AHA Topics

Professional Life


African American, Digital Methods, Diplomatic/International, Military


Europe, United States

Episode Description

Arlene Díaz and Kalani Craig discuss their piece exploring the Spanish American War, the use of digital methods, and the place of collaboration in historical research. Then, with Hettie Williams, we revisit the life and work of historian Marion Thompson Wright.

Show Notes

In this Episode

Arlene Díaz (Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington)

Kalani Craig (Associate Professor of History and Co-Director of the Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities at Indiana University, Bloomington)

Hettie Williams (Director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture at University of Massachusetts Boston)

Daniel Story (Host and Producer, Digital Scholarship Librarian at UC Santa Cruz)


Hettie V. Williams, “An Early Practitioner of the ‘New’ Social History”


By Blue Dot Sessions

Order of Entrance

Code Entry

Four and Fourteen

Ether Ridge


Produced by Daniel Story, Conor Howard, and Phoebe Rettberg

Audio engineering and transcription support by Phoebe Rettberg