Professor Anne Rubin to Speak

On March 23, Anne Rubin, Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and author of A Shattered Nation: The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868, will deliver a lecture entitled “Beyond Archives and Illustrations: New Directions in Digital History.” Professor Rubin will consider the relationship between historical research and emerging digital technologies and will include a demonstration of her new work, a digital history project tracing the history and memory of Sherman’s March to the Sea in 1864. Professor Rubin’s presentation, cosponsored by University Libraries and the Department of English, will also help inaugurate the opening of the Alabama Digital Humanities Center in Gorgas Library. The event will take place in Gorgas 205 at 5 pm.