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Teaching Hidden History

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is developing a new course, Teaching Hidden History, with funding from 4-VA, an initiative dedicated to expanding educational opportunities and increasing collaborative research among Virginia universities. A hybrid course, Teaching Hidden History features online components and in-person meetings utilizing the 4-VA Telepresence rooms on the Mason and Virginia Tech […]

Histories of the National Mall Wins Outstanding Public History Award

The National Council on Public History selected Histories of the National Mall as the winner of the 2015 Outstanding Public History Award. The award is presented each year for work that contributes to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or that serves as a model of professional public history practice. The selection […]

Getty Foundation Funds Institute for Art History Graduate Students at RRCHNM

We are thrilled to announce that the Getty Foundation awarded a second grant to the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media to organize and run another summer institute in digital art history. This year, the Getty Foundation asked us to focus on graduate students in Masters and Doctoral programs. Participants will learn from […]

Digital History Fellowships available for Fall 2015

We’re pleased to announce that the Department of History & Art History at George Mason University has received another round of funding from the Provost’s PhD Award Program to admit two Digital History Fellows in each of the next three years. Fellows enrolling in Fall 2015 will receive stipends of $20,000 for two years, during which time they […]

In Memory of Michael Mizell-Nelson

The Center recently learned that a long-time collaborator and friend, Michael Mizell-Nelson, passed away after a battle with cancer. He was a driving force behind the success of the Hurricane Digital Memory Bank (HDMB), and was a public historian committed to his hometown of New Orleans and to teaching and fostering civic activism in his […]

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