What are some unexplored ways that online environments can help us rethink “the archive”?
Video: Adam Charles Hart, “Beyond the Living Dead: Treasures from the George A. Romero Archive”
“The largest and most revelatory component of the archive is the hundreds of projects that George A. Romero never got to make.”
The Battle of Algiers as Ghost Archive: Specters of a Muslim International
Sohail Daulatzai on The Battle of Algiers’ “competing narratives, a battleground over the meaning and memory of decolonization and Western power, and a site for challenging the current imperial consensus.”
The Missing Links: An Archaeology of Digital Journalism
The news institution of the digital era as a linked archive: equal parts news provider and information portal.
Podcast: Catherine Clark, “Media And Memory At The Vidéothèque De Paris”
In this podcast, Catherine Clark looks at how “the utopian rhetoric of the Vidéothèque de Paris illuminates promises of the more recent revolution in digital history.”
Media and Memory at the Vidéothèque de Paris
Catherine E. Clark on how “the utopian rhetoric that accompanied the Vidéothèque’s creation helps illuminate and call into question the utopian promises of the much more recent revolution in digital history.”
Historians Look to Preserve “The Way Things Are” in Digital Publishing
“Perhaps we’d find out what the historian of the 21st century should look like, rather than how to protect the career path of the 20th-century historian for decades to come.”