March 2, 2022
Happy March! We hope everyone had a great February and is looking forward to a a new month of digital history news.
1. Request for UNC History Faculty: The Digital History Lab is compiling a reference list of faculty members who have incorporated digital projects in past classes. We aim to connect professors working on similar projects. Please describe your project here. Thank you for your time and participation!
2. Enslavement During the French Revolution: Assistant professor of history at UA Little Rock Nathan Marvin has created a digital history project documenting “what happened to the enslaved people that were owned by the Roman Catholic Church in the French colonies.” The goal of his research was to center the narrative on the enslaved people instead of clergymen and politicians. Read more here and view the project here.
3. How to Create a Digital Project?: American University’s Digital History Methods course has released an updated guide on how to start a digital history project. The piece compiles articles on how to format your project, evaluating digital scholarship, and where to find financial support. Read the article here.
Make sure to contact the Digital History Lab if there are any skills you want to learn, need support with your own digital history projects, or are interested in our blog and/or podcast!
Thanks for reading,
The DHL Team (Ash, Cameron, Madeleine, & Craig)