Digital History

  • Meet the 2021 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

    Perspectives Daily

    Laura Ansley | Jun 7, 2021

    Introducing the three graduate students who will write about narrative and podcasts, the relationship between history and journalism, and the history of plant disease.
  • Reel or Unreal History

    Perspectives Daily

    Julianne Johnson | May 19, 2021

    Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.
  • Keeping It Real

    Perspectives Daily

    Abe Gibson | May 17, 2021

    How can historians combat "deepfakes," videos altered to show hyper-realistic people saying or doing things they never actually said or did?
  • History Podcasting Laid Bare

    News

    Laura Ansley | Apr 14, 2021

    How three historians worked with major outlets in the podcasting world to bring the salacious history of the Chippendales male...

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  • Fine Print

    Sara E. Morris and Jenny Presnell | Mar 17, 2021

    Changes to newspaper collections are the proverbial canaries in the coal mines for the accessibility of standard library resources in the future.
  • Writing Histories of Witchcraft in a Pandemic

    Richard Tomczak | Mar 1, 2021

    Students at Stony Brook University used a digital humanities project about times of crisis to connect their work on the...
  • Nancy Fitch (1946–2020)

    Gayle Brunelle and Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall | Feb 26, 2021

    Nancy Fitch, a specialist in French history and a pioneer in world history pedagogy and in digital history, died on November 15, 2020.
  • Slowing It Down

    Alex Lichtenstein | Feb 24, 2021

    The March issue of the AHR features the AHA presidential address, five full-length articles, two History Unclassified essays, reviews of video games...
  • The Story Doesn’t Fit in a Grid

    Scott Fralin and Jessica Taylor | Jan 14, 2021

    "Pivoting to digital" during COVID-19 was one of the most fraught and trying experiences for the organizers of The Land...
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