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  • Google Arts and Culture Exhibits by Emma Rothberg

    Today’s project showcase comes from Emma Rothberg, a PhD Candidate in the History Department focusing on Nineteenth and early Twentieth century urban, cultural, and gender history. Her project was done in her capacity as the U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader … Continued

  • Newsletter 5/14

      Hello Colleagues, First off, to all of those receiving degrees and graduating, congratulations!!! The DHL wanted to send out one last email before we go on (hopefully) grand summer adventures. Our new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, has just dropped its … Continued

  • The Cutting Room Floor: Episode 1—Transcontinental Golf

    The Digital History Lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill presents The Cutting Room Floor – incredibly true stories from the past unearthed by historians, told by historians. Each episode features a guest historian who tells a fascinating … Continued

  • “Animating Queer History” by Michael Robert Gawlik

    Today’s project showcase comes from Michael Robert Gawlik, an MA Student focusing on Visual Communication at UNC’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media. For more about Michael and his digital public humanities projects, please see his website: Only five US … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/26

    Dear Colleagues, Congratulations on making it to the last full week of classes! Here’s your weekly fix of Digital History content: The Digital History working group will have its next meeting on Wednesday 04/28. This week’s discussion will be led … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/19

    Dear Colleagues, This week’s newsletter features games, colorized historical photos, and reflections on using keyword searches in digital archives. Read more about all that and other DHL updates below: The “Historical Games Network” launched last week. The HGN “brings together … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/12

    Hello Colleagues, We hope you each had a nice weekend and enjoyed the sun. Here is a quick update on all things DHL this week. The latest episode of The Lens is available to listen on multiple platforms. In this … Continued

  • The Lens Ep. 11: Violence, Protest, and Appalachian Identity in Tyler Childers’ Music

    On this episode of the Lens, Emma and Craig are joined by Lucas Kelley, a PhD candidate in the History Department at UNC – Chapel Hill. Lucas discusses the historical importance of Tyler Childers’ most recent album, Long Violent History. … Continued

  • Newsletter 4/6

    Dear Colleagues, We hope you had a great weekend!  Here’s this week’s news and updates from the Digital History Lab. The DHL has begun production on the first episodes of its new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, and episodes will be released … Continued

  • Newsletter 3/29

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the DHL, and we hope you’ve had a great first week of spring! Here’s your weekly fix of digital history updates: Our new podcast, The Cutting Room Floor, is set to premiere in the coming weeks! This … Continued