Teachinghistory.org Wins 2013 AASLH Award of Merit

Teachinghistory.org is honored to receive an Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). The AASLH Leadership in History Award, now in its 68th year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history. Teachinghistory.org is a free online resource for K-12 […]

Wikimédia France Research Award 2013

The first winner of the Wikimedia France Research Award is… Can history be open source ? Wikipedia and the future of the past by Roy Rosenzweig, published in The Journal of American History in 2006. This choice was made from thirty scientific publications on Wikimedia projects and free knowledge, directly submitted by the Wikimedia community. […]

THATCamp CHNM 2013

The Humanities and Technology Camp is a free, open unconference where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. Since its founding at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University in 2008, more than 105 THATCamps have been held in places all […]

Online U.S. History Course: Hidden in Plain Sight (Sp 2013)

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University is pleased to announce Hidden in Plain Sight, an online U.S. history course created for teachers with funding from the Virginia Department of Education. This Spring 2013 course may be taken for recertification points or for graduate credit. 45 Recertification Points Participants […]

What Was America's Longest Running Radio Show?

Sidelights Home | Body Odor | Betty Crocker | M&Ms | Tissues | Radio Show | American Family Q: What Was America’s Longest-Running Radio Show? A: The Grand Ole Opry. In 1925, Nashville radio station WSM went on the air. Like many early radio stations, it was the voice of a particular commercial enterprise—in this […]

"That's Why I'm Marching": Mobilizing African Americans for War

Episodes Home | Nation | Chaplin | Mobilizing | Napoleon | Revolution “FREEDOM ROAD” (LYRICS) Josh White, a singer most famous for religious songs and folk tunes, here joins with poet Langston Hughes in the song “Freedom Road,” in which he attempts to link the war abroad to the struggle for racial justice at home. […]

CHNM celebrates the 30th Anniversary of NECC

As the National Education Computer Conference (NECC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary in the nation’s capital, the CHNM Outreach Team was on-hand Monday to enjoy a busy afternoon speaking with an international audience at the Convention Center in Washington, DC. The CHNM poster session highlighted free tools for teachers that promote digital literacy and critical thinking: […]

CHNM to host inaugural THATCamp, May 31 – June 1, 2008

Short for “The Humanities and Technology Camp”, THATCamp is a BarCamp-style, user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities. THATCamp is organized and hosted by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Digital Campus, and THATPodcast.

RRCHNM’s Custom API for Data-Driven Projects

RRCHNM is a shop that is more and more working on computational history and historical data visualization. But we are also first and foremost a web shop: ever since Roy Rosenzweig saw the potential of the internet and left CD ROMs behind, we’ve been committed to delivering history via people’s web browsers. Those two commitments […]