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PDP Podcast: Roundtable with Willard McCarty, Rolena Adorno, Edward Ayers & George Miles

This podcast is a recording from the closing session of The Past’s Digital Presence conference.  The speakers were: Willard McCarty, King’s College London (12.15) Rolena Adorno, Yale University (21.30) Edward Ayers, University of Richmond (37.45) George Miles, Yale University (47.15) … Continue reading

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PDP Podcast: Rachael Sullivan

This is another short podcast episode featuring a presenter from The Past’s Digital Presence Conference.  Rachael Sullivan’s presentation at the conference is titled ““Dickinson Meets DoubleClick: Remediating Poetry”. Rachael holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Nevada, Las … Continue reading

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PDP Podcast: Laila Shereen Sakr

Laila Shereen Sakr‘s presentation at The Past’s Digital Presence conference is titled “On Implementing the Digital Form: an Arabic-English Web-based Archive.” She is a poet, activist, scholar, and digital artist. Her work critically examines the nature of digital information and … Continue reading

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PDP Podcast: Lauren Klein

This is the first in a series of short podcast interviews with presenters from the upcoming conference at Yale, “The Past’s Digital Presence.” Lauren Klein’s presentation at the conference is titled “Towards an Ethics of Electronic Research: Accounting for Absence … Continue reading

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Event: The Past's Digital Presence, Session 2

THE PAST’S DIGITAL PRESENCE Saturday, February 20 The Digital Age Library Room 208 Claudia Schlessman, University of Pennsylvania, “The Scholar as Archivist: A Case Study in Negotiating the Borders between Description and Analysis” This study elucidates insights pertaining to source … Continue reading

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Event: Past's Digital Presence, Session 1

This is the first in a series of blogposts to feature sessions at Yale’s upcoming Past’s Digital Presence Conference.  Registration is open. If you are unable to attend, be sure to follow the #PDP2010 twitter feed. Saturday, February 20 10:15-11:45 … Continue reading

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Some reflections on "The Trouble With History"

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s recent article in Perspectives provoked a fairly strong response in me. Her experiences as a mother and graduate student strike close to home, particularly because she’s been a mentor and role model. And her use of poetry … Continue reading

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Writing History Event: "The Invisible College in the Digital Age," Sept 24 at Yale

From the Writing History group at Yale: We’ll be discussing “The Invisible College in a Digital Age,” with writer, historian, and fellow graduate student Jana Remy from the History department at UC Irvine. Founder of the “Making History Podcast.” Remy … Continue reading

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Keeping it Safe?

In reading a dissertation manual (albeit, IMO, an outdated one), I came across the advice to keep one’s dissertation-in-progress double-sealed in a Ziploc bag in the freezer. This was advocated to protect the manuscript from theft and fire. How preposterous … Continue reading

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Episode 8: Paul K. Longmore

In this latest episode of the podcast, historian Paul Longmore discusses the emerging field of disability history, offering recommendations to historians who are interested in pursuing research about disability. Paul is a Professor of History and Director of the Institute … Continue reading

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