The Age of Revolutions in the Digital Age

Virtual Workshop Overview

Thank you for participating in the workshop for “The Age of Revolutions in the Digital Age”! Please view editors Dr. Mark Boonshoft (Duquesne University), Dr. Nora Slonimsky (ITPS/Iona College), and Dr. Ben Wright (University of Texas-Dallas) as they introduce the symposium and discuss their inspiration and rationale for the project.

The Age of Revolutions in the Digital Age – Editors Introduction

Schedule

Friday, September 11, 2020

9-11 a.m. ET –  Session One/Group One: Mapping Revolutions

  • Molly Nebiolo, “Visualizing Urban Space During the Age of Revolutions: Considerations and Realities of Digitally Mapping the Past”
  • Jessica Parr, “Geographies of Emancipation: Geospatial Technology in Mapping Black Thought in the Age of Revolution”
  • Cameron Shriver, “Mapping Myaamia Landownership, 1795-1846”

11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Session Two/Group Six: The Digital Present and Revolutionary Pasts

  • Joseph M. Adelman, “’A busy, bustling, disputatious tone:’ News Anxiety in the Age of Revolutions and Today”
  • Katlyn Carter, “Recording Revolutions: Stenography and Trust in the Eighteenth-Century”
  • Kyle Courtney, Title Forthcoming
  • Jordan Taylor, “Media Literacy in the Age of Revolutions”

Lunch break

2:15 – 4:15 p.m. – Session Three/Group Five: Coding Revolutions  

  • Jean Bauer, “Can a Committee Keep a Secret? Social Network Analysis, Treason, and the Second Continental Congress, 1775-1776”  
  • Gary Berton, Michael Crowder, Lubomir Ivanov, and Smiljana Petrovic, “The Text Attribution Project”  
  • Maeve Kane, “By Conversation with a Lady: Women’s Correspondence Networks in the Founders Online Database”

4:30 – 6 p.m. – Session Four/Group Three: Digital Publics 

  • Lindsay Chervinsky and Whitney Stewart, “Digital Public History and the Recreation of Presidential Spaces”  
  • Marcus Nevius, “Finding a “City of Refuges” in the Archives of the Age of Revolution, Or, At Least Those of North America’s Great Dismal Swamp”

Saturday, September 12, 2020

10 a.m. – Noon – Session Five/Group Four: Digital Analysis of Revolutionary Rhetoric

  • Carolyn Eastman, “Bringing the Elocution Revolution to Life”  
  • Barry Goldberg, ““The Things That Paine Stood For”: The Thomas Paine National Historical Association Looks Back on the Age of Revolutions”  
  • Brad Rittenhouse, Title Forthcoming

Lunch break

1 – 3 p.m. – Session Six/Group Two: Data and Databases

  • Sara Collini, “Revolutionary Labors: Creating a Relational Database to Explore Enslaved Midwives’ Work in Early America”
  • Christy Potroff and Taylor Galusha, “Newport’s Revolutionary Infrastructure”
  • Kyle Roberts and Benjamin Bankhurst, “New Media and Old Problems: Restoring Humanity in The Maryland Loyalism Project”

4 – 5 p.m. – Concluding Happy Hour (optional)
Bring a beverage of your choice and join us for an informal hang out at the end of the workshop!

Working Groups

Group One: Mapping Revolutions

  • Molly Nebiolo, “Visualizing Urban Space During the Age of Revolutions: Considerations and Realities of Digitally Mapping the Past”
  • Jessica Parr, “Geographies of Emancipation: Geospatial Technology in Mapping Black Thought in the Age of Revolution”
  • Cameron Shriver, “Mapping Myaamia Landownership, 1795-1846”

Group Two: Data and Databases

  • Sara Collini, “Revolutionary Labors: Creating a Relational Database to Explore Enslaved Midwives’ Work in Early America”
  • Christy Potroff and Taylor Galusha, “Newport’s Revolutionary Infrastructure”
  • Kyle Roberts and Benjamin Bankhurst, “New Media and Old Problems: Restoring Humanity in The Maryland Loyalism Project”

Group Three: Digital Publics

  • Lindsay Chervinsky and Whitney Stewart, “Digital Public History and the Recreation of Presidential Spaces”
  • Marcus Nevius, “Finding a “City of Refuge” in the Archives of the Age of Revolution, Or, At Least Those of North America’s Great Dismal Swamp”

Group Four: Digital Analysis of Revolutionary Rhetoric

  • Carolyn Eastman, “Bringing the Elocution Revolution to Life”
  • Barry Goldberg, ““The Things That Paine Stood For”: The Thomas Paine National Historical Association Looks Back on the Age of Revolutions”
  • Brad Rittenhouse, Title Forthcoming

Group Five: Coding Revolutions

  • Jean Bauer, “Can a Committee Keep a Secret?: Social Network Analysis, Treason, and the Second Continental Congress, 1775-1776”
  • Gary Berton, Michael Crowder, Lubomir Ivanov, and Smiljana Petrovic, “The Text Attribution Project”
  • Maeve Kane, “By Conversation with a Lady: Women’s Correspondence Networks in the Founders Online Database”

Group Six: The Digital Present and Revolutionary Pasts

  • Joseph M. Adelman, “’A busy, bustling, disputatious tone:’” News Anxiety in the Age of Revolutions and Today”
  • Katlyn Carter, “Recording Revolutions: Stenography and Trust in the Eighteenth-Century”
  • Kyle Courtney, Title Forthcoming
  • Jordan Taylor, “Media Literacy in the Age of Revolutions”

Author

css.php