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The making of James Madison’s Montpelier’s “The Mere Distinction of Colour” Q&A: Part 4

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Editor’s Note: Want to know more about what it takes to develop an award-winning exhibition about the lives of enslaved people at a founding father’s historic site? We did, too! In this series, we will learn more about what went into the new permanent exhibition The Mere Distinction of Colour (MDOC) at James Madison’s Montpelier (JMM) in Virginia. Read More

The making of James Madison’s Montpelier’s “The Mere Distinction of Colour” Q&A: Part 3

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Editor’s Note: Want to know more about what it takes to develop an award-winning exhibition about the lives of enslaved people at a founding father’s historic site? We did, too! In this series, we will learn more about what went into the new permanent exhibition The Mere Distinction of Colour (MDOC) at James Madison’s Montpelier (JMM) in Virginia. Read More

The making of James Madison’s Montpelier’s “The Mere Distinction of Colour” Q&A: Part 2

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Editor’s Note: Want to know more about what it takes to develop an award-winning exhibition about the lives of enslaved people at a founding father’s historic site? We did, too! In this series, we will learn more about what went into the new permanent exhibition The Mere Distinction of Colour (MDOC) at James Madison’s Montpelier (JMM) in Virginia. Read More

The making of James Madison’s Montpelier’s “The Mere Distinction of Colour” Q&A: Part 1

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Editor’s Note: Want to know more about what it takes to develop an award-winning exhibition about the lives of enslaved people at a founding father’s historic site? We did, too! In this series, we will learn more about what went into the new permanent exhibition “The Mere Distinction of Colour” (MDOC) at James Madison’s Montpelier (JMM) in Virginia. Read More

Highlights of [email protected] in 2018

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2018 has drawn to a close, and the [email protected] editors would be remiss if we deprived our readers of that beloved tradition: the year-end redux. We want to give you a sense of the most widely read, discussed, shared, and impactful posts of the year, but we find ourselves faced with the perennial problem of digital analysis: how do we assess impact? Read More

War Stories, History Harvests, and how we learned to adapt on the fly

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War Stories is an NEH grant-funded project that preserves the experiences of West Texas U.S. military veterans and their family members by digitizing documents and objects as well as conducting oral history interviews. Housed in the Angelo State University history department, the project is a collaboration between faculty, students, and community members. Read More

Teaching the digital self

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“Don’t include images because they slow everything down too much.” “Use tables and frames to organize your website.” “Visual interface is more important than content.” “Flash will save the internet.” “No one wants to read or watch videos on their tiny little phone.” “Use the brightest colors possible.” All of these statements had their axiomatic moment, but with the advantage of technological hindsight, these ideas seem archaic, though they are thirty years old at most. Read More