You have found Critical Making in Digital History, HIST3812 Winter 2018 at Carleton University.

Start Here. WARNING: schedule subject to change.

Key Questions:

What happens to history as it gets digitized? That is, what does history look like, what happens to our materials, and the stories we tell or the questions we ask, as we abstract further and further away from ‘In Real Life’? What does ‘digital history’ really mean?

How will we explore this question?

You will choose a real world object/building/site here in Ottawa that you can access and:

Shawn Graham

I’m an Associate Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of History at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

No one is more surprised by this than me.

Office Hours

By chance or appointment. PA406, shawn.graham@carleton.ca


This is me

I’m currently working on things like machine learning, and the dodgy trade in human remains, and a textbook on digital archaeology with its own integrated computational environment. Recently I designed, built, and launched a journal for creativity in history and archaeology called Epoiesen. The journal went live in October 2017.


Now Read On: Core Concepts