Research project

This course is part of the programme
Digital Humanities, interdisciplinary programme

Objectives and competences

The students will strengthen their skills related to reading and critical analysis of relevant scientific literature;
ability to critically analyse relevant data;
skills related to public presentation of research;
ability to plan and carry out research work;
ability to develop argumentation and defence of their own research hypotheses and findings.


The enrolment in the study program Digital humanities.


1 Introduction
- Presentation of project objectives
- Instructions for project work
2 More detailed project work plan
- Determination of the groups and the division
of work
- Determination of the phases of the project
- Time Plan
- Consultations
3 Realization of project objectives
- Analysis of the situation
- Generation and selection of potential solutions
- Output in stages with intermediate representations
- Consultations
4 The final report and results
- Preparation of a report – a web page
- Consultations
5 Final analysis of the project
- Critical evaluation of the workflow and results
- Summary of experience

Intended learning outcomes

Students are expected to show a visible progress in their individual research work.


Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, Jeffrey Schnapp. Digital_Humanities. Cambirdge, Massachusetts & London: The MIT Press, 2012. 26. 10. 2015

Due to the nature of the subject other literature is not prescribed in advance. It is determined each year according to the contents of the selected project. Partly it is found by the students through research as a part of the study process.


Project (30%), active participation in the seminar (70%).

Lecturer's references

Izr. prof. dr. Katja Mihurko Poniž je predavateljica književnosti in dekanja na Fakulteti za humanistiko na Univerzi v Novi Gorici. Njena raziskovalna področja so novi pristopi v literarni vedi (predvsem študiji spolov), digitalna humanistika medkulturni stiki, literarna geografija, slovenska dramatika.
Dr. Katja Mihurko Poniž is an Associate Professor in Literature and a dean of the School of Humanitis of the University of Nova Gorica. Her research interests include: new approaches in literary sciences (predominantly gender studies), digital humanities, intercultural contacts, literary geography, Slovenian drama. In the field of Slovenian literature researc, her attention is devoted to the works of women writers.

MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Gendering the capital : Zofka Kveder's rhetorical construction of women's position in the urban topography. Neohelicon, ISSN 0324-4652, 2014, vol. 41, no. 1, str. 63-76.
MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Feminist literary studies in the context of Slovene academic writing. V: HLADNIK, Miran (ur.). Slovenska literarna veda danes = Slovene literary studies today, (Slavistična revija, ISSN 0350-6894, letn. 61, št. 1). Ljubljana: Slavistično društvo Slovenije, 2013, letn. 61, št. 1, str. 209-214, 215-221.
MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Nation and gender in the writings of Slovene women writers : 1848-1918. Aspasia, 2008, vol. 2, str. 28-43.
MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Gender and narration in the writings of three 19th-century Slovene women : Pavlina Pajk, Luiza Pesjak and Zofka Kveder. V: STEINBRÜGGE, Lieselotte (ur.), VAN DIJK, Suzan (ur.). Narrations genrées : écrivaines dans l'histoire européenne jusqu'au début du XXe siècle, (La République des Lettres, 56). Louvian; Paris; Walpole (MA): Peeters, 2014, str. 301-319.
MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. The representations of Slavic nations in the writings of Josipina Turnograjska. V: SANZ, Amelia (ur.). Women telling nations, (Women writers in history, 1). Amsterdam; New York: Rodopi, 2014, str. 169-190.