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My Social Media Summer

August 25, 2017 by | Digital Scholarship

At the beginning of summer I started a social media experiment, to bring people into the Center for American War Letters Archive with me (and my collaborator Doug) virtually, via FB Live, to share some of our findings from WWII letters. I had no idea what to expect from this experiment, whether it would flounder

Into the Archive the impact of primary sources on the classroom experience

September 25, 2016 by | Pedagogy

Each time I teach the Introduction to Digital Humanities (ENG 484/584) course the students tell me that their favorite experience is the day we spend in the Center for American War Letters Archive, transcribing primary source documents.  The power of holding tangible historical objects overpowers any abstract discussion we have about scholarly practices or any