculum ( to advance it to a state where it is suitable for broader field testing by digitial humanities instructors world-wide. Integral to this effort will be replacing the current dataset that contains only early English works with a comparable but much more representative dataset that would allow for learning exercises exploring DEI related questions.

Brief bio:

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David Palmquist, an Analyst Programmer at California State University, Fullerton, has been part of the Pollak Library systems team for over 5 years. As a Certified Software Carpentry instructor with the, he currently volunteers as a repository maintainer for the Data Analysis and Visualization in Python for Ecologists lesson. Previous contributions included work on Image Processing with Python and Introduction to Python. Passionate about empowering Titans to streamline research through Python automation, David advocates for such along with GIT and other open-source tools that can assist researchers in meeting grant funders’ open data retention requirements.