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Reading ‘Writing History in the Digital Age’ at a Distance

I and my students have made some contributions to ‘Writing History in the Digital Age‘, the born-digital volume edited by  Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki. Rather than reflect on the writing process, I thought I’d topic model the volume to see what patterns emerged in the contributions. I use Mallet to do this. I’ve posted earlier about [...]
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On doing digital history – thoughts for new grad students

Academics / Archaeology : Electric Archaeology (3 years ago)

I’ve been asked this morning to talk to our new cohort of MA students on ‘doing digital history’. I thought about how I might do this. Typically, I’d throw together a powerpoint and begin talking about various tools, trends in the f... Read Post

Phonographs and Potsherds

Academics / Archaeology : The New Archaeology of the Mediterranean World (3 years ago)

A reference in Daniel Faltesek’s contribution to Dougherty and Nawrotzki’s Writing History in the Digital Age caught my interest. Faltesek discusses the rise of non-linear editing particularly in film, but he refers to an article by... Read Post

Some Comments on Writing History in the Digital Age

Academics / Archaeology : The New Archaeology of the Mediterranean World (3 years ago)

I’ve really enjoyed cruising through the Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki open peer-review volume called Writing History in the Digital Age which is slated to be published by University of Michigan Press’s new Digital Humanities... Read Post


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