Allen Romano

Associate Teaching Professor, Coordinator Digital Humanities Graduate Program
Allen Romano

Contact Information

Program in Interdisciplinary Humanities
Office Location
Diffenbaugh 434

Dr. Romano is a specialist in ancient Greek literature and culture with broad interests in digital humanities and pedagogy. He runs the new graduate program in Digital Humanities at FSU. He regularly teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in humanities broadly conceived (e.g. HUM 2020 “The Art of Being Human”), digital cultures and technology (the e-series course “Technologies of Memory from Antiquity to Today”), and digital humanities. Dr. Romano holds a Ph.D. from Stanford in Classics and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Classics and in Comparative Literature. Before coming to FSU he was a postdoc and lecturer at the University of Chicago. He won an FSU Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2010 and awards for Online Teaching and Course Design in 2016.

Areas of Interest
Text mining and machine learning; Greek poetry and drama; myth and mythography
Current Courses
Fall 2018: Hum 2020; Introduction to Digital Humanities 1 (Humanities Data)
Recent Past Courses
Technologies of Memory (IFS 3017), Introduction to Digital Humanities 1 (Humanities Data), Introduction to Digital Humanities 2 (Knowledge Curation), Digital Pedagogy, Hum 2020
Upcoming Courses
Spring 2019: Hum 2020, Intro to DH 2 (Knowledge Curation), Homeric Odysseys (@ OLLI)