Hear UR is a student-centered digital project based in the Department of History at the University of Rochester. Students enrolled in project-related courses are challenged to think about sharing historical research through new digital mediums such as blogs and podcasts. Undergraduate students involved in the course learn the basics of content management systems such WordPress....
This project aims to mark Morgan’s bicentennial by revisiting his various legacies, recovering and publicizing them while at the same time critically reevaluating them.
Architectural Biometrics is a platform that addresses the lack of tools for comparative analysis of spatial data. The platform is inspired by research on the Canadian and Ottoman railways, both of which include an array of prefabricated building designs that display fascinating dissimilarities.
The Bragdon Project uses the digital environment to re-create both the structure and the experience of a building that no longer exists: the main railroad station In Rochester between 1914 and 1963.
The digital humanities project ReEnvisioning Japan aims to capture the changing representations of Japan in the twentieth century through the digital preservation of tourism and travel objects as visual and material culture.
This digital archive provides unprecedented insight into the life and career of William Henry Seward, and into 19th and early 20th century political, cultural, and family life.
Televisual Time asks what a digital, distant reading of TV Guide might tell us about the medium of television and, particularly, its way of structuring time.
The Lazarus Project is a multi-spectral imaging project. It envelopes smaller initiatives that span many geographical locations and time periods. In the past, recovery efforts by students, consultants, and directors have discerned new scholarly information on French, Welsh and Italian manuscripts from the Medieval era. They have in the past and continue to work with some of the world’s...
Imagine walking the streets of the oldest living town in British America, able to visit different moments over the past four centuries in order to see both how the town and its residents changed and how the Atlantic world changed around them.