Content Categorized ‘ncph2009’

Generations, demographics

Posted on April 22, 2009 under mw2009, ncph2009, public history | 6 Comments

In the very last session at Museums and the Web last weekend, Darren Peacock gave a provocative presentation arguing that our current methods of theorizing and evaluating participation in social media are misguided and ineffective, and that we need to complicate our analyses. He described the emphasis on the new digital generation and so on […]

Digital Projects Showcase at NCPH

Posted on April 6, 2009 under digital history, ncph2009, public history | 1 Comment

I’m going to post wrap-ups of my NCPH experience throughout the week, but here’s a morsel to start with. (crossposted at the NCPH 2009 conference blog) Public history is happening on the web. In Friday’s Digital Projects Showcase, we saw 10 presentations about web projects in various stages of development. The session was unfortunately in […]

Off to Providence

Posted on April 1, 2009 under ncph2009, public history

I’m heading off to Providence at the crack of dawn Friday for the NCPH conference.  (I know that some of you are already there!)  What will happen when over five hundred  public historians gather in one city?  Will there be an outbreak of historical interpretation?  Will obscure local history websites crash from the traffic?  Find […]