Digital Humanities Sessions at the 2010 AHA Meeting

Out of hundreds of sessions at the 2010 American Historical Association annual meeting, nine are on digital matters. Nine. I'm on one-third of the sessions. It's 2010, and academic historians seem to feel that digital media and technology are not worth discussing, and that we can just go on doing what we've done, how we've … Continue reading Digital Humanities Sessions at the 2010 AHA Meeting

Smithsonian 2.0

For the next two days (Friday-Saturday, 23-24 January 2009) I'll be at the Smithsonian 2.0 meeting in Washington, D.C. From the description: Smithsonian 2.0 is a two-day interactive gathering exploring how the Smithsonian can better and more effectively reach the younger generation (teenage through college students) with its collections, materials, and expertise through the web … Continue reading Smithsonian 2.0

Frontiers in Digital History Conference

From the announcement from the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC): Frontiers in Digital History 2009 Annual Conference April 3–5, 2009 George Mason University What frontiers in digital history are we only beginning to explore, or have yet to explore? What promising but under-utilized tools, techniques, and ideas exist in digital media that can … Continue reading Frontiers in Digital History Conference

THATCamp 2009

THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp), which brings together scholars, librarians, curators, technologists, and developers for a two-day "unconference" that interactively explores the cutting edge of the digital humanities, was such a success this year that we're bringing it back in 2009. Better yet, we are pairing it with the Digital Humanities 2009 conference being … Continue reading THATCamp 2009

WordCamp Ed: Conference on WordPress for Education

From CHNM's Dave Lester, one of founders of THATCamp: The Humanities and Technology Camp, comes WordCamp Ed: WordCamp conferences are taking the blogging community by storm as one-day events to meet fellow WordPress users in regional communities. WordCamp Ed has been organized to specifically focus on WordPress and Education. The day-long event to take place … Continue reading WordCamp Ed: Conference on WordPress for Education