By Tiffany Baugh-Helton and Sarah King Elizabeth Warren is the professor. Everyone wants her to be their adviser. Warren has invited her most senior advisee to lead the day's discussion. She'll sit back with a slight smile on her face for most of the seminar until someone really screws up, at which point she'll use... Continue Reading →
So, you've been persuaded of the merits of teaching a class on digital history (or you've been wrangled into teaching one by your department), but how do you actually go about building a digital history class? Here are some ideas and suggestions to get you started. Do some reading on the relationship between digital history... Continue Reading →
This course introduces students to digital history. It begins by exploring digital history’s relationship to public history and digital humanities. Throughout the course students will explore digital history collections and blogs, writing reviews of digital history sites of their choice. This course aims to strike a balance between students, on the one hand, understanding and exploring the scope of digital history, and on the other, presenting their work digitally.
We'll be exploring the contemporary relevance of new historical scholarship, as well as current issues from a historical perspective. We'll also be posting new syllabi and essays on academia, alt-ac, digital history, and teaching. Stay tuned! The past isn't dead. It isn't even past.— William Faulkner
We're U.S. historians who care about bringing historical context to contemporary issues, teaching history in ways that account for and help explain recent developments, and producing scholarship that speaks to the present day. We invite you to: Follow this blog and our Twitter feed. Make use of the educational resources we post, including teaching ideas... Continue Reading →