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Spring 2020

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Magic: Theory And Practice


The purpose of this project is for you to learn to use digital humanities tools and methods, to generate new research, and to curate relevant subject materials for a zone of innovation in Religious Studies. For this assignment you will explore the intersections between Magic-Religion categories and identify primary sources on the same; you will sort and catalog selected items; format visual materials for presentation; collect sources and documents, images, videos, audio, and other types of files; provide research on the origins, sources, and use of these materials by practitioners and institutions.

Funding Agency

Swarthmore College Provost Office

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Professor Yvonne Chireau was awarded a Digital Humanities Curricular Grant from the Provost's Office for use in her spring 2020 course, Magic: Theory and Practice (RELG 102). The course syllabus and assignment instructions are made freely available here courtesy of the author.

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Religion Commons