What We’re Reading: October 18, 2007 Edition

In Remembrance of Roy A. Rosenzweig
On October 12th AHA Today recognized the life and work of Roy Rosenzweig, who passed away on the evening of October 11th. The news of this loss has spread across the Internet, where numerous blog posts and articles went up soon after Rosenzweig’s death. Here are links to a few:

  • Digital Historian Roy A. Rosenzweig
    The Washington Post’s Adam Bernstein details Rosenzweig’s contributions to the field of history, especially his impact on digital history.
  • In Memory of Roy Rosenzweig (1950-2007)
    HNN has created a tribute page to Rosenzweig, compiling reminiscences from colleagues, obituaries from newspapers, and career highlights from a variety of sources.
  • Remembering Roy Rosenzweig
    Scholar Dan Cohen takes a more personal look at Rosenzweig and his enthusiasm for his field, his colleagues, and his coffee.
  • Remembering Roy Rosenzweig
    Over at Edwired.org T. Mills Kelly explains that, “Al Gore may not have invented the Internet, but I think it is no exaggeration to claim that Roy invented Digital History as a field of serious scholarly endeavor.”
  • In Memoriam: Roy Rosenzweig, 1950-2007
    The History Graduate Student Association at the University of Maryland recognizes Rosenzweig’s life and work in a post on their HGSA blog.

Here is what else we’re reading:

Contributions from Debbie Ann Doyle, Elisabeth Grant, and Pillarisetti Sudhir

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