The Journal for Multimedia History
- Here's an example of some interesting historical work being done in these
days of web bells and whistles...
My, my, the list has fallen silent lately..
-aj wright // listowner
----- Original Message -----
From: Dina Iordanova <DI4@...>
To: Multiple recipients of list <mcdl@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 1999 3:39 AM
Subject: [MCDL:2598] Journal of Multi-Media History
> "Zelizer" <jmmh@...>
> We are pleased to announce the publication of volume 2 of
> THE JOURNAL FOR MULTIMEDIA HISTORY.
> Features include the award-winning article, "I Can Almost See the
> Lights of Home~A Field Trip to Harlan County, Kentucky," by
> Charles Hardy, III and Alessandro Portelli. (recent winner of the
> Oral History Association's 1999 Non-print Media Award for
> outstanding use of oral history.) Their "essay-in-sound"
> reconceptualizes the practice of oral history scholarship.
> "Frank Capra's America" features RealAudio versions of talks by
> Robert Brent Toplin, Lawrence Levine, and Dan T. Carter originally
> presented at the 1999 annual meeting of the American Historical
> Association; they are enhanced with film excerpts that highlight
> key points in their presentations.
> The first of two hypertext essays on "Teaching and
> Research" -- "Selling China: www.cnta.com and Cultural
> Nationalism" -- suggests how historians can use Web sites as
> primary source documents. The second, "Viva Computer Links not
> Chain Links!", reviews Web sites pertaining to the US-Mexican
> border region.
> "Historically Speaking" features an engaging interview (audio and
> text) with Thomas Sugrue, author of THE ORIGINS OF THE
> URBAN CRISIS and winner of the Bancroft Prize in History.
> Volume 2 also contains a variety of hypermedia reviews of Web
> sites, CD-ROMs, and video/audio documentary productions.
> Leading scholars evaluate substantive content, as well as discuss
> technical, pedagogical and aesthetic issues. The reviews include
> samples of the works reviewed.
> Check out our new issue and let us know what you think. It's at:
> Gerald Zahavi
> Julian Zelizer
> Julian Zelizer
> Assistant Professor of History and Public Policy
> Department of History
> Ten Broeck Hall 105
> University at Albany
> Albany, New York 12222
> (518) 442-3992
> Fax: 518-442-3477
> Dr. Dina Iordanova
> Centre for Mass Communication Research
> University of Leicester
> 104 Regent Road
> Leicester LE1 7LT
> phone 44-116-252-3877
> fax 44-116-252-5276
> Visit my home page at http://www.le.ac.uk/cmcr/di4/Main.html