Category Archives: Digital History

Lineup for 2017 Six-Shooters Session

Here is an alphabetical list of the presenters that we have confirmed for the Technology Committee-sponsored session, “Six-Shooters: A Digital Frontiers Lightning Round”: Adam Arenson, Manhattan College Jared Eberle, Oklahoma State University Jason Heppler, University of Nebraska at Omaha Jessica … Continue reading

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2016 WHA Six-Shooters Session

The 2016 Six-Shooters digital history lightning round session, sponsored by the WHA Technology Committee, featured seven presenters sharing their research, teaching, and public projects at the WHA conference in St. Paul, MN (photos by Doug Seefeldt, session chair): Sarah Clayton, … Continue reading

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Lineup for WHA 2016 Six-Shooters Session

Here is a list of the presenters that we have confirmed for the Technology Committee sponsored session, “Six-Shooters: A Digital Frontiers Lightning Round”: Sarah Clayton, University of Oklahoma Libraries Julie Davis, University of Minnesota Mikal Eckstrom, University of Nebraska, Lincoln … Continue reading

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Lineup for WHA 2015 Six-Shooters Session

Here are the presenters that we have confirmed for the Technology Committee sponsored session Six-Shooters: A Digital Frontiers Lightning Round Session: Cameron Blevins, Rutgers University Leisl Carr-Childers, University of Northern Iowa Jason Heppler, Stanford University Robert Jordan, Colorado State University … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to Our Session in Oakland …

Hello! I’m delighted that Doug Seefeldt has asked me to lead a breakout group at the Digital frontiers workshop and to serve as your humble Google-jockey* for digital materials related to public history. Last year’s session at Lake Tahoe set … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Oakland

Greetings! A brief introduction to foreground my role as session facilitator: As a graduate student at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, I have had the privilege of working for Doug Seefeldt and Will Thomas on research-based digital projects and in … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

We are pleased to welcome you back to the blog “WHA Digital Frontiers,” created to support the Western History Association’s annual Digital History Workshop, planned for Saturday, October 15, 2010 (4:00-5:30 PM) in Oakland, CA. The workshop is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Public History Breakout Session Summary and Link Fest

Thanks to all who participated in our public history breakout session. Here is a linkified recap of the session. We talked about two broad topics–teaching digital history to public history students, and institutions using digital tools to connect with the public. … Continue reading

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fragmentary notes from the “dork shorts”

In the Research Methods section of yesterday’s workshop, I jotted down brief notes from each attendee who shared their favorite tool or digital resource. These notes are fragmentary (I was, after all, also trying to lead the workshop and listen … Continue reading

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“Dork Shorts” at the WHA

This past weekend I attended THATCamp Bay Area, an “unconference” for digitally-minded humanists. Though I’ve attended two other THATCamps, this was the first one that did a “dork shorts” session, where each person that wants to present gets two minutes … Continue reading

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