Stephen Robertson, with Seth Denbo of the American Historical Association, will be presenting a project briefing on “Promoting a Public Face for Scholarly Journals” at the Coalition for Networked Information Membership meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, December 11 at 10.15am
Sean Takats will be presenting “Digital History as Artifacts” at the Society for History of Technology Annual Meeting in St. Louis on October 12, 2018, at 10.30am.
Kelly Schrum and Jennifer Rosenfeld will be presenting a poster at the National Council for the Social Studies Conference, in Washington, DC.
Kelly Schrum will be presenting at the National Social Studies Supervisors Association Conference, in Washington, DC.
Library of Congress Selects the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media for K-12 Interactive Development
We are proud to announce that the Library of Congress has selected the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) at George Mason University to develop Eagle Eye Citizen — an engaging, online and mobile-friendly interactive for K-12 students focused on Congress and civic participation. Working in collaboration with National History Day and […]
WebWise 2012 was not your average professional conference with a StarTrek actor and a punk rocker in the lineup as keynote speakers. The attendees of WebWise 2012, a conference sponsored by the Institute for Museum and Library Services for their grantees and other library, archives, and museum professionals, were inspired by LeVar Burton (Roots, Star […]
Dan Cohen, the director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media was featured as one of the 12 Tech Innovators in the Chronicle of Higher Ed this week. At a university where “Innovation is Tradition” Dr. Cohen seeks to “find new ways to do humanities research using digital tools, and give even […]
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a contract to CHNM, in partnership with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC), to help organize the 2012 WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital Age to be held February 29-March 2 at the Renaissance Harbor Place in Baltimore, MD. The theme for […]
RRCHNM is excited to announce a new grant award from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program. As part of the grant, RRCHNM will develop teaching resources on difficult to teach topics with a focus on teaching the history of religion in the United States in K-12 schools. Teachers, especially if they are […]
These teacher resources are based on the engaging primary sources found in the Shapell Manuscript Collection and are designed to improve students’ historical thinking skills. The resources cover topics such as Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with Jewish Americans, U.S. Travelers in the Holy Land, the Election of 1912, and John F. Kennedy’s approach to national service and they have been developed for those teaching secondary students in history and government.