The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University announces an exciting opportunity for historians of science, technology, and industry: a Digital History Workshop in New York.
CHNM's ECHO project invites public historians of science, technology, and industry in the New York area to our next workshop on the theory and practice of digital history. The workshop will be held on January 17, 2008 at the New York Public Library. Participants will explore the ways that digital technologies can facilitate the research, teaching, and presentation of history; genres of online history and tools; website infrastructure and design; scholarly collaboration; digitization and online collecting; the process of identifying and building online history audiences; and issues of copyright and preservation. There is no registration fee, but spaces are limited. Please submit an application form by December 1, 2007 (available at http://chnm.gmu.edu/tools/surveys/3794/); accepted participants will be notified by December 10**.
About ECHO and the Center for History and New Media. Since 2001, the ECHO project (Exploring and Collecting History Online—Science, Technology, and Industry, http://echo.gmu.edu) has promoted the collection and dissemination of the history of science and technology on the Web with the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since 1994, CHNM has used digital media and computer technology to develop innovative historical methods and tools for scholars, educators, students, and the general public.
Center for History and New Media
Department of History and Art History
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MSN 1E7
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://chnm.gmu.edu
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