A collaboration among interdisciplinary researchers at Concordia University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Project Arclight enables and encourages the study of 20th century American media through comparisons across time and space.
Generally speaking, to illuminate what data can do and how we can effectively employ big data in our research, we need to address its limits.
Since the launch of the app, we have been busy producing work that examines Arclight search results and exploring the exciting questions and answers it provides for media historians. Hopefully the works below provide useful case studies on ways you
As part of the launch of the Project Arclight app, and the 50th anniversary of the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, on October 9, 2015 the Media History Research Centre hosted a talk by Johanna Drucker. Drucker is
The code that powers the Arclight web app is available for download and reuse in our Github directory. None of our software development work would have been possible without the contributions of open source software developers. We were grateful to be able
We are delighted to announce that our open access e-book, The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and the Digital Humanities, is officially available today. Across the book’s seventeen chapters, media historians and digital humanities scholars reflect on what digital tools
We are proud to announce the forthcoming Arclight Guidebook to Media History and the Digital Humanities! Placing the field of media history into dialogue with the digital humanities, the book explores and raise new questions about researching media history within