three columns in tweetdeck showing tweets from June 2015

Brief thoughts on Twitter

Today at noon I will be one of the panelists at a brownbag lunch session titled “Blogs, Writing Groups, Digital Classrooms, and More: Managing Your Academic Career in the Online Era” at the triennial meeting of the Southern Association of Women…

Some of the tools I use

My work life this summer has been predominantly focused on two summer institutes, one for art historians and one for historians, which give the participants an introduction to concepts and methods in digital (art) history. It was a lot of…

Digital Archives

Before these readings, the limit of my expectations of archival finding aids was simply that the full text be online. Having a few items digitized, like the handful of Maury letters at the Swem Special Collections, was a bonus. There…

Clio Wired Wrap Up

The question, since it’s not on the syllabus, was: what difference does new media make to doing history? Reflect on your time with us this semester. I want to address these in two sections. First, the disclaimer that I am…

Something Profound

A quote from this week’s readings that I particularly liked: Something profound happens when you work transparently—when you have to summon up your courage to listen to people and shape complex ideas out in public every day. Your work becomes…