Digital technologies have created the opportunity to share oral history interviews in new ways, as evidenced by the many projects we discuss here on the blog and in the journal’s media reviews. The educational nonprofit, Clio, offers a place-based website and mobile interface to experience history where it happened. A recent update allows integration of […]
1txxLB94UGZBNmXBJXIF03 oupacademic: Michael J. Kramer, author of The Republic of Rock, has compiled a Spotify playlist of a few of the most influential songs of the modern American history and society. Learn more about his selections on the OUPblog.
byzeldiven: Van Gogh Shadow – The artist’s paintings brought to life
pbsthisdayinhistory: cheatsheet: cloudyskiesandcatharsis: Fictitious Dishes, Famous Meals From Literature by Dinah Fried I’ll have a Moby Dick to start and an On The Road for dessert, please. Sign me up for The Bell Jar and Heidi.
Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources Got a research paper or thesis to write for school or an onlineclass? Want to research using the Internet? Good luck. There’s a lot of junk out there — outdated pages, broken links, and inaccurate information. Using Google or Wikipedia may lead you to some results, […]
What Digital Humanists Do naturarerum: An excellent run-down of types of projects, considerations, & examples. Inspired by Miriam Posner’s informative, “How Did They Make That?”, this post answers the equally ubiquitous question (one I often wonder myself), "Why did they make that?“
How did they make that? | Miriam Posner’s Blog Many students tell me that in order to get started with digital humanities, they’d like to have some idea of what they might do and what technical skills they might need in order to do it. Here’s a set of digital humanities projects that might help […]
Here Be Duck Trees and Sea Swine: A Gorgeous [Interactive] Renaissance Map The first time one looks at a color print of Olaus Magnus’ 1539 Carta Marina, the eyes scan the crowded landmass and fix on the creatures in the western part of the map. Larger than the other images and framed by open space, they […]