Sheila Brennan is participating in It Takes a Village: Open Source Software Models of Collaboration and Sustainability, a forum organized by LYRASIS, with the support of IMLS, on October 4-5, in Baltimore
On Monday, April 24, at 12 noon, Chad Gaffield (Distinguished University Professor, Professor of History, and University Research Chair in Digital Scholarship, University of Ottawa), will be presenting a talk entitled “Digital History, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarship: A Canadian perspective on possible futures.”
On Monday, April 17, at 12 noon, Ed Summers (Lead Developer at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities) will give a talk entitled “Under Surveillance: Power and Empowerment in the Social Media Archive.” Ed Summers is the technical lead of Documenting the Now. This project, undertaken in collaboration with Washington University in St. Louis and […]
We are working with the Library of Congress to develop Eagle Eye Citizen, a mobile-friendly interactive that lets students and teachers solve and create civics and history challenges using primary sources. The site uses a game-based design to promote close reading, sourcing, contextualization, and critical thinking for a middle and high school audience. The challenges […]
Stephen Robertson will be leading a graduate student seminar entitled “Digital Mapping in Historical Research and Teaching,” and delivering a keynote address entitled “What is Digital Humanities? Trends, Possibilities and Limits,” at the What is Digital Humanities? workshop being held to launch GWonline: The Bibliography, Filmography, and Webography on Gender, War and the Western World since 1600, at the […]
Sharon Leon and Sheila Brennan will be at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History, in Indianapolis.
Stephen Robertson will be presenting “Tropy: A Digital Image Management Tool for Humanities Researchers,” in the Digital Demonstrations session at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, 5.00-6.00PM.
Doing Digital History 2014 and 2016 is designed to address the existing gap in digital history training for established scholars who need instruction and a professional learning community to explore digital methodologies and theories applicable to their historical research and teaching.
During the summer of 2014, Sharon Leon and Sheila Brennan, joined by a team of graduate assistants and expert scholars, oversaw one of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s most recent efforts to offer professional development for mid-career scholars: the Doing Digital History (DoingDH) summer institute. Funded by the National Endowment for […]
Plans are taking shape for the upcoming conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, November 14-15, 2014. The conference will reflect the spirit of THATCamp: the first day will be spent hacking the history of RRCHNM, working collectively to tell the story of how projects were […]