What’s Next?

When I arrived in Fairfax in August 2004 to begin a post-doc at the Center for History and New Media, I didn’t have plans to stay for more than a couple of years. We can all see that that was demonstrably wrong. Now, at the close of my 13th year,  I am excited to announce …

Re-Presenting the Enslaved Community sold by the Maryland Province Jesuits in 1838

[This is an adaptation of the talk I gave for the 2016 Eleanor H. Boheim Lecture at Marquette University, sponsored by the Association of Marquette University Women on September 21, 2016.] In August 2015, Georgetown University President John DeGioia sent an email to the university community announcing the rededication of Mulledy Hall. In that email …

Returning Women to the History of Digital History

Note: I’ve posted an updated version of this essay. You can still read the original, published March 7, 2016, here. –Sharon May 30, 2017 Complicating “Great Man” Narrative of Digital History Edward Ayers. Stephen Brier. Joshua Brown. Daniel Cohen. Roy Rosenzweig. William Thomas. These are the names that spring to mind when many people think …