Posts Tagged: digital history

Digital Harlem, Visualization, and Data in the Humanities

On February 3, 2017, I delivered the keynote address at the 9th Annual Bridging the Spectrum Symposium on Scholarship and Practice in Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America. The talk, entitled “Digital Harlem, Visualization, and Data

Digital Harlem, Visualization, and Data in the Humanities

On February 3, 2017, I delivered the keynote address at the 9th Annual Bridging the Spectrum Symposium on Scholarship and Practice in Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America. The talk, entitled “Digital Harlem, Visualization, and Data

“Searching for Anglo-American Digital Legal History” published

My article “Searching for Anglo-American Digital Legal History,” has been published in Law and History Review 34, 4 (November 2016), a special issue on digital legal history. ABSTRACT As the fields of digital humanities and digital history have grown in scale and visibility

“Searching for Anglo-American Digital Legal History” published

My article “Searching for Anglo-American Digital Legal History,” has been published in Law and History Review 34, 4 (November 2016), a special issue on digital legal history. ABSTRACT As the fields of digital humanities and digital history have grown in scale and visibility

Toward a Spatial Narrative of the 1935 Harlem Riot

“Toward a Spatial Narrative of the 1935 Harlem Riot: Mapping and Storytelling after the Geospatial Turn,” New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Mapping History Digitally: An International Workshop and Conference, German Historical Institute, October 20. ABSTRACT This lecture considers spatial

Toward a Spatial Narrative of the 1935 Harlem Riot

“Toward a Spatial Narrative of the 1935 Harlem Riot: Mapping and Storytelling after the Geospatial Turn,” New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Mapping History Digitally: An International Workshop and Conference, German Historical Institute, October 20. ABSTRACT This lecture considers spatial

The Differences between Digital Humanities and Digital History (DDH2016)

My chapter, “The Differences between Digital Humanities and Digital History,” has appeared in Debates in Digital Humanities 2016, expertly edited by Lauren Klein and Matt Gold (available in print and an open access online edition). The chapter is a revised and

The Differences between Digital Humanities and Digital History (DDH2016)

My chapter, “The Differences between Digital Humanities and Digital History,” has appeared in Debates in Digital Humanities 2016, expertly edited by Lauren Klein and Matt Gold (available in print and an open access online edition). The chapter is a revised and

Reviewing Digital History: An Exchange on Digital Harlem in the American Historical Review

The February 2016 issue of the American Historical Review includes an extended review of Digital Harlem — “Harlem Crime, Soapbox Speeches, and Beauty Parlors: Digital Historical Context and the Challenge of Preserving Source Integrity,” by Joshua Sternfeld, and my response, “Digital Mapping as

Reviewing Digital History: An Exchange on Digital Harlem in the American Historical Review

The February 2016 issue of the American Historical Review includes an extended review of Digital Harlem — “Harlem Crime, Soapbox Speeches, and Beauty Parlors: Digital Historical Context and the Challenge of Preserving Source Integrity,” by Joshua Sternfeld, and my response, “Digital Mapping as

The Future of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

[Cross-posted from the RRCHNM blog] This is the text of my presentation in the session on the future of digital humanities centers, on day two of RRCHNM20. November 15, 2014.  I wasn’t originally slated to be one of the speakers, but

The Future of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

[Cross-posted from the RRCHNM blog] This is the text of my presentation in the session on the future of digital humanities centers, on day two of RRCHNM20. November 15, 2014.  I wasn’t originally slated to be one of the speakers, but

Collecting Grains of Sand: Big Data and the History of Ordinary Individuals

On November 21, 2014, I’m presenting a paper titled “Collecting Grains of Sand: Big Data and the History of Ordinary Individuals” as part of the “Humanities and Big Data” panel at Big Data, Better World? A Transdisciplinary Studies Conference, November 21,

Collecting Grains of Sand: Big Data and the History of Ordinary Individuals

On November 21, 2014, I’m presenting a paper titled “Collecting Grains of Sand: Big Data and the History of Ordinary Individuals” as part of the “Humanities and Big Data” panel at Big Data, Better World? A Transdisciplinary Studies Conference, November 21,

CHNM’s Histories: Digital History & Teaching History

This is the second in a series of posts about aspects of RRCHNM’s history written to mark the Center’s 20th anniversary. No sooner had I published my blog post on the differences between digital history and digital humanities than I realized

CHNM’s Histories: Digital History & Teaching History

This is the second in a series of posts about aspects of RRCHNM’s history written to mark the Center’s 20th anniversary. No sooner had I published my blog post on the differences between digital history and digital humanities than I realized

CHNM’s Histories: Collaboration in Digital History

This is the first in a series of posts about aspects of RRCHNM’s history written to mark the Center’s 20th anniversary. (The second post is here) Collaboration has been by far the most popular of the five topics that we suggested

CHNM’s Histories: Collaboration in Digital History

This is the first in a series of posts about aspects of RRCHNM’s history written to mark the Center’s 20th anniversary. (The second post is here) Collaboration has been by far the most popular of the five topics that we suggested

Fall 2014: Clio Wired: An Introduction to History & New Media

This course is my version of HIST 696, the first of the two digital history courses required of all PhD students at GMU. I was introduced to this course during my first stint at GMU in 1998-99, one of the first years that Roy

Fall 2014: Clio Wired: An Introduction to History & New Media

This course is my version of HIST 696, the first of the two digital history courses required of all PhD students at GMU. I was introduced to this course during my first stint at GMU in 1998-99, one of the first years that Roy

The Long View of Digital Urban History

Roundtable at the Urban History Association Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, October 10, 2014 Chair and Moderator: LaDale Winling, Virginia Tech Participants: Colin Gordon, University of Iowa Susan Lawrence, Ohio State University Stephen Robertson, George Mason University, Center for History and New

The Long View of Digital Urban History

Roundtable at the Urban History Association Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, October 10, 2014 Chair and Moderator: LaDale Winling, Virginia Tech Participants: Colin Gordon, University of Iowa Susan Lawrence, Ohio State University Stephen Robertson, George Mason University, Center for History and New

The Differences between Digital History and Digital Humanities

The revised & expanded version of this post published in Debates in Digital Humanities 2016 is now online. For the last nine months I’ve spent much of my time exploring digital history. Part of becoming director of RRCHNM involved familiarizing myself

The Differences between Digital History and Digital Humanities

The revised & expanded version of this post published in Debates in Digital Humanities 2016 is now online. For the last nine months I’ve spent much of my time exploring digital history. Part of becoming director of RRCHNM involved familiarizing myself

Digital Harlem at the University of Pennsylvania

On April 1, I’ll be giving two talks on Digital Harlem at the University of Pennsylvania. Behind the Scenes at Digital Harlem Tools-and-Techniques in the Digital Humanities, Digital Humanities Forum TIME: 12:30-2:00pm LOCATION: Penn Library Digital Harlem is one of

Digital Harlem at the University of Pennsylvania

On April 1, I’ll be giving two talks on Digital Harlem at the University of Pennsylvania. Behind the Scenes at Digital Harlem Tools-and-Techniques in the Digital Humanities, Digital Humanities Forum TIME: 12:30-2:00pm LOCATION: Penn Library Digital Harlem is one of

Spring 2014: The Digital Past

HIST 390 The Digital Past Spring 2014 Syllabus This course is my version of HIST 390, the course first developed by Dan Cohen, which satisfies George Mason University’s general education IT requirement.  It has to include a range of topics

Spring 2014: The Digital Past

HIST 390 The Digital Past Spring 2014 Syllabus This course is my version of HIST 390, the course first developed by Dan Cohen, which satisfies George Mason University’s general education IT requirement.  It has to include a range of topics

Leaving Paper Behind

Moving means packing up my office. As you can see, on one side of the office are books; on the other, filing cabinets and piles of paper (it’s not usually this messy, I promise).  Most of the books are making

Leaving Paper Behind

Moving means packing up my office. As you can see, on one side of the office are books; on the other, filing cabinets and piles of paper (it’s not usually this messy, I promise).  Most of the books are making

Semester 1, 2013: Digital History

HSTY4011 Digital History New Honours Seminar Description: New technologies are transforming the work of historians, and the ways in which we interpret the past and communicate our ideas with others.  This seminar will critically examine the digital tools and resources

Semester 1, 2013: Digital History

HSTY4011 Digital History New Honours Seminar Description: New technologies are transforming the work of historians, and the ways in which we interpret the past and communicate our ideas with others.  This seminar will critically examine the digital tools and resources