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  • Workshop

Python for Humanists

This short workshop will introduce humanists to the programming language Python and the numerous possibilities for its use for research in the humanities. No prior programming experience required!
This workshop will be offered several times during the fall semester. Stay tuned for more information!

    This event has already occurred

    October 19, 2022, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Goldstein Electronic Classroom (Room 114), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
    Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
    A person sits at a desk in the Biotech Commons

    Having attended this workshop, participants can expect to be able to:

    • set up a Python coding environment suitable for use with their own computer.
    • recognize potential use cases for Python and its libraries as humanistic research tools.
    • demonstrate familiarity with fundamental Python syntax and concepts such as variables, data types, lists, and conditionals.
    • identify available resources for practicing skills and creating projects with Python.