04/24/2017: Chad Gaffield (Ottawa) @ RRCHNM

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.”

04/17/2017: Ed Summers (MITH) @ RRCHNM

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 […]

04/05/2017: Project Workshop @ RRCHNM

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 […]

04/21/2017: RRCHNM @ What is Digital Humanities? Workshop

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 […]

04/06/2017: RRCHNM @ OAH Annual Meeting

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

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.

Scholars as Students: Outcomes from Doing Digital History 2014

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 […]

Celebrate 20 Years of RRCHNM in November 2014

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 […]