CFP: Civil War Studies and the Digital (R)Evolution

The University Archives and Special Collections at American Public University System (APUS) will host its second annual history colloquium on Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the APUS Finance Center Auditorium in Charles Town, West Virginia. The colloquium theme is Civil War Studies and the Digital (R)Evolution and APUS invites scholars of all disciplines and levels to discuss and present their research on the following topics within that broader context:

  • Digital Humanities and Historiography
  • Uncovering “hidden” sources through Linked Open Data
  • Revisionism, Traditionalism, and Social Media
  • Meta and Micro History in the age of Google
  • Virtual public history and historical collections

Of course these are only suggestions; all proposals will be considered that set out to examine the implications of digital technologies and movements on the study of the Civil War-era.

To submit a proposal or for more information contact Brad Wiles at 304-724-2670 or bwiles@apus.edu.

Submissions should include the following:

  • Name and contact information
  • Affiliation or credentials
  • Presentation/Paper topic or title with brief abstract (100 words)
  • Audio-visual or other specifications
Proposals will be accepted until Friday January 18, 2013.
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