RRCHNM20

RRCHNM20 is a collection of material about projects created by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University in the first twenty years of its existence, 1994-2014. It aims to offer insight on the process of creating digital history, and to highlight the roles of a range of staff and […]

Jessica Mack @ CLAH 2021

Dr. Jessica Mack, a postdoctoral fellow at RRCHNM, will chair and present in a panel titled “Building Modernization: Urban Megaprojects in 20th Century Latin America” at the Conference on Latin American History’s 2021 annual meeting. Dr. Mack will present her work titled “Building the Lettered City: Planning and Construction in Ciudad Universitaria, 1950-54.” You can […]

Current Research in Digital History 2020

Today RRCHNM is publishing the third issue of our open-access, peer-reviewed publication Current Research in Digital History. This issue features six essays on topics ranging from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s (SNCC) national network-based infrastructure, maritime mobility in mid-nineteenth century Puget Sound, and reimagined regional identities of Colorado and New Mexico’s San Luis Valley, to women’s key roles as mediators in Ottoman-Algerian […]

10/10/2019: RRCHNM @ Religion in Place

John Turner and Lincoln Mullen will be participating in a symposium hosted by St. Louis University from October 10 to 12 on “Religion in Place: Spaces | Borders | Bodies.” They will be discussing RRCHNM’s recently begun project, American Religious Ecologies.

2019 CHSS Celebration of Achievement

The George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ annual Celebration of Achievement will take place on October 17th at the Country Club of Fairfax. The reception will begin at 5pm with the awards program starting at 5:45pm. The event will highlight the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media in celebration of […]

Current Research in Digital History 2019

Today RRCHNM is publishing the second annual issue of our open-access, peer-reviewed publication Current Research in Digital History. This issue features 13 essays on topics ranging from Catholic enslavers in early Maryland, women’s activism in the 1970s Black Arts Movement, and a social network analysis of the Colored Conventions, to Latter-day Saints of black-African descent, nineteenth-century postmistresses, and […]

RRCHNM to Digitize the 1926 Census of Religious Bodies

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is pleased to announce that it has received a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support Mapping American Religious Ecologies. The generous funding comes from the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program within the NEH’s Division of Preservation and Access. Mapping American […]

07/25/2019: RRCHNM @ ACH 2019 Conference

Laura Crossley will be presenting “Mining for the Implications of the Changing Landscape of Digital Humanities Blogging” at the Association for Computers and the Humanities 2019 Conference in Pittsburgh on July 25, 2019.

07/10/2019: RRCHNM @ DH2019

Jessica Otis and Faolan Cheslack-Postava will be presenting in the session “Clearing the Air for Maintenance and Repair: Strategies. Experiences, Full Disclosure” at DH 2019 in Utrecht, from July 9-12, 2019