Working Historians

Karen Sieber - Humanities Specialist, McGillicuddy Humanities Center, University of Maine

October 15, 2020

Karen Sieber is a Humanities Specialist for the Clement and Laura McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine. In this episode we discuss her academic and professional background, the major public history research projects with which she has been affiliated, her work at the Humanities Center, and our history-related recommendations

Recommendations: Visualizing the Red Summer http://visualizingtheredsummer.com/ Goin’ North: https://goinnorth.org/ Chicago Defender:https://www.chicagodefenderarchives.org/ African-American Civil War Soldiers Project: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/usct/african-american-civil-war-soldiers Monroe Work Today: https://plaintalkhistory.com/monroeandflorencework/ Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: https://snccdigital.org/ Charleston Syllabus: https://www.aaihs.org/resources/charlestonsyllabus/ Christopher Tomlins, In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History (Princeton University Press, 2020), https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691198668/in-the-matter-of-nat-turner Rob’s interview with Christopher Tomlins for the New Books Network: https://newbooksnetwork.com/christopher-tomlins-in-the-matter-of-nat-turner-a-speculative-history-princeton-up-2020/

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