Week 13: Public Historians and Shared Authority on the Web

April 18

Read and Discuss:

Leslie Madsen-Brooks, “I nevertheless am a historian”: Digital Historical Practice and Malpractice around Black Confederate Soldiers, Writing History in the Digital Age , Spring 2012 version.

“Grappling with the Concept of Radical Trust,” History News, (July 2010)

Trevor Owens, Crowdsourcing Cultural Heritage: The Objectives are Upside Down, Trevor Owens’ blog, Mar. 2012.


Blog post:

Go to the National Archives and Records Administration Citizen Archivist website and experiment with one of the tasks.  Blog about your experience and the Citizen Archivist project as a whole.






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