Digital History

  • 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...
  • Narratives and Counternarratives

    Allison Robinson | Dec 3, 2020

    Allison Robinson designed a project to help develop students' digital history skills.
  • Reverb Effect

    Daniela Sheinin | Nov 5, 2020

    The University of Michigan's grad students are sharing their research on a new public platform: a podcast.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 13, 2020

    Should we be drawing a finer distinction between digital distribution and digital investigation in history?
  • Accuracy and Authenticity in a Digital City

    Anne Sarah Rubin | Oct 7, 2020

    Building a digital world raises questions about privileging the accuracy of small details at the expense of portraying larger historical themes. 
  • Research-Led Digitization

    Ellen Feingold and Leigh Gardner | Oct 6, 2020

    "Money and Exchange in West Africa" used a research-led digitization process to expand access to both museum objects and academic research.
  • Sleep, Food, and Sex

    Alex Lichtenstein | Sep 28, 2020

    The October issue of the AHR features four research articles, a lively AHR Exchange, a roundtable review of a new...
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