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Catastrophic History

A little audio plug for HIST 3CH3 (Catastrophic History), a new course on offer at McMaster University in January 2017. I’m excited about this new venture—and imagining new conduits for student discovery throughout the course. 17 more words

Teaching

"Intern"pretations: Stephen Barr

Stephen surmounted the vast store of raw video and audio footage at Menokin and created a  wonderful collection of video shorts covering topics from Oral Histories to Glass Project Team interviews. 1,286 more words
Menokin

Love Letters and the Digital Turn

There should be no need to mention in a blog about early American history that the digital turn is, perhaps, a fait accompli. However, over the past couple of years more and more articles have called into question the ways in which access to digital archives and digitized sources has changed both the questions historians ask and the kinds of research we do. 981 more words

Commentary

The Landscape of Civil War Commemoration

Here’s an interesting map showing the growth of Civil War monumentation in the US in the years after the Civil War.

You can access it here.

Digital History

A History of the World in Maps

Shocking really, what you can find on the Internet. I found this incredible video on one of the blogs that I follow. It charts world civilization, displaying political entities year-by-year. 173 more words

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Interview: Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War

Here’s in interview on Civil War Talk Radio hosted by Professor Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University with Thomas Army, author of Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War… 25 more words

Digital History

Report on Digitizing Enlightenment Symposium

The Digitizing Enlightenment Symposium was held from 12-13 July, 2016 at Western Sydney University. Convened with the collaboration of  Glenn Roe (ANU), the Digitizing Enlightenment Symposium brought together venerable and youthful, big and small, personal and collaborative digital humanities projects that focused on 18th-century France. 1,252 more words

Western Sydney University