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a born-digital, open-review volume edited by Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki

call for essays/ideas (late May 2011)

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Has the digital revolution transformed how we write about the past — or not? Have new technologies changed our essential work-craft as scholars, and the ways in which we think, teach, author, and publish? Does the digital age have broader implications for individual writing processes, or for the historical profession at large?

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Explore these questions in Writing History in the Digital Age, a born-digital, open-review edited volume, under contract with the University of Michigan Press for the Digital Humanities Series of its digitalculturebooks imprint.

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4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We invite you to contribute in the following ways:

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  • Post your one-paragraph theme and discuss other ideas by June 30th, 2011.
  • Submit a full draft of your essay and bibliography by August 15th, 2011.
  • Comment on essays, with invited experts, during the open review in Fall 2011.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Pending final selections, essay revisions, and approval by the Press, the volume will be published in traditional print and open-access digital versions. Learn more at our ProfHacker “Building a Born-Digital Edited Volume” post and participate here on our website.

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 Co-editors: Jack Dougherty (Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, USA) and Kristen Nawrotzki (University of Education, Heidelberg, Germany) [note: revised to add “teach” and ProfHacker link]

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Source: http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/evolution/call-may2011/