Medieval London by Maryanne Kowaleski

These collections of short essays and images of medieval London objects, buildings, streets, and other sites were compiled by students at the Fordham London Centre’s study abroad program who in Spring 2015 were enrolled in MVST 4654: Medieval London, an interdisciplinary capstone class focusing on the archaeology and history of medieval London. For this interdisciplinary capstone course, each...


Digital Paxton by Will Fenton

In 1764 Pennsylvania, a group of Scots-Irish Presbyterians, identified as the “Paxton Boys,” take the law into their own hands by killing a group of Christianized Indians at Conestoga Manor. What follows is a series of heated confrontations stretching from the Lancaster jailhouse to the streets of Philadelphia. The Digital Paxton will aggregate, annotate, and contextualize pamphlets and...


Writers Who Care by Kristen Turner

This peer-reviewed blog is organized and maintained by members of the Commission on Writing Teacher Education, a working group of the Conference on English Education. Our purposes for this blog stem from our passion for authentic student writing in K-16 schools. We believe that writing instruction is essential for students across grade levels and content areas and that writing is a way to help...


My Digital Footprint by Gregory Donovan

Young people are the canaries in our contemporary data mine. They are at the forefront of complex negotiations over privacy, property, and security in environments saturated with information systems. The productive and entertaining promises of proprietary media have led to widespread adoption among youth whose daily activities now generate troves of data that are mined for governance and profit....


Michelangelo by Maria Ruvoldt

Michelangelo showcases student work in the upper level Art History course that surveys the life, times, and works of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) This online exhibition, like the course from which it originates, traces Michalangelo’s development from his origins in fifteenth-century Florence to his role as the leading artist of sixteenth-century Rome and his ultimate fate as the "divine"...


The Codex Aubin Project by Katherina Fostano

The Codex Aubin Project reanimates and contextualizes an important and never before translated manuscript of Aztec history. In pictures and texts, the book tells of the migration out of Aztlan, the foundation of their capital of Tenochtitlan, the Spanish conquest of 1519-21, and the aftermath. Written in the Aztec language of Nahuatl, it has never been fully translated into English before, nor...


Digital Yoknapatawpha by Elizabeth Cornell

Digital Yoknapatawpha (DY) is an online timeline and map dedicated to the stories and novels set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County created by the American writer William Faulkner. An interdisciplinary, collaborative effort of dozens of scholars, technologists, and designers, the project is for researchers, teachers, students, and all readers of Faulkner. At the project's core is a...


The U.S. Goes Postal by Christy Pottroff

The U.S. Goes Postal: Mapping Union and War in the Antebellum Era is a digital mapping project that tracks the growth of post offices and postal routes in the United States from 1778 to 1878. This digital map shows how the postal map expanded unevenly beyond and within the nation's borders throughout this period. Using archival materials from the Smithsonian Postal Museum, the National Archives,...


Yaddo Archive Project by Micki McGee

The Yaddo Archive Project charts the relationships among the artists, writers, composers, and other intellectuals affiliated with the Yaddo, one of America’s oldest and most distinguished artists’ communities. Conceived by Dr. Micki McGee, the project's beta-visualization has been developed at Dr. Katy Börner's InfoViz Lab at Indiana University–Bloomington in consultation with Dr. Richard...


Vistas by Barbara Mundy

Vistas brings the visual culture of Spanish America online, offering a unique collection of paintings, sculptures, architectural monuments and objects from daily life. Spanish America once covered much of the Americas, from California to Chile. Its visual culture was forged in urban centers, religious and frontier communities, and indigenous towns. We invite you to explore the themes, gallery and...


The Latin Works of John Wyclif by Patrick Hornbeck

John Wyclif has been variously described as “the morning star of the Reformation” and as a preacher of “lying insanities in the ears of many.” In his time, he was both England’s most eminent theologian and its first heresiarch. His commitment to the reform of the 14th-century church and to the enterprise of vernacular theology contributed to nearly a century of religious dissent in late...


Keywords by Glenn Hendler

The Keywords Collaboratory invites visitors to engage in a collaborative discussion about the language we share. This hybrid print-digital publication includes over 90 essays, each on a complex and contested term such as "disability," "diversity," "finance," and "freedom." The print volume includes 64 essays, 30 of which are new for the second edition. Another 33 new and revised essays appear...


Internet Medieval Sourcebook by Paul Halsall

The Internet Medieval Sourcebook provides access to thousands of public domain and copy-permitted texts of primary sources for use in teaching all disciplines and periods of the middle ages. Designed for teachers, the site contains both older (copyright free) translations and newly translated texts, many only available here in e-text form.  

Internet History Sourcebooks Project by Paul Halsall

The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is, in many respects, the genesis of academic open-source bibliography. Since 1996, the website has made available a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use. It is divided into three main Sourcebooks (Ancient, Medieval, and Modern), from which nine subsidiary Sourcebooks are formed (African, East Asian, Global,...


Oxford Outremer Map Project by Laura Morreale

The Oxford Outremer Map Project reanimates a neglected but immensely important medieval artifact with digital tools. The Oxford Outremer map, likely drawn by an English monk named Matthew Paris, demonstrates a significant preoccupation with sacred geography in the time of the Crusades. This map provides the travel times in days south along the Mediterranean coastline to Jaffa where pilgrims would...


French of Outremer by Laura Morreale

The First Crusade and subsequent crusading expeditions to the East saw the establishment of permanent settlements by crusaders and their Latin European allies in the territories they had conquered. These settlements were known generally in the West as “the land across the sea,” or in the French vernacular, Outremer. In the lands of Outremer, crusaders introduced a new political presence and a...


Exploring Place in the French of Italy by Laura Morreale

Why did some Medieval Italians choose to write in French? A companion to Fordham’s French of Italy website, Exploring Place in the French of Italy orients these texts according to geography. In doing so, these maps provide a way of understanding the places medieval Italians described and imagined when they chose to write in French. This site contains maps of all the identifiable place names for...


French of Italy by Laura Morreale

Between the early twelfth and the late fifteenth centuries, many French texts were written by Italian-speaking authors or in Italian-speaking locations. Indeed, texts and writers in the medieval era knew no national boundaries. The French of Italy Website focuses on this linguistically diverse medieval world. Scholars in the Fordham Center for Medieval Studies continue to break new ground in this...


French of England by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne

The French of England website provides a comprehensive and ever-evolving list of Anglo-Norman texts and related secondary sources. Professors and students alike will benefit from this pedagogical treasure trove: a glossary of terms and definitions, syllabi for French of England courses, and links to web and print resources. The website is part of the French of England Project and is published by...


DigitalHudson by Roger Panetta

DigitalHudson shines a spotlight on the Hudson River, one of America's natural national treasures. The force that empowered New York City’s ascendancy to global metropolis, the Hudson River has been home to a range of people, technologies, flora, and fauna over the past four centuries. This archive showcases a vast array of materials from the river’s long cultural history: artistic renderings...


All Learners Learning Every Day by Rhonda Bondie

All Learners Learning Every Day (all-ed.org) is a teacher decision making framework used by teachers and co-teachers to ensure that all students are engaged, valued, and stretched in every lesson. ALL-ED provides instructional routines and tools used in planning and in practice that promote student autonomy and group learning as a means to sustain differentiated instruction. Teachers use all-ed...


Project REACH Online by Rhonda Bondie

In the 21st century is it critical that teachers are learning and being taught using the tools and methods available to K-12 students in their communities. Project REACH online is an example of a digital teaching platform that both furthers and evaluates the development of instructional competencies of teacher candidates. The site provides information on evidence-based practices for special...


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